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How a billboard near airport helped sway recruit to UNLV football

Coronado High's Donovan Outlaw was offered a scholarship from UNLV football.

How a billboard near airport helped sway recruit to UNLV football
rebels:
Sun, Jun 21, 2015 (9 p.m.)
Donovan Outlaw was supposed to be in Reno today attending a football camp at UNR. But his flight was canceled when he arrived at McCarran International Airport, giving him one ...

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Coronado High's Donovan Outlaw was offered a scholarship from UNLV football.
Coronado football prospect is still developing, on UNLV’s radar
High School Football:
Tuesday, June 16, 2015
Coronado's Donovan Outlaw received a scholarship offer from UNLV after shining at the Rebels’ big man camp. About 40 linemen attended the camp and few scholarship offers were extended, signaling ...

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UNLV football helmets for the 2015 season on April 21, 2015. (R. Marsh Starks / UNLV Photo Services)
UNLV's trip to the Big House to air on Big Ten Network with early kickoff
Rebels quick hits:
Friday, June 12, 2015
UNLV’s first-ever game against Michigan will air on the Big Ten Network and kick off at 9 a.m. Las Vegas time, it was announced today. The Rebels are playing at the Big House on Saturday, Sept. 19 in a battle of two first-year Division I coaches with disparate previous experience.

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UNLV Athletic Director Jim Livengood details the circumstances surrounding his retirement Wednesday, May 8, 2013.
Former Rebels AD Livengood helped author report that brought back UAB football
rebels football:
Thursday, June 11, 2015
Jim Livengood is staying busy two years after the Rebels helped him out the door, and recently that included a study on UAB Athletics that could possibly help other non-Power 5 conference teams such as UNLV ...

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UNLV football helmets for the 2015 season on April 21, 2015. (R. Marsh Starks / UNLV Photo Services)
UNLV has kickoff time for season opener at NIU; Boyd picks up another honor
Rebels quick hits:
Wednesday, June 10, 2015
The first game of Tony Sanchez’s UNLV and Division I coaching career will kick off at 4:30 p.m. Las Vegas time, it was announced today. The season opener on Saturday, Sept. 5 at Northern Illinois will air on CBS Sports Network.

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UNLV football player Devonte Boyd (83) pulls in a touchdown pass over Charles Henry (34) during the Spring Showcase, the last official gathering for the Rebels and coach Tony Sanchez before August on Saturday, April 18, 2015.
Pair of Rebels named to Phil Steele’s All-Mountain West first team
UNLV Quick Hits:
Monday, June 1, 2015
Two Rebels were named to Phil Steele’s 2015 Preseason All-Mountain West first team, it was announced today. Sophomore receiver Devonte Boyd and senior safety Peni Vea received the honor, with junior running back Keith Whitely and junior Tau Lotulelei named to the fourth team.

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Tony Sanchez chats with UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy and another woman after he is announced as the new UNLV football team head coach in the Stan Fulton Building ballroom on Thursday, December 11, 2014.
UNLV coaches try to rally support at community-outreach event
Rebels athletics:
Friday, May 29, 2015
Fans were told they could ask anything they wanted, so when the mic was brought around Wednesday night at UNLV’s Coaches Caravan the questions included how men’s basketball coach Dave Rice planned to better coach free throws, what football coach Tony Sanchez will do to avoid injuries and one concerned grandmother wanted to know what the Rebels will do to get her grandson to go to games like he did with her now that he’s a UNLV student.

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Tony Sanchez fist bumps with UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy after he is announced as the new UNLV football team head coach in the Stan Fulton Building ballroom on Thursday, December 11, 2014.
UNLV football in much better APR position than a year ago
Rebels quick hits: Football's multiyear score is on the rise while six programs posted perfect single-year marks
Wednesday, May 27, 2015
A year after its initial score had the Rebels banned from the postseason, UNLV’s football program brought its multiyear Academic Progress Rate score to the second-highest point since the APR was instituted in 2003, according to the NCAA.

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UNLV athletic director  Tina Kunzer-Murphy cheers the Rebels on during their game against UNR Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at Mackay Stadium in Reno. UNLV defeated UNR 27-22 to reclaim the Fremont Cannon.
Few sports are guaranteed funding as UNLV considers athlete stipends
Rebels athletics: Football, men's and women's basketball will receive the new benefit starting Aug. 1; other sports might receive partial funding or wait until 2016-17
Saturday, May 16, 2015
Change is everywhere at UNLV Athletics. Physical changes have the department plotting out the possible ways to pay for the rising cost of staying relevant in national recruiting ...

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Brett Boyko (69), right, talks with teammates during practice at UNLV Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2013.
Pair of former Rebels drafted by Canadian Football League
UNLV quick hits:
Tuesday, May 12, 2015
Former UNLV offensive lineman Brett Boyko has got options, and for a guy who wasn’t selected in the NFL Draft that’s a decent position to be in.

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A message posted on the UNLV football team's Twitter account.
Gorman freshman grabs UNLV football scholarship offer, sheds light on Rebs’ recruiting strategy
Rebels Football:
Saturday, May 9, 2015
For the UNLV football program, Thompson-Robinson is a major recruiting target. He’s so coveted that first-year Rebel coach Tony Sanchez last month extended ...

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Alabama’s Altee Tenpenny finds an opening in the Kentucky defensive line during the fourth quarter of an NCAA football game Saturday, Oct. 12, 2013, at Commonwealth Stadium in Lexington, Ky. Alabama defeated Kentucky 48-7.
Alabama running back Tenpenny transferring to UNLV
Rebels Quick Hits:
Monday, May 4, 2015
UNLV football’s newest addition is a former four-star running back looking for a second chance after falling down the depth chart at Alabama. Altee Tenpenny announced today on his private Instagram account that he would transfer to the Rebels ...

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UNLV football head coach Tony Sanchez has encouraging words for his players during the Spring Showcase, the last official gathering for the Rebels before August, on Saturday, April 18, 2015.
UNLV football, Sanchez hosting summer camps
UNLV Quick Hits:
Monday, May 4, 2015
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez and his staff in June will host a series of camps for players entering grades 9-12. ...

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UNLV wide receivers Devante Davis, left, and Maika Mataele celebrate Davis' touchdown against UNR during their game Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at Mackay Stadium in Reno.
Several Rebels join NFL teams as free agents after going undrafted
UNLV Quick Hits:
Saturday, May 2, 2015
Multiple former Rebels have signed free agent deals with NFL teams after no UNLV player was drafted for the fifth straight year ...

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UNLV football helmets for the 2015 season on April 21, 2015. (R. Marsh Starks / UNLV Photo Services)
Las Vegas featured prominently in UNLV’s new football uniforms
Wednesday, April 29, 2015
From the moment he left Bishop Gorman High to take over at UNLV, Tony Sanchez has been set on rebranding the Rebels. That includes more openly embracing and selling Las Vegas to recruits, right down to the uniforms. Sanchez’s teams ...

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