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UNLV football makes brief appearance in NCAA trial

Steve Marcus

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:
Wed, Jun 25, 2014 (2 a.m.)
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
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Tuesday, June 17, 2014
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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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A look at the new 21X48 LED video board in the north endzone of Sam Boyd Stadium.
New video board installed at Sam Boyd Stadium
unlv quick hits:
Friday, May 2, 2014
Sam Boyd Stadium, home of UNLV football, has a new $400,000 LED video board in the north endzone, the university announced today. Here are details on the $400,000 upgrade

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Head coach Bobby Hauck watches a play during UNLV football's Spring Showcase Friday, April 11, 2014.
More Rebels football games slated for national TV but no bonuses guaranteed
UNLV football: Four of UNLV's league games, including the Battle for the Fremont Cannon, will appear on ESPN networks
Thursday, April 17, 2014
The Rebels will play in front of a national audience at least five times this football season, the Mountain West announced today.

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Head coach Bobby Hauck cheers his players on during UNLV football's Spring Showcase on Friday, April 11, 2014.
Bowl ban could dampen spirits, but Rebels should be up for this game
UNLV football:
Wednesday, April 16, 2014
Handicapping how the UNLV football team will perform next season with no chance to reach a bowl game is impossible. The Rebels were banned ...

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Running back Adonis Smith finds a hole during UNLV football's Spring Showcase Friday, April 11, 2014.
Rebels’ running backs steal the show at Spring Showcase
UNLV football:
Saturday, April 12, 2014
QB Blake Decker’s battle with former starter Nick Sherry will be the most-watched position battle when the team resumes practices this summer, yet on Friday it was ...

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UNLV Athletic Director Tina Kunzer-Murphy responds to a question during a press conference on the NCAA postseason ban, Thursday, April 10, 2014.
UNLV football accepts blame yet still defiant in face of NCAA’s postseason ban
Rebels football: NCAA denies UNLV’s appeal and sanctions the program for failing to meet the Academic Progress Rate standard
Friday, April 11, 2014
With the NCAA’s decision made, UNLV football was simultaneously angry and disappointed with in the Academic Progress Rate failings that will keep the Rebels from competing in any postseason play this year. UNLV is the first FBS-level program to face ...

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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.
UNLV football banned from 2014 postseason for low grades
unlv football:
Thursday, April 10, 2014
The UNLV football team won’t be returning to a bowl game in 2014. The university announced today a bowl-game sanction by the NCAA because the program didn’t reach the minimum...

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(Clockwise) UNLV football wide receiver Jonathon James, a walk-on from Canyon Springs H.S. in North Las Vegas, is backed up by offensive linemen Brett Boyko, Cameron Jefferson, Charles Howard, Aleks Vekic and Tom Clarkson on Friday, March 28, 2014.
UNLV has its own ‘Rudy’
No matter how much playing time he gets, or doesn’t get, Jonathon James gives his all
Sunday, April 6, 2014
For each UNLV football practice, senior wide receiver Jonathon James wears the same sleeveless, gray T-shirt under his shoulder pads. He received the shirt in 2011 when he made the Rebels’ team as a walk-on and was given locker No. 105. Teams are allowed 105 players, meaning James was the Rebels’ last player. The shirt, with a red 105 on the front, is as a reminder of where James’ journey began ...

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