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UNLV unveils future football opponents

UNLV announced Wednesday it will play Texas-San Antonio in a home-and-home football series and open the 2022 season at home against Idaho State.

The Rebels and Roadrunners, a Conference USA team that was 7-5 last season, will meet Oct. 2, 2021, at the Alamodome in San Antonio, and Sept. 18, 2027, at Allegiant Stadium. These will be the first two meetings between the schools.

UNLV’s game against Idaho State will be played Sept. 3, 2022, at Allegiant Stadium. The Rebels have a 6-2 record against the Bengals, a member of the FCS and Big Sky Conference.

The Rebels will open their 2021 season against Eastern Washington on Thursday, Sept. 2, at Allegiant Stadium. UNLV will also host Iowa State on Sept. 18.

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