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Rebels’ 23-point comeback falls short against Northern Illinois

September 15th, 2014 (0)
Midway through the third quarter, whispers of a quarterback change echoed through Sam Boyd Stadium, where the scoreboard read 28-5 in favor of Northern Illinois. Then the UNLV offense that had produced only two touchdowns in 10 quarters of ...

Rebels have work cut out for them against Northern Illinois

September 12th, 2014 (0)
When speaking of college football powerhouses, Northern Illinois isn’t what comes to mind. But the Huskies have been nothing short of that, as they bring their 25-game regular season win streak to Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday at 4 ...

Rebels narrowly avoid humiliating loss to NCU

September 8th, 2014 (0)
UNLV came into Saturday’s game against Northern Colorado, a Football Championship Subdivision (FCS) level school, as 28-point favorites. The Rebels played like the ones who were from the FCS, but UNLV somehow found a way to win. UNLV overcame ...

Junior guard Cook out for the season with torn ACL

September 3rd, 2014 (0)
Runnin’ Rebels guard Daquan Cook will miss the entire 2014-15 season with a torn right anterior cruciate ligament (ACL), head coach Dave Rice announced Wednesday. “We feel terrible for Daquan,” Rice said in a statement. “He is an important ...

Rebels hoping deep receiving corps becomes a constant threat

August 24th, 2014 (0)
UNLV receivers combined for 3,105 receiving yards last season — the fourth most in school history and the most since 1997. Of those yards, they returned over 95 percent of them in 2014. This may arguably be the best ...

Decker named Rebels’ starting quarterback

August 15th, 2014 (0)
The announcement came much earlier than anticipated. Blake Decker will start the season at quarterback for UNLV, according to the Las Vegas Review-Journal. The 23-year-old junior college transfer beat out Nick Sherry for the starting job during the team’s ...

After season-ending shoulder injury, Hodge returns to Rebels practice

August 6th, 2014 (0)
  Last September, amidst UNLV’s blowout loss to Arizona, senior cornerback Sidney Hodge went down with a season-ending shoulder injury. Most believed it would be the last game Hodge would play as a Rebel. Hodge himself debated moving on ...

Rebels’ quarterback battle far from over

July 26th, 2014 (0)
The quarterback position is the most important position in football. A great one can elevate a mediocre team to an instant contender, and a poor one can hold an otherwise strong team below their potential. UNLV will take the ...

Predicting the Mountain West in 2014

July 23rd, 2014 (0)
College football season doesn’t start for another month, but it’s never too early to give out predictions on how the conference will fare this season. Here are my picks for the Mountain West’s All-Conference selection.   Editor’s Note: The ...

Once rivals, Birch and Burton now teammates

July 15th, 2014 (0)
  Khem Birch and Deonte Burton met on the hardwood four times in college. Birch led UNLV, while Burton captained Nevada-Reno. Tuesday they took to the court again, this time as teammates of the Washington Wizards. Birch was named ...
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