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Why former Colorado defensive coordinator Kent Baer took pay cut to coach at UNLV

San Jose State interim head coach Kent Baer, right, embraces his girlfriend Erika Brunke after the Military Bowl against Bowling Green at RFK Stadium, Thursday, Dec. 27, 2012, in Washington. San Jose State won 29-20.

Why former Colorado defensive coordinator Kent Baer took pay cut to coach at UNLV
Mon, Aug 3, 2015 (9:45 p.m.)
While the former Bishop Gorman head coach has made tremendous gains regarding the 2016 recruiting class, perhaps his biggest success so far has been hiring defensive coordinator Kent Baer away from ...

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Boise State running back Jay Ajayi (27) cheers while head coach Bryan Harsin hoists the Mountain West Conference championship trophy after beating Fresno State on Saturday, Dec. 6, 2014, in Boise, Idaho.
College football by the odds: Betting preview of the Mountain West
Going team by team from the sports book
Thursday, July 30, 2015
A row of 12 helmets representing each member of the Mountain West decorated a ballroom at The Cosmopolitan where the conference’s media days were held earlier this week. Boise State’s blue and silver headpiece assimilated into alphabetical order behind ...

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UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez attracted plenty of attention at the Mountain West media event at the Cosmopolitan, Tuesday, July 28, 2015.
Sanchez holds court as everyone wonders if UNLV coach will buck recent trends
Rebels football: The Rebels' first-year coach had a lot of interest at the Mountain West's media days as he makes transition from high school to Division I
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
When you’re only the fifth person ever to do something, as UNLV coach Tony Sanchez is, it piques outside interest. When all four of the previous people in the modern era to go straight from high school to Division I coach essentially failed, it invites skepticism that the fifth will be any different. Especially at a place like UNLV, which ...

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UNR head coach Brian Polian takes issue with the refereeing during their game against UNLV Saturday, Oct. 26, 2013 at Mackay Stadium in Reno. UNLV defeated UNR 27-22 to reclaim the Fremont Cannon.
UNR’s Polian considers Las Vegas prime area for recruiting
Wednesday, July 29, 2015
Within days of becoming the UNR football coach three years ago, Brian Polian was in Las Vegas recruiting players and promoting the Wolf Pack brand. He envisioned UNR ...

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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.
Boyd receives preseason honor; Rebels picked last in West Division
UNLV quick hits:
Tuesday, July 28, 2015
UNLV was picked to finish last in its division while sophomore receiver Devonte Boyd was the lone Rebel on the preseason All-Mountain West team, it was announced this morning at ...

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San Diego State running back Donnel Pumphrey looks for a way around the UNLV defense during their Mountain West Conference game Saturday, Nov. 30, 2013 at Sam Boyd Stadium. Pumphrey is a graduate of Canyon Springs High School.
Bern's-Eye View: Even in weak division, UNLV will have an uphill battle
analysis: Boise State and San Diego State are the clear favorites to meet in this year's Mountain West championship game
Monday, July 27, 2015
The 2015 Mountain West Football Media Days start Monday at the Cosmopolitan. Media were asked to predict how the league would play out. Here’s how our Taylor Bern sees it ...

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UNLV running backs coach Jamie Christian posted a photo of Rebel coaches on a private plane Sunday, Jan. 26, 2015, during the end of the recruiting season with this message: "On our way! Finish Strong! #UNLVFB." Before Tony Sanchez became coach, the Rebel program didn't have this luxury, which is common with major programs.
Some ways the Rebels’ program has been upgraded with new coaching regime
Monday, July 27, 2015
A single photo speaks volumes about how different Tony Sanchez’s football program is from the previous Rebel coaching regimes. Running backs coach Jamie Christian’s Twitter image of coaches ...

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Among the changes made by UNLV head football coach Tony Sanchez is a redesign of the team’s uniforms, which now tout the valley’s history. Red-and-black pants have a diamond design from the old Stardust sign, and white pants display “Las Vegas” in block letters.
With Tony Sanchez leading the charge, UNLV football poised for revival
Monday, July 27, 2015
Judging by Sanchez’s first months on the job, he already has proven to be different than past UNLV coaches. From recruiting higher-caliber players and getting ...

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UNLV defensive back Beau Orth, left, runs with the ball after making an interception as Arizona State tackle Jon Hargis, right, tries to stop him during the second quarter.
UNLV football schedules series with Arizona State starting in 2020
Rebels quick hits:
Friday, July 24, 2015
UNLV football continues to add Big 5 opponents to its future nonconference schedules as the program today announced a home-and-home series with Arizona State starting in 2020.

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Renovations at Sam Boyd Stadium this summer brought new turf to the facility for the first time since 2003. The $1.2 million project also widened the playing surface, which cut 860 total seats from the east and west sidelines.
Upgrades to Sam Boyd Stadium include new turf, widened field
unlv football: First-year UNLV football coach Sanchez will have hand in designing field layout, which should have a Las Vegas theme
Friday, July 24, 2015
It’s not the near-campus stadium UNLV officials hope to eventually build for its football team, but recent changes to Sam Boyd Stadium will bring a different feel to Rebel home games this fall. A $1.2 million renovation this summer replaced field turf that hadn’t ...

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UNLV football QB Kurt Palandech (14) takes off running during the Spring Showcase, the last official gathering for the Rebels and coach Tony Sanchez before August on Saturday, April 18, 2015.
Four remaining UNLV football games will be streamed online
Rebels quick hits: Fire up the laptop or desktop for the Battle for the Fremont Cannon and three additional home games
Wednesday, July 22, 2015
All four of the UNLV games that didn’t already have TV information will be streamed online, the Rebels announced today.

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UNLV quarterback Blake Decker warms up before an NCAA college football game against Arizona, Friday, Aug. 29, 2014, in Tucson, Ariz.
Pair of UNLV football road games to air on Root Sports
Rebels quick hits:
Monday, July 20, 2015
UNLV’s regular season finale at Wyoming was one of two Rebel games picked up by Root Sports, the Mountain West announced today.

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Marquis Wimberly, a Chaffey College wide receiver, poses with UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez during an unofficial recruiting trip. Wimberly verbally committed during the visit.
UNLV football scores another recruit, lands commitment from JC wide receiver
rebels :
Friday, July 17, 2015
The UNLV football program continues to lock up verbal commitments for its 2016 recruiting class. This time, the Rebels got a playmaker. The 205-pound wide receiver from ...

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Coronado High's Donovan Outlaw was offered a scholarship from UNLV football.
How a billboard near airport helped sway recruit to UNLV football
rebels:
Sunday, June 21, 2015
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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