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Hey Reb leads the UNLV football team out for the first half of the Heart of Dallas Bowl against North Texas on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.

UNLV football guaranteed $1.3 million for 2017 game at Ohio State
rebels football:
Thu, Aug 14, 2014 (1:29 p.m.)
The UNLV football team will play at Ohio State during the 2017 season, the schools announced today. The Rebels will play Sept. 23, 2017, in Columbus, earning the largest payout in program history with ...

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Washington's Josh Shirley, center, Gregory Ducre, left, and Alameda Ta'amu celebrate a sack during the first half of the Alamo Bowl college football game against Baylor, Thursday, Dec. 29, 2011, at the Alamodome in San Antonio. (AP Photo/Darren Abate)
Rebels add Washington transfer to defensive line
UNLV quick hits:
Friday, August 8, 2014
The Rebels’ defensive line got a big boost today with the addition of Washington transfer Josh Shirley.

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UNLV teammates Robert Waterman (79) and Jake Phillips (46) celebrate a touchdown in the second quarter against Western Illinois at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Sept. 21, 2013.
As UNLV training camp commences, Robert Waterman still at center of it all
Rebels football:
Thursday, August 7, 2014
Robert Waterman has been at the center of UNLV’s offense for the past three seasons because, well, he’s the center. Since Sept. 1, 2011, Waterman has started 38 consecutive games, and in that time on the front lines he’s seen ...

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UNLV wide receivers Maika Mataele and Marcus Sullivan celebrate Mataele's touchdown reception against Utah State during their game Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Utah State won the game 28-24.
Warm reception: Rebels open camp with great confidence in deep receiving corps
UNLV football:
Wednesday, August 6, 2014
Maika Mataele is bouncing around and nearly jumping out of his shoes on one practice field at Rebel Park. It’s a Tuesday morning, one day before UNLV holds its first official day of practice, and it’s difficult to pinpoint exactly what has the senior receiver so excited ...

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UNLV takes on Utah State on Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013, at Sam Boyd Stadium. The university is working to enhance the game-day experience.
UNLV football season-ticket sales steady; officials pushing for more
unlv quick hits:
Saturday, August 2, 2014
Season-ticket sales for UNLV football are slightly ahead of last year’s figures with about one month until the Sept. 6 home opener against Northern Colorado. As of July 30, there have been 3,684 season tickets sold for the Rebels’ six-game home schedule. UNLV needs to average ...

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UNLV running back Tim Cornett gets past Utah State linebacker Jake Doughty during their game Saturday, Nov. 9, 2013 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Utah State won the game 28-24.
Rebels’ leading rusher signs free-agent deal with Houston Texans
UNLV quick hits:
Thursday, July 31, 2014
Former UNLV running back Tim Cornett will get a shot to make an NFL roster, and it’s coming in his backyard.

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A look at Sam Boyd Stadium during the 2014 Royal Purple Las Vegas Bowl.
UNLV officials hope to replace turf at Sam Boyd Stadium
rebels quick hits:
Wednesday, July 30, 2014
UNLV officials might not be done making upgrades to Sam Boyd Stadium. Director of Athletics Tina Kunzer-Murphy said Tuesday they hope to replace the turf playing surface at the stadium, which hosts UNLV football games. The project is estimated at $400,000-$700,000 and would replace turf installed in 2003. In May, a new...

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UNLV junior wide receiver Devante Davis catches his third touchdown in a 31-21 victory over Central Michigan at Sam Boyd Stadium Saturday, Sept. 14, 2013.
Is momentum on UNLV’s sideline?
point/counterpoint:
Sunday, July 27, 2014
Mountain West Conference Media Day was last week, and UNLV wasn't picked to win its division — but it wasn't picked to finish last, either. Here's how our reporters view the upcoming season for the Rebels, who are looking to play in consecutive bowl games for the first time in school history ...

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UNLV head coach Bobby Hauck argues for a call against Air Force in the first quarter of a game at Air Force Academy, Colo., on Thursday, Nov. 21, 2013.
Serious contender: Could this be UNLV football’s year to win the Mountain West?
ray brewer:
Thursday, July 24, 2014
UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck was only a minute or two into his press conference Wednesday when I was certain he misspoke ...

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UNLV wide receiver Devante Davis runs to the end zone during their Mountain West Conference game against San Diego State on Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013, at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNLV won 45-19.
Rebels optimistic as hectic offseason coming to a close
unlv football:
Thursday, July 24, 2014
The scrum surrounding UNLV coach Bobby Hauck on Wednesday in the Cosmopolitan at the Mountain West’s media days was noticeably larger and lasted longer than in the past couple of years. Relevance gives more import to Hauck’s words, not to mention ...

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Hey Reb leads the UNLV football team out for the first half of the Heart of Dallas Bowl against North Texas on Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014.
Mountain West commissioner has more questions than answers about future
college football:
Wednesday, July 23, 2014
Craig Thompson is entering his 16th season leading the Mountain West. He’s the only commissioner the league has ever had, and on Tuesday at the Cosmopolitan he briefly discussed that past before moving to the topic the assembled media was more interested in: the future.

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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:
Tuesday, July 22, 2014
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
unlv athletics:
Wednesday, July 2, 2014
Occasionally, it sounds like Jim Livengood doesn’t know what to do with himself ...

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