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Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer
The Raiders have selected Florida LT David Sharpe with their fourth-round selection, No. 129 overall. The pick was announced by Nevada governor Brian Sandoval in front of the Welcome to Las Vegas sign. Per NFL Network, the 6-6, 343-pound Sharpe is "almost blind" in his right eye. He blocked for Raiders coach Jack Del Rio's son Luke, the Gators quarterback.
The NFL is coming to Las Vegas and there could be benefits for college football, particularly UNLV, the Pac-12 and the Las Vegas Bowl.
Kyle Bonagura ESPN Staff Writer
UNLV coach Tony Sanchez received a three-year extension through the 2021 season, the school announced Friday. Sanchez was hired from local prep power Bishop Gorm High School prior to the 2015 season and the Rebels have gone 7-17 over his first two seasons. "Tony is building a foundation for long-term success in every phase of the Rebel football program," UNLV president Len Jessup said. "With his high-energy style and passion for the game, Tony is creating a new culture for UNLV Football that is generating tremendous community support and has Rebel fans excited for the future."
Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
UNLV extends coach Tony Sanchez's contract through the 2021 season. Sanchez, who is 7-17 with the Rebels, signed a four-year deal in December 2014.
James Butler ran for a career-best 196 yards and three touchdowns and caught a pass for another score to lead Nevada to a 45-10 victory over UNLV on Saturday.
Jeremy McNichols ran for 206 yards and a career-high four touchdown to help No. 20 Boise State beat UNLV 42-25 on Friday night.
UNLV closes out scoring, but falls to Boise
Kurt Palandech connects with Andrew Price for a 45-yard touchdown pass and followed that with a two-point run. But No. 20 Boise State won 42-25 to stay in position for a New Year's Six bowl bid.
McNichols pads lead with 31-yard TD
Jeremy McNichols' first three TDs of the game covered a combined 11 yards. His fourth trip to the end zone is a long romp that extends Boise State's lead over UNLV to 42-17.