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UNLV Rebels get BYU, Michigan in next 2 seasons

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Fans of University of Nevada, Las Vegas football can expect home-and-home series with BYU and Northern Illinois, as well as a tilt with University of Michigan, in the next two seasons.

The school's athletic department announced the completion of its non-conference schedule for the 2014 and 2015 seasons.

UNLV said it recently reached a deal with Bowl Championship Series "buster" Northern Illinois. The Huskies, which the Rebels will host on Sept. 13, 2014, faced Florida State University in this past Orange Bowl.

In addition, the Rebels will fulfill the second half of its home-and-home series with University of Arizona with a season debut game in Tucson on Aug. 30, 2014.

The Rebels also announced the 2015 non-conference schedule to include a home game against University of California, Los Angeles and a road challenge against the Michigan Wolverines. UCLA was scheduled for Sept. 12, 2015 and the Michigan game at Ann Arbor, MI, was scheduled for Sept. 19, 2015.

UNLV scheduled six home games for each of the upcoming seasons.

The Rebels are in the midst of a four-game win streak, with a battle against nationally-ranked Fresno State coming on Saturday. In its next home game, UNLV faces San Jose State on Nov. 2.

Here is the non-conference slate for UNLV in 2014 and 2015:


  • Aug. 30, at Arizona;
  • Sept. 13, vs. Northern Illinois;
  • Sept. 20, vs. Northern Colorado;
  • Nov. 15, at BYU.


  • Sept. 5, at Northern Illinois;
  • Sept. 12, vs. UCLA;
  • Sept. 19, at Michigan;
  • Nov. 14, vs. BYU.

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