UNLV’s defense collected six turnovers, and the Rebels defeated Utah State in their Mountain West opener Saturday in Logan, Utah.
UNLV hopes to make an early statement against reigning conference champion Utah State on Saturday after a loss to the Aggies in the final minute last season.
Junior defensive back Jerrae Williams is making an impact in his first games with UNLV after having to sit out last season due to NCAA transfer rules.
Junior running back Aidan Robbins rushed for a career-high 227 yards and three touchdowns in UNLV’s 58-27 win over North Texas on Saturday, giving a glimpse of his potential.
It has been awhile since UNLV featured a quarterback-running back duo with the talent of Doug Brumfield and Aidan Robbins, whose skills were on full display Saturday.
Liberty senior offensive tackle Ed Haynes is eighth in Nevada’s 247Sports’ composite rankings, a combination of various recruiting rating services.
Sophomore quarterback Doug Brumfield and junior running back Aidan Robbins accounted for seven touchdowns as UNLV whipped North Texas on Saturday at Allegiant Stadium.
Through two games this season, the UNLV defense has held both opponents to under 100 rushing yards and 1.9 yards per carry.
Being in close games isn’t new to the Rebels. The team lost 20-14 to Cal in a game they felt they should have won.
UNLV, a 12½-point underdog, had its chances but couldn’t capitalize in a loss to Cal on Saturday at Memorial Stadium in Berkeley, California.
According to the Westgate SuperBook, a $300 wager was placed on UNLV to win the college football national championship at 10,000-1 odds. The payout would be $3 million.
UNLV football coach Marcus Arroyo said Saturday’s game at Cal of the Pac-12 will be a good indicator of where his team is from a talent standpoint.
As the Rebels come off a bye week, coach Marcus Arroyo is demanding more from Doug Brumfield as they prepare for Pac-12 opponent California.
The Rebels senior kicker and former walk-on Daniel Gutierrez is rewriting the school record books and redrawing what it means to be a scholarship athlete.