No fans will be allowed when San Jose State plays Boise State in Saturday’s Mountain West championship game at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV running back Charles Williams ran for 148 yards and two touchdowns against Hawaii on Saturday and moved into fourth place on the school’s career rushing list.
Hawaii set the tone by scoring on the second play from scrimmage Saturday against the Rebels, who finished with a winless season for the second time in school history.
Whether Saturday will be the final game for 18 UNLV seniors has yet to be determined. Athletes in fall sports won’t use up a year of eligibility because of the coronavirus pandemic.
First-year football coach Marcus Arroyo will get one more chance this season for his first victory at UNLV when the Rebels play at Hawaii on Saturday.
UNLV quarterback Max Gilliam apologized on Twitter after being shown eating sushi off a nude model in an episode of Bravo reality show “Below Deck.”
The California native is featured in an episode arc of “Below Deck” that started airing Monday night on Bravo.
UNLV’s positivity rate for COVID-19 over the past two weeks is 0.15 percent, and the Rebels are practicing in preparation of playing Hawaii next week.
UNLV has two games left to try to shed its winless label, but it wants to evaluate players to know who will be key contributors next season.
Max Gilliam has started all five games and received the bulk of playing time, but the Rebels have used four quarterbacks this season, including Doug Brumfield on Friday.
UNLV and Wyoming, two teams that understand how tenuous the situation is in the year of the coronavirus pandemic, will meet at 1 p.m. Friday at Allegiant Stadium.
UNLV took last week’s game being canceled as an opportunity to get back to work on the practice field in advance of Friday’s game against Wyoming.