UNLV will play its final game at Sam Boyd Stadium when the Rebels face San Jose State at 1 p.m. Saturday. The university has three likely options what to do with the property.
The public address announcer is as synonymous with UNLV as anything scarlet and gray, a significant part of the historic fabric that defines Rebels athletics.
UNLV hosted Weber State in the first football game ever played at Sam Boyd Stadium, then known as the Las Vegas Stadium.
Quarterback Doug Brumfield said he and his two teammates from Gardena, California, remain committed to UNLV even if coach Tony Sanchez is not retained.
This is the 10th installment of a weekly feature, except for UNLV’s two bye weeks, that will look at a notable Rebels game at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV moves to Allegiant Stadium next year.
The $2 billion Allegiant Stadium continues to be on time and on budget, even though completion of the cable net to support the translucent polymer roof won’t be completed until mid-December.
The growing pains that are Kenyon Oblad as UNLV’s starting quarterback continued Saturday, as two second-half interceptions played a major role in a 21-7 loss to Hawaii.
Hawaii quarterback Cole McDonald came off the bench to pass for 211 yards and rush for two short touchdowns to lift the Rainbow Warriors to a 21-7 victory over UNLV.
Handicapper Paul Stone went 4-1 ATS last week to run his contest-leading record to 31-24. Handicapper Dana Lane also went 4-1 last week and is second at 29-26.
UNLV’s Tony Sanchez and staff hit the recruiting trail last week and landed two commitments. They continue to recruit despite questions about Sanchez’s job status.