Nevada Rumors & News

  • Mountain West commissioner calls Arizona Bowl matchup 'a travesty'

    ESPN "Mountain West Conference commissioner Craig Thompson is livid with the matchup of two of his conference's teams, Nevada (6-6) and Colorado State (7-5), in the inaugural NOVA Home Loans Arizona Bowl on Dec. 29. "It is a travesty the Mountain West has been forced into this situation," Thompson..." December 07

  • Nevada DT Rykeem Yates suspended by Mountain West Conference

    College Football Talk "The Mountain West Conference is coming down on Nevada defensive tackle Rykeem Yates for a second offense related to targetting another player. Yates will be suspended for one-half of play in Nevada’s next game for his hit on a Buffalo player last weekend." September 29

  • Wolf Pack's Polian fined $10,000 for sideline behavior

    Reno Gazette-Journal "In a rare move, the Wolf Pack has fined one of its coaches. Three days after football coach Brian Polian received two unsportsmanlike penalties during his team's 44-20 loss to Arizona on Saturday, Nevada has fined the third-year coach $10,000. In a statement, athletic director Doug Knuth..." September 16

  • Quarterback Austin Kafentzis chooses Nevada

    Milwaukee Journal Sentinel "Quarterback Austin Kafentzis, a former heralded recruit for Wisconsin, will transfer to Nevada. Kafentzis, who committed to then-Badgers head coach Gary Andersenin 2013, left UW after just one semester. Kafentzis was fifth on the quarterback depth chart for new coach Paul Chrystduring spring..." June 15

  • Wolf Pack adds former UCLA lineman

    The Examiner "The Nevada Wolf Pack is hoping Kevin McReynolds finally realizes his four-star potential. McReynolds, who will graduate from UCLA this spring, was added to the Wolf Pack roster this week with one year of eligibility left. The 6-foot-2, 300-pound McReynolds never saw regular playing time at UCLA..." February 26

  • 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

  • NCAA grants UNLV receiver extra year of eligibility

    College Football Talk "The offseason has not been too kind to the UNLV football program, but the team did get some good news on Friday. As reported by Las Vegas Sun, the NCAA has awarded wide receiver Maika Mataele an extra year of eligibility, giving UNLV a little more depth at the receiver position in 2014. The..." May 24

  • Nevada freshman Tucker Melcher battles brain infection

    USA Today "Tucker Melcher, a freshman wide receiver on the Nevada football team, is in the intensive care unit at Saint Mary's Regional Medical Center fighting an infection in his brain. "There's brain swelling. It's a waiting game," an emotional Bubba Melcher, Tucker's dad, said Tuesday. "… The next..." March 27

  • Nevada loses defensive coordinator to NFL

    College Football Talk "Saturday morning I noted that it was the third day in a row that we had led off the day with a post on a college football assistant leaving for the professional ranks. A day later, do I hear four in a row? Why yes, yes I do as Nevada confirmed late last night that Scottie Hazelton has left his..." February 09

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