Five burning questions as UNLV’s football team prepares to play against Fresno State at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
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Progress can be defined countless ways, and this includes how many reacted across social media to the Rebels falling as a two-touchdown favorite at home to a team destined for the Football Championship Subdivision level.
With Lexington Thomas leading the way with 453 rushing yards and six touchdowns, the Rebels have the nation’s 14th-ranked rushing offense at 250.3 yards per game.
UNLV second-year coach Tony Sanchez already has brought in two talented recruiting classes, including arguably the best one in school history in February that featured a Rebels-record 10 three-star recruits.
Redshirt freshman Dalton Sneed is in as the starter, junior returnee Kurt Palandech will have to prove himself off the bench for the second consecutive season, and Armani Rogers has an outside shot at playing as a true freshman.
Five players to watch when UNLV’s football team plays Fresno State at 7:30 p.m. Saturday at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV quarterback Johnny Stanton will miss at least three to four weeks with a knee injury suffered in Saturday’s 33-30 overtime loss to Idaho at Sam Boyd Stadium.
Tom Kemp, 80, and Len Schweitzer, 81, witnessed UNLV’s first football game in 1968, and they have witnessed just about every UNLV home football game since.
UNLV’s football game at San Diego State on Oct. 8 will kick off at 7:30 p.m. and be televised by ESPNU, the Mountain West announced Monday.
UNLV benefited when Albany discontinued its tennis program. That led to the Rebels landing Jovana Kenic, a Serbian who had 19 scholarship offers.
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