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Two UNLV recruits will serve church missions before joining team

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Green Valley holder Kyler Chavez signals good as kicker Conor Perkins' field goal splits the uprights during their game against Canyon Springs Thursday, Oct. 24, 2013. Green Valley won 44-43 on the last second field goal.

Two UNLV recruits will serve church missions before joining team
high school recruiting: Green Valley's Perkins, Silverado's Hunt expected to return for the 2016 college season
Fri, Jan 31, 2014 (noon)
Green Valley High kicker Conor Perkins and Silverado tight end Austin Hunt will serve Mormon church missions for two years before joining the UNLV football program. They are two of four Southern Nevada recruits committed for UNLV’s 2014 recruiting class.

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Another local product picks UNLV football, giving Rebels four LV recruits for 2014 class
rebels football:
Sunday, January 26, 2014
The UNLV football program grabbed a verbal commitment today from another local product for the 2014 signing class. And it’s another well-put-together recruit. One of Rebels’ coach Bobby Hauck’s desires on the recruiting trail is to sign players easily passing the eye test.

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Bobby Hauck led the UNLV football team all the way to the Heart of Dallas Bowl this past season—the first time the team played in a bowl game since 2000.
Regents reward UNLV's Hauck with contract extension, pay raise
Friday, January 24, 2014
Nevada’s higher education leaders today approved a $200,000 raise for UNLV football coach Bobby Hauck. Regents on a 10-3 vote approved a three-year contract extension with Hauck.

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Palo Verde defensive lineman Mike Hughes (50) battles in the trenches with Desert Vista's Sam Hartman during the second quarter of the 2012 AIA Sollenberger Classic football game on Saturday, Aug. 18, 2012, at University of Phoenix Stadium in Glendale, Ariz.
UNLV football grabs commitment from Palo Verde's Michael Hughes Jr., a highly regarded local
unlv football:
Wednesday, January 22, 2014
When Palo Verde High’s Michael Hughes Jr. was deciding the past few weeks on which college football program to be part of, his mother made a simple promise: She’d try to attend as many games as possible. Turns out, she won’t have to drive far.

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UNLV head coach Bobby Hauck smiles during the Heart of Dallas Bowl game against North Texas Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. North Texas won 36-14.
New contract to give UNLV coach Bobby Hauck pay raise
rebels football:
Thursday, January 16, 2014
Bobby Hauck’s new three-year contract will pay him an annual salary of $700,000.

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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.
Bern's-Eye View: Storylines that will dominate this UNLV football offseason
Analysis:
Sunday, January 12, 2014
The 2013 UNLV football season didn’t end the way the Rebels hoped it would as they fell 36-14 to North Texas in the Heart of Dallas Bowl. However, the fact that they were in a bowl at all is big news as far as this program is concerned.

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UNLV wide receiver Maika Mataele pulls in a long pass while being covered by Hawaii defensive back Charles Clay in the final seconds of their game Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013 at Sam Boyd Stadium. It was ruled Mataele bobbled the ball, but UNLV went on to win 39-37 on a last second field goal.
Heavyweight stadium consulting firm in line to assess UNLV project
Thursday, January 9, 2014
Over the next six months, a national stadium consulting firm will conduct local surveys and financial analyses to determine the facility needs and economic feasibility of a new UNLV football stadium.

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UNLV punt returner Keith Whitely nearly fumbles the ball while North Texas defensive back Zed Evans comes in for the tackle during the Heart of Dallas Bowl Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. North Texas won 36-14.
Rebels don't execute well enough to win on offense, defense or special teams
UNLV football: The game was close through 3 quarters but only the Mean Green made plays to pull away in the Heart of Dallas Bowl
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
At Tuesday’s press conference leading up to the Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl Stadium, North Texas coach Dan McCarney called his friend and UNLV coach Bobby Hauck one of the best special teams coordinators in the country. Based on UNLV’s history, many people would respectfully disagree.

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UNLV wide receiver Devante Davis walks off the field as North Texas fans celebrate after the Heart of Dallas Bowl Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. North Texas won 36-14.
Heart of Dallas Bowl loss doesn't tarnish UNLV's 2013 season
Rebels football: The Rebels hurt after a 36-14 loss to North Texas but most still recognize how far the team progressed this season
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
Devante Davis struggled to find the words. While UNLV coach Bobby Hauck and quarterback Caleb Herring answered questions, Davis sat back in his chair and waited his turn with nothing to do but replay a 36-14 Heart of Dallas Bowl loss to North Texas in his mind.

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UNLV wide receiver Devante Davis walks off the field as North Texas fans celebrate after the Heart of Dallas Bowl Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2014 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas. North Texas won 36-14.
Blog: Rebels lose 1st bowl game in school history, 36-14 to North Texas
UNLV football:
Wednesday, January 1, 2014
UNLV played well for a lot of the game, but it didn't have enough to pull out one more victory and finishes the season 7-6 following a 36-14 loss to North Texas today in the Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl Stadium.

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UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy talks during a news conference for the Heart of Dallas Bowl Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
Bowl Bites: UNLV AD focuses on value of bowl experience over financial loss
Rebels football: Tina Kunzer-Murphy says the university has sold only about 300 tickets to Wednesday's Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl Stadium
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Anyone in Las Vegas who cares about UNLV football even a little bit was excited the 7-5 Rebels landed in a bowl game for the first time in 13 years. Getting those people to actually attend the game was never going to be easy, though, and a day before kickoff the numbers are about as low as expected.

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Las Vegas natives and UNLV linemen Ron Scoggins checks the lettering on teammate Aleks Vekic before having their team photo taken for the Heart of Dallas Bowl Tuesday, Dec. 31, 2013 at the Cotton Bowl in Dallas.
Bowl Bites: Rebels get names on their jerseys for game vs. North Texas
UNLV quick hits:
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
Bobby Hauck has said that the bowls are the only reward system for college football players. Well, that and a nameplate.

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UNLV tight end Taylor Barnhill talks to teammates during UNLV's practice on the campus of Southern Methodist University for the Heart of Dallas Bowl Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 in Dallas.
Work ethic helps bring UNLV's Barnhill back to finish the job in Texas
Rebels football: The Rebels' Taylor Barnhill went winless as a senior QB in Texas. Now he's back at a new position and looking for a bowl victory
Tuesday, December 31, 2013
One of the many lessons Roy Barnhill imparted on his only son is that no matter how hard you’re working, someone is working harder. The only way to compete with those unknown masses is to push yourself up to and past your limits, then do the same thing tomorrow. “To make it you have to do this every day,” Roy Barnhill said.

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Head coach Dan McCarney talks to his players during the North Texas practice for the Heart of Dallas Bowl Monday, Dec. 30, 2013 at Highland Park High School in Dallas.
Bowl Bites: Getting to know UNLV's Heart of Dallas opponent, North Texas
Rebels quick hits:
Monday, December 30, 2013
UNLV isn’t the only success story playing at Cotton Bowl Stadium on Wednesday. North Texas (8-4) has had a better 15-year run than the Rebels but recently their situations have been very similar, with the Mean Green winning only 22 games from 2005-12.

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UNLV head coach Bobby Hauck talks with Athletic Director Jim Livengood following their game against Wisconsin Saturday, September 4, 2010 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Wisconsin won the game 41-21.
Bowl Bites: Livengood enjoying UNLV and Hauck's success from afar
Rebels quick hits:
Monday, December 30, 2013
The man most responsible for not only putting Bobby Hauck in his current position but keeping him there long enough to make a bowl game now watches the team’s success from the shadows of retirement. Jim Livengood says that’s just fine.

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