UNLV Rumors & News

  • Los Angeles prep QB Rogers commits to UNLV

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "A few months removed from a wrenching 31-28 loss at Fresno State, UNLV won a recruiting battle with the Bulldogs for three-star quarterback Armani Rogers. The 6-foot-5-inch, 210-pound Rogers — a former California recruiting commit from Los Angeles' Hamilton High School — orally committed to..." January 30

  • Former Alabama, UNLV RB Altee Tenpenny heads to FCS Nicholls State

    Yahoo Sports - NCAAF - Dr. Saturday "Running back Altee Tenpenny is working on his third college football program in eight months. Nicholls State confirmed to al.com Thursday that Tenpenny has joined its program after being dismissed from UNLV earlier this month for an undisclosed violation of team rules." August 28

  • Former Alabama RB Altee Tenpenny kicked off new team, per report

    Alabama "Former Alabama running back Altee Tenpenny, who announced in May his transfer destination, has already been kicked off his new team, according to a report. Tenpenny was kicked off UNLV's program for "breaking team rules," according to The Las Vegas Review-Journal. He had announced his intention..." August 14

  • Altee Tenpenny announces transfer destination after leaving Alabama

    Alabama "A few months after leaving Alabama, former Crimson Tide running back Altee Tenpenny has a new home. Using his Instagram account, Tenpenny announced he was transferring to UNLV. His account is private but followed by more than 7,600 followers. The caption on the photo of an UNLV fan holding a..." May 05

  • Report: UNLV considering building football stadium near the Strip

    Las Vegas Review-Journal "The UNLV Foundation, the university’s nonprofit fundraising arm, has entered a deal with Wells Fargo to buy a 42-acre site at Koval Lane and Tropicana Avenue for $50 million for a potential football stadium or other uses. The UNLV Foundation won’t actually close on the land deal but instead..." April 10

  • Former UNLV RB David Peebles dead at 29

    CBS Sports "Former UNLV running back David Peeple died Wednesday at the age of 29. According to the Las Vegas Review-Journal, Peeples died at Mountain View Hospital and the cause of his death is yet to be determined. Peeples was a star player at Cheyenne High School, and was named the Gatorade Nevada..." February 28

  • Contract for new UNLV coach unanimously approved

    College Football Talk "There was a brief conversation about whether or not UNLV’s new head coach was qualified for the position of head coach, but any concern was quickly put to rest by the Board of Regents. The regents voted unanimously in favor of a contract for new head coach Tony Sanchez, thus making his hiring..." December 17

  • UNLV finalizing agreement to hire Bishop Gorman High's Tony Sanchez

    SI - College Football "Bishop Gorman High's Tony Sanchez is in the process of finalizing an agreement to become UNLV’s new head coach, according to a source. Sanchez, 40, won his sixth consecutive Nevada Division I state championship and capped a 15-0 season at the Las Vegas powerhouse on Saturday. He also likely..." December 09

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case

    ESPN "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Offensive lineman transfers to Arkansas from UNLV because of APR rule

    Yahoo! Sports "Cameron Jefferson is now an Arkansas Razorback. The former UNLV offensive lineman transferred to Arkansas Saturday and will be immediately eligible to play. He's eligible because UNLV is ineligible for a bowl game. “We're thrilled to add Cameron Jefferson to the Razorback football program,”..." June 02

  • UNLV's appeal of postseason ban denied

    CBS Sports "In 2013 UNLV football reached its first bowl game since the 2000 season. Now, with the 2014 season still four months away, we already know the Rebels won't be repeating the feat this season. The school announced Thursday that its appeal of a postseason ban due to a low APR score has been..." April 10

  • Bobby Hauck lands ‘controversial’ raise, extension from UNLV

    College Football Talk "While not all of the members of the Nevada Board of Regents were on board with it, Bobby Hauck has officially gotten himself a revamped contract. Friday, the board not-so-unanimously approved a contract extension for the UNLV head coach that also includes a bump in pay. Hauck’s new contract,..." January 26

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