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UNLV football goes out with a whimper in finale loss at Air Force

Air Force quarterback Warren Bryan, left, is tackled after a short gain by UNLV defensive back Tyson Player in the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Air Force Academy, Colo.

UNLV football goes out with a whimper in finale loss at Air Force
Fri, Nov 26, 2021 (3:12 p.m.)
UNLV’s season-ending road trip to Air Force turned out to be a microcosm of the 2021 season. The scarlet and gray were down to their third-string quarterback, which was a theme of the entire campaign ...
UNLV kick returner Nohl Williams, right, fumbles the football after being hit by Air Force special teams player Ethan Erickson while returning the opening kick off in the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 26, 2021, at Air Force Academy, Colo. Air Force special teams player James Jones IV recovered the fumble to set up a touchdown for Air Force.
Live coverage: Air Force dominates UNLV in finale, 48-14
Friday, November 26, 2021
That'll do it for UNLV football in 2021, as Air Force sent the scarlet and gray into the offseason on the losing end of a 48-14 blowout ...
UNLV Rebels wide receiver Kyle Williams (1) carries the ball after a reception during the second half of a NCAA football game against the Hawaii Warriors at Allegiant Stadium Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021. Hawaii Warriors defensive back Cortez Davis (18) is at right.
UNLV sports: COVID seniors, frontcourt injuries and more reader questions
Tuesday, November 23, 2021
All good things must come to an end, a lesson UNLV sports learned the hard way over the past few days. After the football and basketball teams combined to go 5-0 over the previous two weeks, they dropped all three of their games over the weekend ...
San Diego State quarterback Lucas Johnson (7) is tackled by UNLV linebacker Jacoby Windmon (4) during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Nov. 19, 2021, in Las Vegas.
UNLV football getting better every week, gives San Diego State fits in loss
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Saturday, November 20, 2021
There’s little question that the UNLV football team has improved. While a 28-20 loss Friday to visiting San Diego State didn’t necessarily highlight ...
UNLV Rebels running back Charles Williams (8) holds up the Island Showdown Trophy after UNLV’s 27-13 win over the Hawaii Warriors at Allegiant Stadium Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021.
Two in a row: UNLV football wins ugly against Hawaii
Saturday, November 13, 2021
UNLV coach Marcus Arroyo said this was a game UNLV might not have won earlier in the season, but now that they’ve tasted victory they have gained a belief in themselves to close out.
UNLV Rebels running back Charles Williams (8) holds up the Island Showdown Trophy after UNLV’s 27-13 win over the Hawaii Warriors at Allegiant Stadium Saturday, Nov. 13, 2021.
UNLV rides Charles Williams' career day to second straight win
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Saturday, November 13, 2021
After suffering through 14 straight losses after Marcus Arroyo took over as head coach, UNLV is suddenly red hot with two consecutive wins.
UNLV football coach Marcus Arroyo celebrates with wide receiver Kyle Williams (1) after the Rebels defeated New Mexico, 31-17, on Nov. 6, 2021. It was the program's first win since 2019, and the first win in Arroyo's coaching tenure.
After celebrating first win, UNLV football moving on
Tuesday, November 9, 2021
While coach Marcus Arroyo wants his team to enjoy their first victory, the page has been turned to more important tasks, namely UNLV’s next opponent ...
UNLV Rebels running back Charles Williams (8) tries to fend off San Jose State Spartans cornerback Nehemiah Shelton (23) during the first half of an NCAA college football game at Allegiant Stadium in Las Vegas Thursday, Oct. 21, 2021.
Podcast: UNLV football wins, basketball preview
Monday, November 8, 2021
UNLV football picked up its first win since 2019, downing New Mexico, 31-17, and the Sun's Mike Grimala and Ray Brewer discuss the state of the program as the offseason looms ...
UNLV football coach Marcus Arroyo celebrates with wide receiver Kyle Williams (1) after the Rebels defeated New Mexico, 31-17, on Nov. 6, 2021. It was the program's first win since 2019, and the first win in Arroyo's coaching tenure.
Sweet victory: UNLV football wins first under Marcus Arroyo
Saturday, November 6, 2021
Everything had to go just right in order for UNLV to snag its first win since 2019 ...
UNLV football coach Marcus Arroyo celebrates with wide receiver Kyle Williams (1) after the Rebels defeated New Mexico, 31-17, on Nov. 6, 2021. It was the program's first win since 2019, and the first win in Arroyo's coaching tenure.
Live coverage: UNLV wins first game under Arroyo, 31-17 at New Mexico
Saturday, November 6, 2021
There it is. The clock just hit zeroes on UNLV's 31-17 victory at New Mexico, assuring the scarlet and gray won't go winless for the second straight season ...
UNLV Rebels quarterback Doug Brumfield (2) makes a touchdown run in double overtime during the second half of an NCAA college football game against the Eastern Washington Eagles at Allegiant Stadium Thursday, Sept. 2, 2021, in Las Vegas.
UNLV hoping to break winless streak against New Mexico
Tuesday, November 2, 2021
Time is running out for UNLV football. The program is desperate to log its first win under head coach Marcus Arroyo, but after Friday’s 51-20 beatdown at UNR there are only four games remaining on the schedule. If the scarlet and ...
Nevada running back Toa Taua (35) is tackled by UNLV's Cameron Oliver (25) during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Reno, Friday, Oct. 29, 2021.
With cannon on the line, UNLV turns in rock-bottom performance
Friday, October 29, 2021
For maybe the first time all season, UNLV failed to fight. Marcus Arroyo’s crew put forth a lifeless performance in all facets of the game ...
Nevada's Cole Turner (19) and Jacques Badolato-Birdsell (23) celebrate after a touchdown against UNLV during the first half of an NCAA college football game in Reno, Friday, Oct. 29, 2021.
Live coverage: UNR dominates in cannon win over UNLV
Friday, October 29, 2021
UNLV turned in its worst performance of the season tonight in Reno, as UNR trampled Marcus Arroyo's squad, 51-20 ...
UNLV Rebels quarterback Cameron Friel (7) passes during practice at Rebel Park Tuesday, April 6, 2021.
UNLV rolling with freshman QB in battle for Fremont Cannon
Friday, October 29, 2021
On paper, the quarterback matchup for Friday’s game between UNLV and UNR is a total mismatch. On one side the Wolf Pack have Carson Strong, a three-year starter with 7,659 passing yards and 58 touchdowns to his name. He is a likely first-round pick in this year’s NFL Draft, with some prognosticators pegging Strong as a potential No. 1 overall selection. On the other side, UNLV has Cameron Friel. And the scarlet and gray are ...
UNLV Rebels head coach Marcus Arroyo leaves the field after the Rebels 28-24 loss to the Utah State Aggies at Allegiant Stadium Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021.
With Fremont Cannon on the line, it's a 'big week' for UNLV football
Tuesday, October 26, 2021
Last year’s Battle for the Fremont Cannon just didn’t feel right. Played amid the pandemic, UNLV hosted in-state rival UNR in an empty Allegiant Stadium on Oct. 31, the second contest on the schedule for both teams ...