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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 [...]

‘Flat’ Rebels get flattened by Wolf Pack, 45-10

‘Flat’ Rebels get flattened by Wolf Pack, 45-10

The Fremont Cannon is a blue again following Nevada’s stunningly one-sided 45-10 victory over UNLV on Saturday afternoon before a crowd of 23,569 at Sam Boyd Stadium. The Rebels, meanwhile, are simply black and blue. “They [...]

Rebels turn focus to Fremont Cannon after loss at Boise State

Rebels turn focus to Fremont Cannon after loss at Boise State

BOISE, Idaho — Tailback Jeremy McNichols rushed for 206 yards and four touchdowns to lead 20th-ranked Boise State to a 42-25 Mountain West victory over UNLV on Friday night at Albertsons Stadium. The injury-ravaged Rebels (4-7, [...]

Rebels score record 3 OT win over Wyoming, 69-66

Rebels score record 3 OT win over Wyoming, 69-66

Ever think you’d see the day UNLV’s football team outscored the Runnin’ Rebel basketball team? About 19 hours after the UNLV basketball team dropped its season opener to South Alabama, 76-68, Tony Sanchez’s Rebel football team [...]

Rebel comeback falls short, 30-24

Rebel comeback falls short, 30-24

SAN JOSE – UNLV coach Tony Sanchez has preached the importance of consistency as being a big key to helping turn his football program around. And Saturday night’s 30-24 loss at San Jose State could serve [...]

Colorado State crushes ‘flat’ Rebels, 42-23

Colorado State crushes ‘flat’ Rebels, 42-23

The slogan for UNLV’s football team this season is “Light The Fuse.” But someone forgot to bring the matches until the second half Saturday afternoon at Sam Boyd Stadium. By then the Rebels (3-5, 2-2), after [...]

Sneed, Rebels rebound for 41-38 win at Hawaii

Sneed, Rebels rebound for 41-38 win at Hawaii

What a difference a week makes. Seven days after failing to score an offensive touchdown and compiling just 122 yards in total offense in a 26-7 loss at San Diego State, UNLV rolled up 535 yards [...]

Aztecs cut Rebels off at the pass, 26-7

Aztecs cut Rebels off at the pass, 26-7

SAN DIEGO – Dalton Sneed’s first college start, which featured a memorable highlight-reel 91-yard touchdown scramble and a 45-20 victory over Fresno State, was one for the record books. But start No. 2 here Saturday night [...]