LAS VEGAS (KTNV) — When the UNLV football team plays Arizona State (ASU) in Las Vegas for the first time ever on Sept. 12, it will be inside its new home at Allegiant Stadium, UNLV Director of Athletics Desiree Reed-Francois announced.
“We are extremely appreciative of the Raiders organization for working with us on hosting the Arizona State game at Allegiant Stadium,” said Reed-Francois. “Our community is energized behind new head coach Marcus Arroyo and his team as they move into one of the greatest sports facilities in the world and getting to host two Pac-12 Conference opponents there this fall will make it an even better experience for our fans and student-athletes.”
The Rebels will play six of their seven home games of the 2020 season at Allegiant Stadium.
The only game to take place at Sam Boyd Stadium will be on Sept. 5 against Louisiana Tech.
They will take on California for the season-opener on Aug. 29, the first-ever meeting between the two teams.
All four of UNLV’s Mountain West games will take place inside Allegiant Stadium.
UNLV also announced the Rebels’ game against Colorado State, originally scheduled for Oct. 24 has been shifted to Oct. 23.
2020 UNLV FOOTBALL SCHEDULE
- Aug. 29 CAL
- Sept. 5 LOUISIANA TECH (at SBS)
- Sept. 12 ARIZONA STATE
- Sept. 19 at Iowa State
- Oct. 3 at San Diego State *
- Oct. 10 WYOMING *
- Oct. 17 at San Jose State
- Oct. 23 COLORADO STATE *
- Oct. 31 at Boise State *
- Nov. 7 FRESNO STATE *
- Nov. 14 at Hawai’i *
- Nov. 28 UNR *
* Mountain West Game