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Mark Anderson

Reporter: UNLV football and basketball

Mark Anderson has been at the Review-Journal since January 1999. He covered UNLV football for 17 seasons before moving to the men’s basketball beat in January 2016, and was president of the Football Writers Association of America in 2016. Anderson returned to the football beat in 2017 and still covers men’s basketball. Before coming to the R-J, he covered UNR football for five seasons at the Reno Gazette-Journal and was the high school sports reporter for the Tallahassee (Fla.) Democrat from 1988-94. He is a native of Tallahassee and a graduate of the University of Florida.

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UNLV gives No. 15 USC a fight in 43-21 loss

UNLV gave No. 15 Southern California a fight for three quarters, but then the Trojans took over the fourth and beat the Rebels 43-21 on Saturday at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum.

Mountain West football preview

Boise State is expected to win the Mountain West, but Hawaii’s upset of Colorado State on Saturday showed nothing is a given in the league. UNLV opens Saturday at Southern California.

UNLV hopes to get USC freshman QB out of comfort zone

Southern California named freshman JT Daniels its starting quarterback for Saturday’s season-opening football game against UNLV at Los Angeles Memorial Coliseum. UNLV has its own young promising quarterback in sophomore Armani Rogers, who hopes last season’s experience pays off.

Player safety a top priority for UNLV football staff

UNLV has policies and protocols for offseason football conditioning and training camp designed to increase player safety. Maryland football player Jordan McNair died after offseason workouts due to heatstroke.

QB Armani Rogers excels at UNLV scrimmage

UNLV sophomore quarterback Armani Rogers made up for a shaky showing a week earlier in a scrimmage. He had only one incomplete pass Saturday, and that was a drop in the end zone.

UNLV balances wins, finances in football scheduling

UNLV will receive $1.15 million for its Sept. 1 football trip to Southern California. The Rebels must balance the importance of such high-payout games against the needs of moving the program forward.

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