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Odom's first recruiting class lays groundwork for UNLV football

Steve Marcus

Barry Odom, new UNLV head football coach, speaks during a news conference at UNLV Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Odom, 46, served as the defensive coordinator at Arkansas for the past three years and was the head coach at Missouri from 2016-19.

Odom's first recruiting class lays groundwork for UNLV football
Thu, Feb 2, 2023 (2 a.m.)
If you had to boil down Barry Odom’s blueprint for UNLV football to its simplest terms, it might read something like this: SEC defense, gadget offense. It has been decades since UNLV fielded a respectable defense ...
UNLV football offensive coordinator Brennan Marion.
New coordinator Brennan Marion ready to make UNLV a 'Go-Go' team
Friday, January 13, 2023
UNLV’s offense is going to look unrecognizable next year — unless you’ve got a long memory. New offensive coordinator Brennan Marion was introduced at a Thursday press conference on campus, and head coach Barry Odom confirmed ...
Barry Odom, new UNLV head football coach, speaks during a news conference at UNLV Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Odom, 46, served as the defensive coordinator at Arkansas for the past three years and was the head coach at Missouri from 2016-19.
UNLV football set to tab former Howard OC as next playcaller
Sunday, January 8, 2023
Just four days after losing offensive coordinator Bobby Petrino to Texas A&M — before he even coached a game at UNLV — it appears as though the Scarlet and Gray have found their replacement ...
Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino, right, looks on as sophomore quarterback Kyle Bolin participates in drills at the Louisville football practice facility in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015.
Bobby Petrino leaving UNLV football for Texas A&M
Wednesday, January 4, 2023
Less than three weeks after being hired as the offensive coordinator at UNLV, Bobby Petrino is packing his bags again. According to an ESPN report, Petrino is heading to ...
UNLV Rebels wide receiver Kyle Williams (1) carries the ball during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the Idaho State Bengals at Allegiant Stadium Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, in Las Vegas.
Roster changes underway as Odom takes over UNLV football
Saturday, December 24, 2022
Barry Odom has been UNLV’s head coach for a little more than two weeks, and it’s been an eventful stretch for a program in transition ...
A UNLV fan wearing a Christmas mask dances during their NCAA basketball game against the Northern Colorado Bears Friday, December 22, 2017, at the Thomas & Mack Center. UNLV won the game 94-91 to move their record to 11-2.
Gather 'round the TV: Festive Christmas specials for UNLV sports
Wednesday, December 21, 2022
In the past, we’ve celebrated the holiday season on the UNLV sports beat by watching festive movies with the Scarlet and Gray, curating a playlist of Christmas songs, and even giving out classic presents. But there’s nothing more communal than gathering in front of the television set (preferably one of those ...
Louisville head coach Bobby Petrino, right, looks on as sophomore quarterback Kyle Bolin participates in drills at the Louisville football practice facility in Louisville, Ky., Saturday, Aug. 8, 2015.
Bobby Petrino is new offensive coordinator for UNLV football
Thursday, December 15, 2022
At his introductory press conference on Dec. 7, new UNLV head coach Barry Odom said his phone was already being blown up by prospective assistants looking for a spot on his staff ...
Barry Odom, new UNLV head football coach, responds to a question during a news conference at UNLV Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Odom, 46, served as the defensive coordinator at Arkansas for the past three years and was the head coach at Missouri from 2016-19.
With its investment in Odom, UNLV looks to get across the finish line in football
Thursday, December 8, 2022
To get someone of Odom’s pedigree — four years as a head coach in the Southeastern Conference at Missouri and successful stints at multiple stops as a defensive coordinator — UNLV had to ...
Barry Odom, new UNLV head football coach, speaks during a news conference at UNLV Wednesday, Dec. 7, 2022. Odom, 46, served as the defensive coordinator at Arkansas for the past three years and was the head coach at Missouri from 2016-19.
New UNLV football coach Barry Odom lays out blueprint
Wednesday, December 7, 2022
New UNLV football coach Barry Odom is ready to hit the ground running. At his introductory press conference on Wednesday, Odom set forth his vision for the program, and with the transfer portal already looming over the offseason he is going to ...
Barry Odom, who spent the past three years as defensive coordinator at Arkansas after a four-year head-coaching stint at Missouri, will be the next football coach at UNLV, the school announced Tuesday.
Here's the file on UNLV's new football coach Barry Odom
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
UNLV athletic director Erick Harper delivered on his promise to hire someone with head coaching experience, grabbing a coach with experience in the Southeastern Conference — the conference for college football.
Missouri coach Barry Odom against Arkansas during an NCAA college football game, Friday, Nov. 29, 2019 in Little Rock, Ark.
Former Arkansas coordinator Barry Odom named new coach for UNLV football
Tuesday, December 6, 2022
Barry Odom has been named the new head football coach at UNLV. The school announced the hiring on Tuesday following a search that lasted eight days. Odom, 46, served as the defensive coordinator at Arkansas for the past three years ...
UNLV Rebels quarterback Doug Brumfield (2)  reacts after being sacked during the first half of an NCAA college football game against the Idaho State Bengals at Allegiant Stadium Saturday, Aug. 27, 2022, in Las Vegas.
No bowl for UNLV football as Buffalo claims final spot
Friday, December 2, 2022
One of the most bizarre seasons in UNLV football history has finally concluded, nearly a full week after the team played its last game. Buffalo rallied late to defeat Akron, 23-22, in a makeup game on Friday afternoon. That victory improved the Bulls to 6-6 on the season and earned them ...
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Experience wanted in potential UNLV football coach candidates
Thursday, December 1, 2022
We are on Day 4 of UNLV’s search for a head football coach, and no one has emerged as a clear choice yet. Athletic director Erick Harper hasn’t played his hand, but at his Monday press conference he did reveal a couple key details about ...
UNLV Director of Athletics Erick Harper announces football head coach Marcus Arroyos firing during a press conference at the Fertitta Football Complex Monday, Nov. 28, 2022.
UNLV football needs new coach, not necessarily new game plan
Analysis:
Wednesday, November 30, 2022
UNLV hasn’t hired a new football coach yet, but if athletic director Erick Harper is to be taken at face value, the search was already underway as of Monday morning and should be concluded rather quickly. When that happens, what kind of situation will the incoming coach be walking into on ...
UNLV Rebels head coach Marcus Arroyo stands on the field during the second half of a game against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Allegiant Stadium Friday, Nov. 11, 2022.
Marcus Arroyo out as UNLV football coach after three seasons
Monday, November 28, 2022
Marcus Arroyo has been fired after three seasons as the UNLV football coach, the university announced this morning. The Rebels went 5-7 this season — including beating UNR on Saturday in the Fremont Cannon rivalry game ...