Randal Grimes hopes to be eligible to play this season. UNLV has applied for a waiver for Grimes, but the NCAA has not made a decision.
By nearly every standard, the $1.8 billion Las Vegas stadium is about half finished.
The university is negotiating for a new shoe and apparel contract to replace the one with Nike that expires May 31. Nike had an exclusive negotiating window that ended April 1.
All 17 UNLV teams achieved an Academic Progress Rate multiyear score of greater than 950, well above the 930 required by the NCAA to be eligible for the postseason.
The Andre Agassi Foundation for Education is making an unspecified donation to help create an academic center for UNLV’s athletic department.
The Rebels will host Army on Oct. 19, 2024, in the new Raiders Stadium, and they visit the Black Knights on Oct. 7, 2028.
Las Vegas took one step closer Friday to landing major college postseason events such as the Final Four men’s basketball tournament and the College Football Playoff National Championship.
UNLV will play three games on CBS Sports Network next football season and one on an ESPN channel to be announced at a later date.