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The 2013 UNLV Rebels football team represented the University of Nevada, Las Vegas during the 2013 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Rebels were led by fourth year head coach Bobby Hauck and played their home games at Sam Boyd Stadium. They were members of the West Division of the Mountain West Conference. This was the first season since 2000 where UNLV went to a bowl game.

2013 UNLV Rebels football
UNLV Rebels wordmark.svg
ConferenceMountain West Conference
DivisionWest Division
2013 record7–6 (5–3 MW)
Head coachBobby Hauck (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorTimm Rosenbach (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorTim Hauck (1st season)
Home stadiumSam Boyd Stadium
(Capacity: 36,800)
Seasons
← 2012
2014 →
2013 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain Division
Utah State x   7 1         9 5  
Boise State   6 2         8 5  
Colorado State   5 3         8 6  
Wyoming   3 5         5 7  
New Mexico   1 7         3 9  
Air Force   0 8         2 10  
West Division
Fresno State x$   7 1         11 2  
San Diego State   6 2         8 5  
UNLV   5 3         7 6  
San Jose State   5 3         6 6  
Nevada   3 5         4 8  
Hawaii   0 8         1 11  
Championship: Fresno State 24, Utah State 17
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 294:00 PMat Minnesota*BTNL 23–5144,217
September 77:30 PMArizona*CBSSNL 13–5826,950
September 147:00 PMCentral Michigan*
  • Sam Boyd Stadium
  • Whitney, NV
W 31–2110,981
September 216:00 PMWestern Illinois*
  • Sam Boyd Stadium
  • Whitney, NV
W 38–713,017
September 285:00 PMat New MexicoW 56–4223,639
October 125:00 PMHawaii
  • Sam Boyd Stadium
  • Whitney, NV
Oceanic PPVW 39–3722,755
October 197:00 PMat No. 19 Fresno StateL 14–3837,604
October 263:05 PMat NevadaESPN3W 27–2232,521
November 21:00 PMSan Jose State
  • Sam Boyd Stadium
  • Whitney, NV
L 24–3415,837
November 95:00 PMUtah State
  • Sam Boyd Stadium
  • Whitney, NV
ESPNUL 24–2815,062
November 216:30 PMat Air ForceESPNUW 41–2129,898
November 307:30 PMSan Diego State
  • Sam Boyd Stadium
  • Whitney, NV
ESPNUW 45–1915,884
January 19:00 AMat North Texas*ESPNUL 14–3638,380

[1]

Game summariesEdit

at MinnesotaEdit

UNLV at Minnesota
1 234Total
Rebels 6 737 23
Golden Gophers 3 131421 51
  • Date: August 29
  • Location: TCF Bank Stadium
    Minneapolis, MN
  • Game start: 4:00 PM PDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:20
  • Game attendance: 44,217
  • Game weather: Temperature: 92 • Wind: S 14 • Weather: Partly Cloudy, Hot
  • Referee: Rick Loumiet
  • Television network: BTN
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2012 MINN, 30–27

In their first game of the season, the Rebels lost, 51–23 to the Minnesota Golden Gophers.[2]

ArizonaEdit

Arizona at UNLV
1 234Total
Wildcats 17 28310 58
Rebels 0 607 13
  • Date: September 7
  • Location: Sam Boyd Stadium
    Whitney, NV
  • Game start: 7:30 PM PDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:30
  • Game attendance: 26,950
  • Game weather: Temperature: 87 • Wind: 7mph SSE • Weather: Mostly Cloudy
  • Referee: Terry Leyden
  • Television network: CBSSN
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2001 ARIZ, 38–21

In their second game of the season, the Rebels lost, 58–13 to the Arizona Wildcats.[3]

Central MichiganEdit

Central Michigan at UNLV
1 234Total
Chippewas 7 1400 21
Rebels 0 71410 31
  • Date: September 14
  • Location: Sam Boyd Stadium
    Whitney, NV
  • Game start: 7:00 PM PDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:02
  • Game attendance: 10,981
  • Game weather: Temperature: 90 F • Wind: 6mph S • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Referee: Scott Novak
  • Television network: MWN
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–1 1994 UNLV, 52–24 (Las Vegas Bowl)

In their third game of the season, the Rebels won, 31–21 over the Central Michigan Chippewas.[4]

Western IllinoisEdit

Western Illinois at UNLV
1 234Total
Leathernecks 0 070 7
Rebels 10 7147 38
  • Date: September 21
  • Location: Sam Boyd Stadium
    Whitney, NV
  • Game start: 6:00 PM PDT
  • Elapsed time: 2:59
  • Game attendance: 13,017
  • Game weather: Temperature: 89 • Wind: 22mph SW • Weather: Clear
  • Referee: David Alvarez
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 1977 UNLV, 59–29

