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Teammates from Arizona power verbal with UNLV football

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UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez and others are excited about another score versus Wyoming during their game at Sam Boyd Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 12, 2016.

Teammates from Arizona power verbal with UNLV football
Thu, Jun 22, 2017 (9:18 p.m.)
Defensive back Bryce Jackson and defensive lineman Chris Manoa, two starters on Chandler’s 2016 state championship team, announced their commitments. The 5-foot-10, 180-pound Jackson, who also had scholarship offers from ...

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UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez waits with his players to take to the filed before  their Mountain West Conference football game against University of Nevada Reno Saturday, Nov. 26, 2016, at Sam Boyd Stadium. UNR won the intrastate rivalry 45-10. CREDIT: Sam Morris/Las Vegas News Bureau
Rebels get commitment from 2018 passer Griffin O'Connor
Monday, June 12, 2017
UNLV added more depth to its long-term quarterback depth chart on Monday, when California high school quarterback Griffin O’Connor committed to the Rebels. O’Connor, a 6-foot-3 pocket passer, is the second QB from the Class of 2018 to ...

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A look at the proposed $1.9 billion domed football stadium for the Oakland Raiders and UNLV football in Las Vegas.
Raiders, UNLV still must diagram how they’ll play together in new yard
Wednesday, June 7, 2017
The Raiders and UNLV football will both play games in the same new stadium in 2020, but they must establish the ground rules for how they share the $1.9 billion jewel in the coming months. The UNLV Joint Use Agreement, as it is referenced in official documents, tops Thursday’s meeting agenda for the Las Vegas Stadium Authority board. The board will discuss progress on talks between the team and the university, but will not ...

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UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez, center, speaks to his players on April 1, 2017, following UNLVs spring showcase scrimmage game.. Photo by Richard Brian.
UNLV football going viral with social media video
Tuesday, June 6, 2017
UNLV football won't kick off the 2017 season for a few more months, but the Rebels are keeping their fans engaged — and laughing — through the dog days of summer with a series of viral videos. The latest clip, which debuted on Twitter on Monday, features ...

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UNLV athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy cheers the team on versus San Jose State during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Feb. 11, 2017.
Outgoing UNLV athletic director thanks supporters, touts accomplishments
Saturday, May 27, 2017
“As a lifelong Las Vegan, former UNLV student-athlete, former UNLV coach, former UNLV administrator and the first woman and first alumna of the school to be ...

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UNLV gear was available to fans wanting a photo with Hey Reb during the Rebel Summer Fan Fest at Town Square to celebrate the upcoming sports seasons on Thursday, May 19, 2017.  The event included entertainment, food, giveaways and question-and-answer sessions with coaches.
Passion rekindled: Diehards turn out for UNLV fan fest
community:
Friday, May 19, 2017
The official attendance records may not reflect just how bad things got for UNLV basketball last year, but there were nights when you would have been hard pressed to count 4,000 people inside the Thomas & Mack Center. So it was encouraging to see about 500 enthusiastic fans turn out on Thursday evening for ...

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Ex-Syracuse football safety Chauncey Scissum transferring to UNLV
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
Former Syracuse football safety Chauncey Scissum will play out his final year of eligibility at UNLV, he announced Monday night on social media. The Rochester-area native had announced his intention to ...
Former UNLV football player Jamaal Brimmer poses for a portait on the training field at UNLV, Wed. April 19, 2017.
UNLV's Jamaal Brimmer still remembered for that game at Wisconsin
Brimmer, who will be inducted Thursday into the UNLV Athletics Hall of Fame, finds coaching high school football to be therapeutic
Tuesday, May 2, 2017
The Canyon Springs High football players couldn’t get enough of this story. Coaches were reminiscing about how Jamaal Brimmer, the Pioneers defensive coordinator, had the game of a lifetime in 2003 for UNLV when it upset 14th-ranked Wisconsin on the road. Brimmer had ...

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UNLV guard Jovan Mooring (30) elevates for a jump shot over Air Force guard Trevor Lyons (20) during their game at the Thomas & Mack Center on Saturday, Jan. 21, 2017.
Video: The Sun answers your UNLV sports questions
Thursday, April 6, 2017
The Sun's UNLV sports beat writer, Mike Grimala, sat down to answer your wide-ranging reader questions about the Rebels. Just some ...

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UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez works with his players as the football team conducts their first spring practice of the year on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
UNLV football pegged for two ESPN2 games, including tilt with BYU
Wednesday, April 5, 2017
The Rebels’ home game Nov. 10 against BYU and Nov. 17 at New Mexico have been pegged for ESPN2 ...

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UNLV quarterback Armani Rogers (1) crosses into the end zone for a touchdown on April 1, 2017, during UNLVs spring showcase scrimmage game. Photo by Richard Brian.
Armani Rogers gains support as face of UNLV during scrimmage
Saturday, April 1, 2017
As the final whistle blew for the UNLV football team’s spring scrimmage this afternoon, hundreds of fans flocked the field. All of the players talked football, took photos and signed autographs for fans but only player had a line of children eagerly holding sharpies and footballs. ...
UNLV QB's Johnny Stanton (4), Armani Rogers (1) and Kurt Palandech (14) each roll out as the UNLV football team conducts their first spring practice of the year on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
UNLV quarterbacks to take center stage at Spring Showcase
Friday, March 31, 2017
Armani Rogers and Johnny Stanton have spent the past month battling for UNLV’s starting quarterback job, and on Saturday they’ll take center stage as they deliver their biggest statements yet at the team’s annual Spring Showcase. Rogers, a 6-foot-5 redshirt freshman, has ...

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UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez announces his third signing class to reporters at the Thomas & Mack Center on Wednesday, Feb. 1, 2017.
Sanchez using new Las Vegas stadium to boost recruiting
Thursday, March 30, 2017
Just one day after it was confirmed that an NFL team would be relocating to Las Vegas and providing a brand-new stadium for the UNLV football program, Rebels coach Tony Sanchez said he’s already received some rave reviews from potential recruits. Sanchez was a ...

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Matt Gutierrez carries a Raiders flag by the sign welcoming visitors to Las Vegas, Monday, March 27, 2017. NFL team owners approved the move of the Raiders to Las Vegas in a vote at an NFL football annual meeting in Phoenix.
With move approved, it's time for Las Vegas to welcome Raiders with open arms
ray brewer:
Tuesday, March 28, 2017
Just like many other locals I’m not a fan of Raider Nation. But, also like many locals, I sure love Las Vegas. So, when residents wonder if it’s possible to root for their favorite NFL team — the Pittsburgh Steelers here — and the Raiders at the same time, there’s a simple answer ...

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UNLV head coach Tony Sanchez works with his players as the football team conducts their first spring practice of the year on Wednesday, March 1, 2017.
New stadium is new opportunity for UNLV football
Monday, March 27, 2017
When NFL owners voted to relocate the Raiders to Las Vegas on Monday morning, it was almost as if the city gained two new football teams. That’s how important the Raiders’ new stadium will be to the future of UNLV football, according to head coach Tony Sanchez. The stadium is expected ...

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