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LasVegasSun.com Sep 20, 2018

Gabe McCoy enjoying breakout season for rebuilt Rebels defense

Gabe McCoy doesn’t look like a typical linebacker. Measuring in at 6-foot-2 and 215 pounds, the junior from California is the Rebels’ lightest player at the position, but that hasn’t stopped him from emerging as ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 18, 2018

Sanchez expects Arkansas State to test Rebels' elite running game

At the quarter point in the 2018 season, UNLV currently finds itself ranked as the No. 2 rushing offense in the country with an average of 345.3 yards per game. And that’s why the Rebels will have a chance to ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 17, 2018

Rebels playing strong defense as they chase best start in a decade

After beating Prairie View A&M on Saturday, the Rebels will head into their Week 4 matchup at Arkansas State with a chance to improve to 3-1 for the first time since 2008 ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 16, 2018

Armani Rogers enjoys record-breaking night in win over Prairie View A&M

For the second time since Tony Sanchez took control of the UNLV football program, the Rebels are above .500. The first time was Week 1 of the 2016 season — Sanchez’s second campaign ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 15, 2018

Previewing UNLV vs. Prairie View A&M with reader questions

Heading into UNLV’s matchup with Prairie View A&M tonight, we solicited reader questions to find out which storylines Rebels fans will be following throughout the game. As it turns out ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 13, 2018

Rebels want freshman Tyleek Collins more involved

Freshman receiver Tyleek Collins scored two touchdowns in UNLV’s win over UTEP on Saturday — the first two TD’s of his college career — but when he met with the media after practice on Tuesday, he didn’t ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 11, 2018

UNLV aims to tighten run defense vs. Prairie View A&M

There wasn’t much to nitpick about UNLV’s 52-24 win over UTEP on Saturday, as the Rebels racked up more than 500 yards of total offense and led by multiple touchdowns for the entire second half. It was a great example of a superior team taking care of business from beginning to end. Well, not quite from ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 10, 2018

Rebels showcase deep ball, defense and a new playmaker in Week 2

UNLV improved to 1-1 with a blowout win on Saturday, and though the opponent was an overmatched UTEP squad, we still learned something about the Rebels in the process ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 9, 2018

Rebels run over UTEP in home opener

As far as blueprints go, UNLV’s is pretty straightforward: Run the ball in dominant fashion, and when defenses try to crowd the line of scrimmage as a counter, use a vertical passing attack to strike for ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 8, 2018

Live blog: Rebels rout UTEP, 52-24

Heading into UNLV’s home opener on Saturday, we solicited reader questions to find out which storylines Rebels fans will be following throughout the game. As it turns out, Armani Rogers, the defensive backfield and ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 7, 2018

Fighting fatigue: Rebels are seeking depth in the defensive backfield

USC ran 75 offensive plays in a Week 1 win over UNLV, and Rebels cornerback Jericho Flowers was on the field for all but a handful of them. In head coach Tony Sanchez’s opinion, that was a bit too much playing time. Sanchez estimated Flowers’ snap count was ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 6, 2018

Armani Rogers can let it rip against overmatched UTEP

UNLV probably won’t need a great passing performance from quarterback Armani Rogers in order to beat UTEP on Saturday, but it would be nice to see the Rebels’ captain come out firing ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 4, 2018

Analysis: Projecting UNLV basketball's lineup for 2018-19

The first day of college basketball practice is now less than four weeks away, and though we haven’t seen the 2018-19 Runnin’ Rebels in action yet, we have enough information to begin speculating as to what the team will look like this season ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 3, 2018

Rebels' pass rush looks improved heading into Week 2

UNLV put up a better fight than expected at USC on Saturday, playing the No. 15 Trojans tight for three quarters before running out of steam and falling, 43-21. But moral victories are only worth anything if ...
LasVegasSun.com Sep 1, 2018

Rebels put up fight in 43-21 loss at No. 15 USC

Eight seconds into the 2018 football season, UNLV appeared to be on the verge of disaster. Star running back Lexington Thomas took a handoff on the first play of Saturday’s contest at No. 15 USC, and after an offseason spent talking about ...

Rebels Player News

  • Armani Rogers

    Armani Rogers

    Armani Rogers enjoys record-breaking night in win over Prairie View A&M

  • Gabe McCoy

    Gabe McCoy

    Gabe McCoy enjoying breakout season for rebuilt Rebels defense

  • Lexington Thomas

    Lexington Thomas

    Rebels put up fight in 43-21 loss at No. 15 USC

  • Jericho Flowers

    Jericho Flowers

    Fighting fatigue: Rebels are seeking depth in the defensive backfield

  • Justin Polu

    Justin Polu

    Polu key to Rebels' powerful running game

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