In their fourth game of the season, the Rebels won, 38–7 over the Western Illinois Leathernecks.[5]

at New MexicoEdit

UNLV at New Mexico
1 234Total
Rebels 14 21714 56
Lobos 21 1470 42
  • Date: September 28
  • Location: University Stadium
    Albuquerque, NM
  • Game start: 5:00 PM PDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:13
  • Game attendance: 23,639
  • Game weather: Temperature: 67 • Wind: NNW @3 • Weather: Sunny
  • Referee: Eddie Shelton
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–10 2012 UNLV, 35–7

In their fifth game of the season, the Rebels won, 56–42 over the New Mexico Lobos.[6]

HawaiiEdit

Hawaii at UNLV
1 234Total
Rainbow Warriors 0 17020 37
Rebels 0 13179 39
  • Date: October 12
  • Location: Sam Boyd Stadium
    Whitney, NV
  • Game start: 5:00 PM PDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:50
  • Game attendance: 22,755
  • Game weather: Temperature: 75 • Wind: 7mph SE • Weather: Sunny
  • Referee: Kevin Mar
  • Television network: Oceanic PPV
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–14 2012 HAW, 48–10

In their sixth game of the season, the Rebels won, 39–37 over the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors.[7]

at Fresno StateEdit

UNLV at Fresno State
1 234Total
Rebels 0 1400 14
#19 Bulldogs 14 14100 38
  • Date: October 19
  • Location: Bulldog Stadium
    Fresno, CA
  • Game start: 7:00 PM PDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:03
  • Game attendance: 37,604
  • Game weather: Temperature: 77 • Wind: WNW-5mph • Weather: Fair
  • Referee: Eddy Shelton
  • Television network: MWN
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–11 1997 FRES, 46–28

In their seventh game of the season, the Rebels lost, 38–14 to the Fresno State Bulldogs.[8]

at NevadaEdit

UNLV at Nevada
1 234Total
Rebels 0 14013 27
Wolf Pack 3 1306 22
  • Date: October 26
  • Location: Mackay Stadium
    Reno, NV
  • Game start: 3:05 PM PDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:31
  • Game attendance: 32,521
  • Game weather: Temperature: 72 • Wind: Calm • Weather: Sunny and Clear
  • Referee: Jim Farmer
  • Television network: ESPN Networks
Overall record Last meeting Result
15–23 2012 NV, 42–37

In their eighth game of the season, the Rebels won, 27–22 over the Nevada Wolf Pack.[9]

San Jose StateEdit

San Jose State at UNLV
1 234Total
Spartans 14 10010 34
Rebels 0 3147 24
  • Date: November 2
  • Location: Sam Boyd Stadium
    Whitney, NV
  • Game start: 1:00 PM PDT
  • Elapsed time: 3:09
  • Game attendance: 15,837
  • Game weather: Temperature: 71 • Wind: SE 2MPH • Weather: Sunny
  • Referee: Scott Novak
  • Television network: MWN
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–11–1 1997 SJSU, 55–48

In their ninth game of the season, the Rebels lost, 34–24 to the San Jose State Spartans.[10]

Utah StateEdit

Utah State at UNLV
1 234Total
Aggies 0 1477 28
Rebels 7 1007 24
  • Date: November 9
  • Location: Sam Boyd Stadium
    Whitney, NV
  • Game start: 5:00 PM PST
  • Elapsed time: 3:36
  • Game attendance: 15,062
  • Game weather: Temperature: 69 • Wind: 3 MPH E • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Referee: Daniel Romero
  • Television network: ESPNU
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–13 2012 USU, 35–13

In their tenth game of the season, the Rebels lost, 28–24 to the Utah State Aggies.[11]

at Air ForceEdit

UNLV at Air Force
1 234Total
Rebels 20 1308 41
Falcons 0 1470 21
  • Date: November 21
  • Location: Falcon Stadium
    Colorado Springs, CO
  • Game start: 6:30 PM PST
  • Elapsed time: 3:18
  • Game attendance: 29,898
  • Game weather: Temperature: 10 • Wind: 17 MPH N • Weather: Cold, wind chill −7
  • Referee: Dan Romeo
  • Television network: ESPNU
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–13 2012 UNLV, 38–35

In their eleventh game of the season, the Rebels won, 41–21 over the Air Force Falcons to become bowl eligible for the first time since the year 2000.[12]

San Diego StateEdit

San Diego State at UNLV
1 234Total
Aztecs 7 066 19
Rebels 7 17714 45
  • Date: November 30
  • Location: Sam Boyd Stadium
    Whitney, NV
  • Game start: 7:36 PST
  • Elapsed time: 3:25
  • Game attendance: 15,884
  • Game weather: Temperature: 50 • Wind: 5 MPH NNE • Weather: Clear
  • Referee: Rick Loumiet
  • Television network: ESPNU
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–14 2012 SDSU, 24–13

In their twelfth game of the season, the Rebels won, 45–19 over the San Diego State Aztecs.[13]

vs. North Texas (Heart of Dallas Bowl)Edit

UNLV vs. North Texas
1 234Total
Rebels 7 007 14
Mean Green 7 0722 36
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–0 2000 UNLV, 38–0

In their thirteenth game of the season, the Rebels lost, 36–14 to the North Texas Mean Green in the 2014 Heart of Dallas Bowl in Dallas, Texas.[14]

Weekly startersEdit

The following players were the weekly offensive and defensive game starters.

