PROVO, Utah — On paper, it’s France against Russia. Or Britain. Or Italy (both times). It’s Bennett against John Matrix. It’s the Easy-Bake Oven against Wolfgang Puck.
Recruiting is the lifeblood for any college sport, and UNLV’s defense is anemic because of shortcomings in football coach Mike Sanford’s early classes.
Even now, as the season becomes more intense and the games more important, college football coaches work feverishly to line up next year’s recruiting classes.
Brigham Young’s loss last week at Texas Christian shifts the pressure to Utah as the Mountain West Conference’s only undefeated team and its best hope for a Bowl Championship Series bid.
UNLV football coach Mike Sanford made what seemed to be an astounding statement following Saturday’s 29-28 loss to Air Force when he said he thought the Rebels defended the option well.
If Mike Sanford is retained as UNLV’s football coach after this season, he might want to consider recruiting some defensive players.
The presidential election is a little more than two weeks away, and both candidates are trying to get to the magic number of 270.
UNR rolled up an astounding 444 yards rushing against UNLV, and Colorado State followed that a week later with 216 on the ground.
UNLV coach Mike Sanford was talking this week about the ways Phillip Payne could get better as a wide receiver, then Sanford started feeling guilty.