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Rogers to the rescue: Rebels rally to keep bowl hopes alive

Rogers to the rescue: Rebels rally to keep bowl hopes alive

ALBUQUERQUE — With 54 seconds to go Friday night, UNLV’s 2017 bowl chances were on life support. Trailing 35-30, the Rebels were facing a 3rd-and-4 on their own 29 and had just one timeout remaining. And [...]

Rebels hold off Hawaii for second straight win, 31-23

Rebels hold off Hawaii for second straight win, 31-23

UNLV coach Tony Sanchez said he had one simple message for his team after it snapped a three-game losing streak with a 26-16 upset of Fresno State last week. “The biggest message during the week was [...]

Here’s Johnny! Stanton leads Rebels to upset of Fresno State

Here’s Johnny! Stanton leads Rebels to upset of Fresno State

FRESNO, Calif. – Don’t write off UNLV’s bowl hopes just quite yet. In a season marked by a shocking home loss to FCS Howard and a brutal second-half collapse at Air Force, the Rebels (3-5, 2-3) [...]

Rebels streak past San Jose State, 41-13

Rebels streak past San Jose State, 41-13

UNLV scored touchdowns on five of its first six possessions in the first half to build a 35-13 halftime lead and cruised to a 41-13 victory over San Jose State in its Mountain West opener on [...]

O-H-I-Ouch! Buckeyes thump Rebels, 54-21

O-H-I-Ouch! Buckeyes thump Rebels, 54-21

COLUMBUS, Ohio – After opening the season with a stunning upset loss to FCS Howard and rebounding with an impressive road win over a future FCS school in Idaho, UNLV finally got to play a game [...]

Rebels bounce back with 44-16 win over Idaho

Rebels bounce back with 44-16 win over Idaho

How do you move on from being on the wrong end of the worst upset in NCAA history? If you are the UNLV Rebels, you avenge the worst loss of your 2016 season. The Rebels (1-1) [...]

No joke: UNLV (45-point favorites) stunned by Howard, 43-40

No joke: UNLV (45-point favorites) stunned by Howard, 43-40

Unlike some of his predecessors, UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez has made an effort for his team to embrace its Las Vegas history. Promotional pictures of Sanchez and his squad have featured The Strip and the [...]

Boyd, Hughes honored as UNLV picked third in MW preseason poll

Boyd, Hughes honored as UNLV picked third in MW preseason poll

UNLV was picked to finish third in the West Division and the Rebels placed two players on the preseason all-conference team today at the Mountain West Football Media Summit at the Cosmopolitan Hotel. Senior wide receiver [...]

UNLV hosts Spring Showcase scrimmage on Saturday

UNLV hosts Spring Showcase scrimmage on Saturday

UNLV concludes spring practice on Saturday afternoon with a controlled situational scrimmage as part of its annual Spring Showcase at Peter Johann Memorial Field, the team’s soccer stadium located near the intersection of Swenson Avenue and [...]

Sanchez agrees to contract extension through 2021

Sanchez agrees to contract extension through 2021

UNLV announced Friday that the school has agreed “in principle” to a three-year contract extension for head football coach Tony Sanchez. Sanchez, who left Bishop Gorman High School after directing the Gaels to the first of [...]