After signing 10 new players during the Early Signing Day, UNLV and coach Marcus Arroyo added seven more Wednesday, including former Tennessee QB Harrison Bailey.
Armani Rogers spent his entire collegiate career at quarterback, but ahead of the 2022 East-West Shrine Game in Las Vegas, the former UNLV QB is learning a new position.
Even though he’s an alternate, former UNLV running back Shaquille Murray-Lawrence hopes to compete in the Winter Olympics in the four-man bobsled events.
After two years at UNLV, offensive coordinator and quarterbacks coach Glenn Thomas has been hired away by Arizona State.
Former UNLV running back Larry Croom, who played for the Rebels in 2002 and 2003, scored a touchdown in the East-West Shrine Bowl, Hula Bowl and Blue-Gray Classic.
Justin Rogers is the second quarterback to leave UNLV following the retirement of former local Bishop Gorman star Tate Martell.
In another transfer portal win for coach Marcus Arroyo, wide receiver Ricky White III committed to UNLV from Michigan State.
Shaquille Murray-Lawrence, a running back on the Rebels’ football team in 2013 and 2014, is one of two alternates for Canada in the Winter Olympic Games in Beijing.
Tate Martell, who was most recently a quarterback at UNLV, is retiring from football, an official UNLV spokesperson confirmed to the Review-Journal.
A four-star recruit out of Marietta High School in Georgia, Harrison Bailey was ranked as the No. 3 pro-style passer in the country by 247Sports and a top-100 recruit in the nation.
Ickey Woods was a second-round draft pick out of UNLV in 1988, and he went on to have a sensational rookie season with the Cincinnati Bengals.
After a short stay at TCU, Tony Sanchez, who compiled a 20-40 record at UNLV, hopes to help turn around a New Mexico State football program for which he once played.