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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 [...]

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 [...]

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 [...]