Rogers was 6-of-13 passing for 119 yards and three TDs and added 103 yards rushing and one score on 10 carries. The Rebels (1-1) had 29 first downs and finished with 414 yards rushing.
Jason Filley's 33-yard field goal pulled UTEP (0-2) within four points late in the first quarter but UNLV outscored the Miners 24-0 in the second and, after the Rebels' Farrell Hester recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff of the second half, Thomas scored on a 4-yard run to make it 45-10 with 14:35 left in the third quarter.
Jury convicts former Utah State player Torrey Green of rape charges
A jury Friday found former Utah State University player Torrey Green guilty of sexually assaulting six women while he was in college. Sentencing is scheduled for March 27.
Former Georgia DB Deangelo Gibbs transferring to Tennessee
Former Georgia defensive back Deangelo Gibbs is transferring to Tennessee.
Wisconsin renews contract for coach Paul Chryst
Wisconsin renewed football coach Paul Chryst's five-year contract through January 2024 on Friday.
NFL draft comparisons for top college football prospects
If you're going to miss seeing NFL draft entries like Rashan Gary, Clelin Ferrell and Benny Snell play college football, look to these ESPN 300 recruits to take their place.
Iowa State rehires Tom Manning as offensive coordinator
Tom Manning, who served as offensive coordinator with Iowa State during the 2016 and '17 seasons before joining the NFL's Colts, is returning to the Cyclones in the same role.
Alabama's assistant saga and the latest on other coaching staff news
There could still be more Crimson Tide defections, plus Oklahoma's big defensive coordinator hire and an update on the O-coordinator searches at Southern California and Oklahoma State.