The Big Ten on Tuesday became the first Power Five conference to cancel its fall football season, the league announced.
Nevada sportsbooks took $1.87 billion in bets last year on football and won $122.4 million. But those numbers could be cut almost in half if the college football season is canceled.
The Mountain West will not play football games this fall and is postponing its season, according to multiple people familiar with the league’s decision.
UNLV football coach Marcus Arroyo and his staff have continued pursuing top talent and are producing a formidable recruiting class amid the uncertainty surrounding the season.
UNLV defensive end Nate Neal helped lead the formation of Mountain West United — a coalition of football players within the conference seeking certain assurances before they play this season.
UNLV’s football team will not play Louisiana Tech this year. The schools are working together to reschedule the game for another season, a UNLV spokesperson said Friday.
Mountain West football players have formed a coalition called Mountain West United and are seeking certain assurances and protections before they return to the football field this fall amid the coronavirus pandemic.
The Mountain West announced a schedule Wednesday of eight conference football games and two optional nonconference games. The season will begin Sept. 26.
UNLV’s football game at Iowa State on Sept. 19 could be in jeopardy in the wake of the Big 12’s amended schedule.
South Grand Prairie (Texas) senior linebacker Marsel McDuffie and Tyler Lee (Texas) senior defensive back Jakelyn Morgan announced their commitments Monday via Twitter.
UNLV’s field at Allegiant Stadium includes the team nickname in both end zones and the arched logo on the playing field.
The fifth-year senior on Friday was one of 91 players named to the Maxwell Award Watch List. The award is given annually to college football’s best all-around player.