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UNLV football's 2018 signing class addresses defensive needs

L.E. Baskow

UNLV Rebels head coach Tony Sanchez leads his team out of the tunnel to face the BYU Cougars during their football game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017.

UNLV football's 2018 signing class addresses defensive needs
Wed, Feb 7, 2018 (5:15 p.m.)
Junior college transfers in Dominion Ezinwa, Montrice Johns and Tavis Malakius upgrade the UNLV defensive line ....
Liberty's  Octavian Bell (15) sprints down the field on another kickoff return versus Green Valley during their Sunrise Regional Championship game on Friday, Nov. 17, 2017.
3 locals make college commitments, including one to UNLV
prep recruiting:
Sunday, January 28, 2018
At least three Las Vegas area high school football players solidified their college plans today following weekend ...
Man accused of sex trafficking of a child
Friday, January 26, 2018
A man arrested last week is accused of kidnapping a child in Las Vegas and prostituting her in California, according to court logs and ...
UNLV officials and community dignitaries celebrate the groundbreaking of the Fertitta Football Complex, a 73,000-square-foot training facility, Tuesday, Jan. 23, 2018.
Shovels hit the dirt at ceremony for UNLV practice facility touted as game-changer
Rebels football:
Wednesday, January 24, 2018
“It’s a big tool because the only way you get better is by practicing hard. If you can’t practice hard ... then you’re never going to get better,” former coach Harvey Hyde said ...
An artist's rendering of the UNLV football training facility that will be known as the Fertitta Football Complex.
UNLV football gets $1 million donation for practice facility
Monday, January 22, 2018
The university announced today that Las Vegas Sands will donate $1 million for the $28 million state-of-the-art facility ...
UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez watches his team take on San Diego State at Sam Boyd Stadium, Saturday, Oct. 7, 2017.
UNLV football set to hire Tim Skipper as defensive coordinator
Tuesday, January 16, 2018
Former Florida assistant coach Tim Skipper is set to be hired as UNLV’s defensive coordinator, according to a source. The 39-year-old Skipper was Florida’s linebackers coach during the 2017-18 season; he spent the two years prior to that as the Gators’ running backs coach ...

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An artist's illustration of the Raiders stadium is displayed during a groundbreaking ceremony for the $1.9 billion Raiders stadium near the Las Vegas Strip Monday, Nov. 13, 2017.
UNLV, thanks to its $189K legal team, pleased with 'where we ended up' in talks with Raiders
Thursday, January 4, 2018
It’s an axiom of business: You have to spend money to make money. UNLV hopes it did that in spending big on outside lawyers to negotiate its stadium use deal with the Raiders ...

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A look at the planned $1.8 billion domed football stadium for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football in Las Vegas.
UNLV scores big win with draft stadium agreement
Thursday, December 28, 2017
UNLV’s most important football victory of 2017 took place well after its season ended. The university will retain significant control of major revenues on the days its ...

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UNLV Rebels head coach Tony Sanchez debates another call by the officials as the BYU Cougars pull away during their football game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Friday, Nov. 10, 2017.
UNLV football announces early signing class
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
UNLV came so close to making a bowl game this season that it’s easy to see one more strong recruiting class pushing the football program across the finish line in 2018 and in future years. On Wednesday, the team announced its early 2018 class, and coach Tony Sanchez expressed optimism ...

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UNLV football recruit Chris Manoa, a defensive lineman, is one of three verbal commitments from Arizona power Chandler High for the class of 2018.
Early signing day: Arizona teammates make pact to play for UNLV, will upgrade defense
rebels football:
Wednesday, December 20, 2017
Defensive tackle Chris Manoa and cornerback Bryce Jackson watched as two Chandler teammates signed together with Arizona State. That’s when it hit them — they’d also find ...

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UNLV gains commitment from JC quarterback who started career at Cal
Saddleback's Gilliam was a four-star prospect from the class of 2016
Sunday, December 10, 2017
The Rebels today received a verbal commitment from junior college quarterback Max Gilliam of Saddleback, landing an established passer with ...

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UNLV Head Football Coach Tony Sanchez, right, listens to defensive coordinator Kent Baer during media day at Sam Boyd Stadium Thursday, Aug. 13, 2015.
UNLV football fires defensive coordinator, special teams coordinator
Saturday, December 9, 2017
UNLV announced on Saturday that defensive coordinator Kent Baer and special teams coordinator Andy LaRussa will not return to the coaching staff next year. Head coach Tony Sanchez said Baer and LaRussa improved the Rebels during their time, but that a change was ...

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In this Dec. 17, 1980, file photo, Ron Meyer, head football coach at Southern Methodist University, shouts instructions to his team as they practice for their confrontation with Brigham Young University in the Holiday Bowl in San Diego.
Former SMU, UNLV and NFL coach Ron Meyer dies at 76
Wednesday, December 6, 2017
Ron Meyer, the football coach behind SMU's powerhouse "Pony Express" teams and whose call for a snowplow to clear a spot so the New England Patriots could kick the game-winning field goal against Miami in one of the NFL's most memorable moments, has died at the age of 76. Meyer died Tuesday in ...
Liberty's QB Kenyon Oblad (7) fights to break a tackle by Green Valley's Jay Kakiva (55) during their high school football game on Thursday, September 28, 2017.   .
The pioneer: Kenyon Oblad could start trend of locals playing for UNLV football
ray brewer:
Tuesday, December 5, 2017
The days of recruits looking down on playing for the University of Nevada Leave Vegas are starting to fade because the modern-day Rebels have significantly more to offer ...

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UNLV quarterback Armani Rogers runs against UNR in the first half of an NCAA college football game in Reno. Saturday, Nov. 25, 2017.
Armani Rogers named Mountain West's Freshman of the Year
RB Lexington Thomas, DL Mike Hughes Jr. also honored
Wednesday, November 29, 2017
Quarterback Armani Rogers was named the league’s Freshman of the Year, capping a rookie campaign where he established a UNLV quarterback record with ...

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