UNLV senior defensive tackle Ammir Aziz was surprised with a football scholarship after Friday’s practice at Rebel Park. He has been working nights as a security guard, but can now commit more time to football.
After six weeks of high-intensity meetings with generous high-fiving for the delivery of a comprehensive stadium development deal for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football, the Las Vegas Stadium Authority got down to more mundane work Thursday.
It only took an hour and a half Wednesday for Clark County to sell the bonds necessary to help finance the planned $1.8 billion Las Vegas stadium to 43 institutional investors.
UNLV lost its two standout starting defensive tackles after last season. Now sophomore Kolo Uasike is showing the Rebels still might be in good shape at that position.
UNLV sophomore running back Charles Williams missed almost the entire season last year after injuring his right ankle. Now he’s back trying to make up for lost time.