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A new UNLV look.


One thing is for sure. UNLV is not afraid to spend money regardless of the sport. UNLV just announced a new look coming to the football team for the upcoming season. This I can only imagine is to entice fans to come out to the games considering UNLV has only won 2 games last season. With the news of the new stadium, there is a lot of pressure on Hauck to get this program turned around. UNLV even as bad as it has been is still averaging over 21000 a game. That is pretty good considering that they play in a dust bowl 7 miles away from campus. So to help keep things fresh UNLV has introduced the new helmets. They can be seen in the following link

http://www.lasvegassun.com/news/2012/jul/16/rebels-will-have-new-football-helmets-2012-season/

But will the new look help with wins ?

The current line this season for UNLV is 2.5 games. That is pretty weak considering UNLV has 4 home games to start the season.UNLV will play a total of 7 home games. Last year UNLV had 5 home games and a tough non-AQ schedule. Hauck is looking to shake off the Sanford schedules that were already preset. It looks a little easier playing Minnesota and Washington State then having to travel to Madison, Wisconsin. After looking at this years schedule this is a stronger UNLV team facing one of it's weakest schedules in 5 years. I strongly believe they can win 5 games this season.

Minnesota - Winnable

Northern Arizona - Win

Washington State - Tough but Winnable

Air Force - Winnable

@ Utah State - Winnable

@ Louisana Tech - Loss

Nevada - Rival Game as much as I want a win will take a miracle.

@Boise State - Loss

@San Diego State - Winnable ( I Really think SDSU lost too much last year)

New Mexico - win ( UNLV won't be playing it's third string quarter back this year. UNLV should have won last year.

@Colorado State - Winnable

Wyoming - Loss

@ Hawaii - (New Coach ) Last game of the season winnable

There are actually 9 winnable games on the schedule this year. The biggest issue is can UNLV actually win on the road which is something that Hauck is yet to do.

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