The Mountain West faces many questions as a new football season is about to begin. The conference’s media days are at Green Valley Ranch Resort on Tuesday and Wednesday.
Denior Javin White is the first UNLV player since John Lotulelei in 2012 to appear on the Butkus Award watch list. The award honors to the nation’s top linebacker.
The Rebels’ former offensive coordinator hopes to return to football after he receives a heart transplant because of congestive heart failure.
The 62-year-old, who needs a heart transplant, was one of coach Tony Sanchez’s first hires after taking over the program following the 2014 season.
John Robinson, the former long-time Southern California football coach who also had a six-year stint at UNLV, will be a senior consultant at Louisiana State.
The conference, which wants to balance control of start times for its athletic events and exposure, is in talks with several providers.
Wide receiver Randal Grimes, who transferred from Southern California to UNLV, was ruled eligible to play for the Rebels this season.
Already, the new UNLV football complex has paid off with several commitments for the 2020 recruiting class, pledges from the sorts of players who likely would have never considered the Rebels if not for such dedication to an on-campus facility.
CG Technology sportsbook posted odds Thursday on 12 entertaining cross-football 2019 season win total matchups, including UNLV-Raiders and Ohio State-Browns.
UNLV football season-ticket holders can pay $30 for T-shirts that represent the program’s five decades and a coin signifying the final year in Sam Boyd Stadium.
Nearly half in a recent survey said their schools were not following NCAA-directed guidance that calls for medical staff to make decisions independent of coaches and administrators.
Well-connected AEG Facilities has been named to manage the $1.8 billion, 65,000-seat Las Vegas stadium when it opens for the 2020 football season.
Florida linebacker Rayshad Jackson announced Saturday that he is transferring to UNLV. As a graduate transfer, he is eligible to play this season.
Wide receiver Ronald Gilliam, who plays at Serra High School in Gardena, California, chose the Rebels over scholarship offers from Arizona State, Florida, Kansas and Oregon.