The Rebel Room

Never can get enough UNLV analysis and chatter? Then this is the stop for you. Join the Sun sports staff in The Rebel Room for your fix.

Setting the expectations for UNLV football
Mon, Jul 24, 2017 (11:50 a.m.)
Ray Brewer, Mike Grimala and Case Keefer start thinking about football season with the Mountain West Conference coming to town for media days this week. Where does UNLV fit within the conference? Will Armani Rogers prove the Rebels' savior? Is it bowl game or bust in coach Tony Sanchez's third season?

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Where does UNLV go from here?
Tue, Feb 21, 2017 (11:51 a.m.)
UNLV beat writer Mike Grimala and sports editors Ray Brewer and Case Keefer dive into the Rebels' seven-game losing streak. They discuss the causes of the terrible season, chances of salvaging something in the Mountain West Conference tournament and the focuses of the rebuilding effort going forward.

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How the Rebels run forward
Mon, Jan 9, 2017 (1:55 p.m.)
UNLV beat writer Mike Grimala joins sports editors Ray Brewer and Case Keefer to discuss the Rebels' rough start to Mountain West Conference play and what to look for going forward.

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Feeling sorry for the Rebels
Mon, Dec 12, 2016 (12:47 p.m.)
UNLV beat writer Mike Grimala joins sports editors Ray Brewer and Case Keefer to discuss UNLV's 49-point loss to Duke and how it needs to respond in games against Incarnate Word and Oregon this week.

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Keepers of the cannon?
Mon, Nov 21, 2016 (12:54 p.m.)
Ray Brewer, Case Keefer and Mike Grimala discuss UNLV's chances of hanging onto the Fremont Cannon for a second straight year in Saturday's game against UNR before transitioning to the busy week in basketball.

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Reasonable Expectations
Tue, Oct 25, 2016 (11:52 a.m.)
Basketball is about to start. How many new players can Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and Case Keefer name? Beyond that the guys talk about expectations for coach Marvin Menzies' first season and whether or not the football team can bounce back this week at San Jose State.

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Race for .500
Tue, Oct 18, 2016 (2:27 p.m.)
The Rebels won in the final minute at Hawaii and now they return home to face Colorado State with a chance to get to .500 on the season. Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and sports writers Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss whether or not winning one coin-flip game can help the Rebels in their next one.

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Island Getaway
Tue, Oct 11, 2016 (12:36 p.m.)
Coming off an ugly 26-7 road loss, the Rebels are heading to Hawaii (3-3, 2-0), where UNLV hasn't won since 2000. Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and reporters Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss the Rebels' likelihood of winning their remaining toss-up games like this one.

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Rushing Forward
Tue, Oct 4, 2016 (2:49 p.m.)
The Rebels are 1-0 in Mountain West play and this week they head to San Diego State as 14-point underdogs. Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and reporters Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss their expectations for freshman quarterback Dalton Sneed's second start and how the nation's No. 9 rushing offense will do against the No. 14 rushing defense.

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The Need for Sneed
Tue, Sep 27, 2016 (4:28 p.m.)
Johnny Stanton is injured so redshirt freshman Dalton Sneed will make his first career start at quarterback on Saturday against Fresno State. Las Vegas Sun sports editor Ray Brewer and reporters Case Keefer and Taylor Bern discuss their expectations for him and the rest of the season following a 1-3 nonconference record.

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