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Rebels' backup QB battle nearing conclusion

L.E. Baskow

The UNLV football team conducts their first spring practice of the year with QB Armani Rogers (1) and Kurt Palandech (14) on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.

Rebels' backup QB battle nearing conclusion
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Fri, Aug 18, 2017 (2 a.m.)
UNLV is relying on redshirt freshman quarterback Armani Rogers to lead a program turnaround this season, but if recent history is any indication, the Rebels will have to rely on their backup QB at some point, too. No quarterback has started every game of a season in ...

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UNLV QB Armani Rogers (1) runs the offense as the football team conducts their first spring practice of the year on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Rebels push pace at Sam Boyd scrimmage
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Saturday, August 12, 2017
UNLV ran more than 100 plays during Saturday night’s team scrimmage at Sam Boyd Stadium, with the defense generally getting the better of the offense, but after the session coach Tony Sanchez warned against drawing too many immediate conclusions. “You’ve really got to watch ...

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UNLV QB Armani Rogers looks to his receiver during UNLV's first spring practice of the year on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Armani Rogers confident he can lead UNLV football to wins
Friday, August 11, 2017
Tony Sanchez wasn’t happy with his team’s energy level during Thursday’s practice. The general lethargy led to sloppy execution, and Sanchez didn’t hold back in his remarks to the media after the session, challenging the Rebels to be tougher during the dog days of ...

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UNLV offensive lineman Zack Singer (51) runs on the field as the football team conducts their first spring practice of the year on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Zack Singer earning trust on offensive line for UNLV football
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
Ask UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez what sort of qualities he looks for in a center, and the ensuing word cloud paints a clear picture. Experience. Consistency. Leadership. Communication. Execution. Those are the traits Sanchez rattles off when describing the ideal middle man for ...

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UNLV receiver Devonte Boyd (83) catches a pass as the football team conducts their first spring practice of the year on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Three takeaways from UNLV football's first practice in pads
Monday, August 7, 2017
UNLV capped off the opening week of training camp by putting on full pads for the first time and practicing under the lights at Sam Boyd Stadium on Sunday night. Three key takeaways from the Rebels’ first full-speed session ...

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UNLV 's Tim Hough, 13, cuts back again avoiding tackles during a gutsy run back over Idaho State at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, September 26, 2015.
UNLV's Tim Hough studying for new role as No. 1 cornerback
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Saturday, August 5, 2017
The Rebels have made defending the deep ball their No. 1 priority heading into the 2017 season, and Hough is taking the challenge head-on. The junior was recently elevated to ...

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Flava Flav and UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez watch the Rebels practice on the first day of training camp at UNLV Wednesday, August 2, 2017.
Star power and optimism at first UNLV football training camp practice
Thursday, August 3, 2017
Tony Sanchez is a perpetually energetic soul, so it was not a surprise to see him buzzing around UNLV’s first official training camp practice on Wednesday, encouraging players and imploring his charges to get it right. It was a little surprising to see Flava Flav doing it, though...

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UNLV football radio analyst hitting airwaves in Colorado
Tuesday, August 1, 2017
Longtime UNLV football color analyst Mike Pritchard is moving back to Colorado to join Sports Radio 104.3 The Fan, the station announced today. Pritchard, a Rancho High graduate, was the most valuable player on ...
UNLV coach Tony Sanchez talks about his team at the Mountain West football media day at the Cosmopolitan on Tuesday, July 25, 2017.
Here’s a way-too-optimistic look at how the UNLV football season will shake out
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Saturday, July 29, 2017
You read it here first: UNLV football will win eight games and qualify for a bowl. But one of those wins won’t come against against rival UNR. That’s surely shocking for some to read, considering ...

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UNLV and other helmets are lined up on display during the Mountain West Football Media Day at the Cosmopolitan on Tuesday, July 25 2017.
What Mountain West coaches, players are saying about UNLV football
Friday, July 28, 2017
Here are what some of the players and coaches around the conference had to say about the Rebels during this week’s media days ...

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UNLV's Michael Hughes Jr. answers another interview question during the Mountain West Football Media Day at the Cosmopolitan on Tuesday, July 25 2017.
UNLV football's defense won't let Hughes rest
Wednesday, July 26, 2017
It was almost enough to make Mike Hughes physically ill. UNLV went 4-8 last year and lost four games in which they scored more than 21 points. In the four games they did manage to win, the Rebels’ offense had to average 54.5 points, and even then a couple of the contests were in doubt until the final horn. There wasn’t much ...

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UNLV QB Armani Rogers (1) runs the ball with teammate receiver Devonte Boyd (83) trailing as the UNLV football team conducts their first spring practice of the year on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
UNLV football picked for third place in preseason poll
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
Is UNLV football in store for a breakout campaign? The Mountain West released its preseason poll on Tuesday morning, and the Rebels are settled in third place in the conference's West Division, behind first-place San Diego State and second-place ...

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The UNLV football team conducts their first spring practice of the year on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Survey: How many games will UNLV football win this season?
Tuesday, July 25, 2017
The Westgate Las Vegas Superbook gives the Rebels a fighting chance at a six-win season to become bowl eligible since 2013, listing its win-total at five victories in the ...

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UNLV QB Armani Rogers looks to his receiver during UNLV's first spring practice of the year on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
Magazine's comparison to Cam Newton sets bar high for UNLV's Armani Rogers
Saturday, July 22, 2017
Nobody is saying Rogers is Cam Newton, the Heisman Trophy winner who led Auburn to the national championship and is considered one of the NFL’s best quarterbacks. They are saying Rogers has many traits in common with Newton, everything from ...

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UNLV football coach Tony Sanchez makes calls during the Las Vegas Bowl youth football camp, Thursday, July 13, 2017. UNLV football hosted the Las Vegas Bowl youth football camp, Thursday, July 13, 2017.
UNLV football adds home-and-home with Vanderbilt
Wednesday, July 19, 2017
UNLV football will be making a trip to SEC country in the not-so-distant future, as the Rebels announced a home-and-home series with Vanderbilt. The first game in the series will be played in Nashville on Oct. 12, 2019, and UNLV will host the return game when ...

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