UNLV football coach Barry Odom and several Rebels players were honored when the Mountain West announced its annual awards Tuesday.
Following Washington’s 36-33 home win over Oregon, the Ducks have won six games by an average of 26 points, while the Huskies have won six by an average of 6.5 points.
Barry Odom isn’t surprised to see his name or the name of his assistants pop up as candidates for coaching vacancies following UNLV’s successful football season.
UNLV will play in the Mountain West championship game Saturday after composite computer rankings broke a three-way tie with Boise State and San Jose State.
Broadcaster Matt Neverett got some vindication with UNLV clinching a share of the Mountain West football title months after facing ridicule and mockery.
Alabama faced fourth-and-goal at the Auburn 31 when Isaiah Bond caught a TD pass from Jalen Milroe in the corner of the end zone with 32 seconds left for a 27-24 win.
UNLV lost to San Jose State on Saturday, but still managed the program’s most wins since 1984. And the Rebels will likely still play in the Mountain West title game.
UNLV offensive coordinator Brennan Marion interviewed for the coaching job at San Diego State earlier this week, according to multiple reports.
UNLV dug a deep hole in the first half Saturday and lost to San Jose State, leaving the Mountain West championship game matchup unresolved.
Nine handicappers and the RJ’s David Schoen will offer five picks on college football games throughout the season — sides or totals.
The Rebels take on the Spartans at noon Saturday for a clash which will help determine which teams earn a place in the Mountain West Championship Game.
Ranked sixth nationally, UNLV’s special teams units have had as much to do with the 9-2 start as any facet of the Rebels’ game. UNLV hosts San Jose State on Saturday.
Las Vegas handicapper Bruce Marshall is an analyst at VegasInsider.com. He provides the Review-Journal with college football tech notes and trends.
UNLV will host San Jose State at Allegiant Stadium in the regular-season finale. If the Rebels win, they will host the Mountain West championship game.
Former UNLV and NFL quarterback Randall Cunningham was named an assistant coach for the school’s track and field program. He played at UNLV in the 1980s.