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UNLV football picked 4th in division; 3 Rebels make preseason team

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Brett Boyko (69), right, talks with teammates during practice at UNLV Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.

UNLV football picked 4th in division; 3 Rebels make preseason team
Rebels quick hits:
Tue, Jul 22, 2014 (10:26 a.m.)
UNLV was picked to finish fourth in its division while three Rebels were named to the preseason All-Mountain West team, it was announced today at the league’s annual media days at the Cosmopolitan. The teams and standings are selected by members of the media.

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Utah State quarterback Chuckie Keeton celebrates during the fourth quarter of a game against UNLV on Saturday, Sept. 29, 2012, in Logan, Utah.
College football by the Vegas odds: Sports book preview of the Mountain West
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
The Mountain West Conference was once not too long ago the backyard secret that football fans in this part of the country begged to broadcast. Over the past few years, the league has turned down so drastically that it’s more deserving of getting shoved into a closet and ...

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UNLV head coach Bobby Hauck listens to a question during a news conference for the Heart of Dallas Bowl Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
Bern’s-Eye View: Predicting the Mountain West’s best this football season
analysis:
Monday, July 21, 2014
The biggest question facing UNLV football at this point last year was whether or not the Rebels would finally win more than two games. Compared to that, this year’s quandaries already feel like success ...

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UNLV Athletic Director Jim Livengood details the circumstances surrounding his retirement Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Q+A: Former UNLV AD Jim Livengood busy in his retirement
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Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Occasionally, it sounds like Jim Livengood doesn’t know what to do with himself ...

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UNLV head coach Bobby Hauck hugs defensive back Mike Horsey after defeating San Diego State 45-19 in their Mountain West Conference game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at Sam Boyd Stadium.
UNLV and NCAA, for once, on same side of table with football decision
Rebels football: UNLV Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy credits Rebels' academic support staff for working to gain unprecedented reversal in APR case
Friday, June 27, 2014
A couple of months ago, UNLV Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy sat at one end of the conference table in her office explaining how UNLV would respond to becoming the first Division I football program ...

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UNLV wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr. looks to make a catch during a team practice at Rebel Park on Friday, Aug. 9, 2013.
Redskins sign undrafted UNLV wide receiver Jerry Rice Jr.
Thursday, June 26, 2014
http://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/dc-sports-bog/wp/2014/06/26/redskins-sign-undrafted-wide-receiver-jerry-rice-jr

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UNLV defensive back Mike Horsey and head coach Bobby Hauck chest bump after the defense stopped San Diego State during their Mountain West Conference game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV won 45-19.
UNLV football’s postseason ban is lifted this season
Rebels football: The university resubmitted its numbers after discovering some possible differences and reached the NCAA's minimum score
Thursday, June 26, 2014
It appears UNLV football will be eligible for the postseason this year, after all. A source confirmed an earlier report that a miscalculation was the reason the Rebels’ Academic Progress Rate score fell below the NCAA’s minimum and that the new score meets the standard of 930.

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Fireworks explode before UNLV's home opener against the University of Arizona at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Sept. 7, 2013.
UNLV football makes brief appearance in NCAA trial
Rebels quick hits:
Wednesday, June 25, 2014
The ongoing trial pitting a group of plaintiffs led by Henderson resident Ed O’Bannon against the NCAA is primarily about college athletes not being able to profit from use of their likeness. However, with a long list of witnesses the topics at least mentioned during the case run the gamut of the college sports world. Including, it seems, UNLV football.

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Quarterback Blake Decker throws during UNLV football's Spring Showcase Friday, April 11, 2014.
Additional UNLV football game picked up for TV coverage
Rebels quick hits:
Thursday, June 19, 2014
The Rebels’ Nov. 1 home game at Sam Boyd Stadium against New Mexico will kick off at 2:30 p.m. and air on Root Sports, it was announced today. This is the seventh Rebel game that has been picked up for some type of coverage.

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Dalton Sneed
Arizona high school QB becomes UNLV’s first 2015 recruit, has tools to fit into Rebels’ offense
rebels football: Dalton Sneed completed 70 percent of his passes as a junior; runs spread offense similar to UNLV’s
Tuesday, June 17, 2014
Quarterback Dalton Sneed is just a two-star prospect by Rivals.com in the evaluating site’s scale of five stars used to rank recruits. But if the 6-foot-1 Sneed ...

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Head coach Bobby Hauck watches a play during UNLV football's Spring Showcase Friday, April 11, 2014.
UNLV football adds 13th game to the 2014 schedule
Rebels quick hits: The Rebels also learned the season opener at Arizona on Aug. 29 will air on ESPN
Thursday, May 29, 2014
UNLV football has added a game to the schedule and also learned it will open the season on ESPN, the school announced today. The Rebels will play...

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New Mexico's cornerback Caleb Kimbro, right, has a hard time catching up to UNLV's receiver Maika Mataele, left, in the first half Saturday evening Sept. 28, 2013, at University stadium in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Albuquerque Journal, Roberto E. Rosales)
UNLV receiver granted extra year of eligibility
Rebels quick hits:
Friday, May 23, 2014
One of UNLV football’s strengths got a little better today as the NCAA awarded another year of eligibility to receiver Maika Mataele, the school announced.

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Marquel Martin, far right second row, of Las Vegas is among 25 bachelors competing for the affection of Andi Dorfman on Season 10 of ABC’s “The Bachelorette.”
Former Rebel Marquel Martin part of ABC’s ‘The Bachelorette’
The 26-year-old Las Vegas resident and UFC employee played for the Rebels from 2005-09
Monday, May 19, 2014
Most UNLV football fans don’t remember Marquel Martin, a reserve defensive back from the Mike Sanford coaching era. After tonight, the 26-year-old Martin could be a household name for a different audience. ...

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Head coach Bobby Hauck thanks the fans in attendance during UNLV football's Spring Showcase Friday, April 11, 2014.
Pair of Rebels’ home football games change dates
UNLV quick hits:
Wednesday, May 14, 2014
The Rebels’ football schedule is switching a couple of home dates, with one game moving to Friday and another pushed back to the weekend.

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UNLV running back Tim Cornett runs a drill at the NFL Scouting Combine in Indianapolis, Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014.
UNLV’s Cornett, Gorman grad Grimble get their NFL chance
sports:
Sunday, May 11, 2014
No players with Las Vegas ties were selected in this year’s NFL Draft, which concluded Saturday with the final four rounds. Two will still get a crack in the league ...

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