Opponent LT LG C RG RT TE QB RB WR WR WR
Minnesota Boyko Jefferson Waterman Gstrein Oberg Phillips Sherry Cornett Davis Williams Mataele
Arizona Boyko Jefferson Waterman Gstrein Oberg Phillips Sherry Cornett Davis Williams Criswell
Central Michigan Boyko Jefferson Waterman Gstrein Oberg Phillips Sherry Cornett Davis Mataele Criswell
Western Illinois Boyko Jefferson Waterman Gstrein Oberg Phillips Herring Cornett Davis Williams Barnhill
New Mexico Boyko Jefferson Waterman Scoggins Oberg Phillips Herring Cornett Davis Williams Barnhill
Hawaii Boyko Jefferson Waterman Scoggins Oberg Sullivan Herring Cornett Davis Williams Mataele
Fresno State Boyko Jefferson Waterman Scoggins Oberg Sullivan Herring Cornett Davis Williams Mataele
Nevada Boyko Jefferson Waterman Scoggins Oberg Price Herring Cornett Davis Sullivan Mataele
San Jose State Boyko Jefferson Waterman Scoggins Oberg Barnhill Herring Cornett Davis Sullivan Mataele
Utah State Boyko Jefferson Waterman Scoggins Oberg Barnhill Herring Cornett Davis Sullivan Mataele
Air Force Boyko Jefferson Waterman Scoggins Oberg Price Herring Cornett Davis Sullivan Mataele
San Diego State Boyko Jefferson Waterman Scoggins Oberg Phillips Herring Cornett Davis Sullivan Barnhill
Opponent DE DT DT DE LB LB LB CB CB SS FS
Minnesota Sanitoa Klorman Garrick Sparkman Lotulelei Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Hodge Vea Crawford
Arizona Sanitoa Gaston Garrick Sparkman Horsey Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Hodge Vea Crawford
Central Michigan Sanitoa Gaston Garrick Sparkman Lotulelei Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Penny Vea Crawford
Western Illinois Sanitoa Gaston Garrick Sparkman Ehlert Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Penny Vea Crawford
New Mexico Sanitoa Gaston Garrick Sparkman Lotulelei Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Penny Vea Crawford
Hawaii Sanitoa Gaston Garrick Sparkman Ehlert Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Penny Vea Crawford
Fresno State Sanitoa Gaston Garrick Sparkman Horsey Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Penny Vea Crawford
Nevada Sanitoa Gaston Garrick Sparkman Ehlert Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Penny Vea Crawford
San Jose State Sanitoa Gaston Garrick Sparkman Horsey Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Penny Vea Crawford
Utah State Sanitoa Gaston Garrick Valoaga Ehlert Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Penny Vea Crawford
Air Force Sanitoa Gaston Garrick Sparkman Ehlert Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Penny Vea Horsey
San Diego State Sanitoa Gaston Garrick Sparkman Lotulelei Maka Hasson, Ti Hasson, Ta Penny Vea Horsey
     – started as third cornerback,      – started as fullback,      – started as fourth WR

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2013 Football Schedule". UNLV Athletics. Retrieved August 15, 2013.
  2. ^ "Minnesota races past UNLV 51–23 in season opener". Associated Press. August 29, 2013. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  3. ^ "Arizona routs UNLV in Carey's return, 58–13". Associated Press. September 7, 2013. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  4. ^ "UNLV rallies to beat Central Michigan 31–21". Associated Press. September 14, 2013. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  5. ^ "Herring leads UNLV to 38–7 win over W. Illinois". Associated Press. September 21, 2013. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  6. ^ "UNLV outlasts New Mexico in a 56–42 shootout". Associated Press. September 28, 2013. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  7. ^ "Kohorst's 44-yd FG lifts UNLV past Hawaii, 39–37". Associated Press. October 12, 2013. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  8. ^ "Derek Carr's record night helps No. 17 Fresno St. (6–0) by UNLV". Associated Press. October 19, 2013. Retrieved October 23, 2013.
  9. ^ "Herring shines as UNLV holds off Nevada 27–22". Associated Press. October 26, 2013. Retrieved November 1, 2013.
  10. ^ "Lawson, San Jose State top UNLV 34–24". Associated Press. November 2, 2013. Retrieved November 7, 2013.
  11. ^ "Utah St. slips by UNLV with 28–24 win". Associated Press. November 9, 2013. Retrieved November 15, 2013.
  12. ^ "Cornett leads UNLV to 41–21 win over Air Force". Associated Press. November 21, 2013. Retrieved December 6, 2013.
  13. ^ "Herring's 6 TDs lead UNLV past San Diego St, 45–19". Associated Press. November 30, 2013. Retrieved December 6, 2013.
  14. ^ "Derek Thompson sparks North Texas to first bowl win since 2002". Associated Press. January 1, 2014. Retrieved January 19, 2014.