With the Rebels’ 45th season starting Thursday when they play Minnesota at Sam Boyd Stadium, the Las Vegas Review-Journal has put together a list of the top UNLV players from each year.
UNLV offensive coordinator Barney Cotton, who is in need of a heart transplant, is stepping aside. Offensive line coach Garin Justice will take his place.
John Robinson, the former long-time Southern California football coach who also had a six-year stint at UNLV, will be a senior consultant at Louisiana State.
The conference, which wants to balance control of start times for its athletic events and exposure, is in talks with several providers.
Wide receiver Randal Grimes, who transferred from Southern California to UNLV, was ruled eligible to play for the Rebels this season.
Already, the new UNLV football complex has paid off with several commitments for the 2020 recruiting class, pledges from the sorts of players who likely would have never considered the Rebels if not for such dedication to an on-campus facility.
CG Technology sportsbook posted odds Thursday on 12 entertaining cross-football 2019 season win total matchups, including UNLV-Raiders and Ohio State-Browns.
UNLV football season-ticket holders can pay $30 for T-shirts that represent the program’s five decades and a coin signifying the final year in Sam Boyd Stadium.
Nearly half in a recent survey said their schools were not following NCAA-directed guidance that calls for medical staff to make decisions independent of coaches and administrators.
Well-connected AEG Facilities has been named to manage the $1.8 billion, 65,000-seat Las Vegas stadium when it opens for the 2020 football season.