UNLV football QB battle still undecided as season begins

UNLV football begins its 2022 season against Idaho State Saturday afternoon at Allegiant Stadium. Photo by Jordan Anders-McClain.

SOUTH BEND, Ind. – UNLV football is about 20 minutes away from its first-ever matchup against the Notre Dame Fighting Irish at Notre Dame Stadium in South Bend, Indiana.

The Rebels will be without sophomore starting quarterback Doug Brumfield. Sophomore Cameron Friel is expected to start in his place.

Junior running back Aidan Robbins is also out after suffer a knee injury against Air Force last Saturday. Starting wide receiver Kyle Williams is suited up and will be active for UNLV.

UNLV is a 27-point underdog to Notre Dame (3-3). The Rebels are coming off back-to-back blowouts of at least 30 points, San Jose State (33 points two weeks ago) and Air Force (35 points last Saturday).

If the Rebels (4-3, 2-2 Mountain West) are able to pull off the upset, it would be one of the biggest wins in program history and set them up for a good opportunity to make a bowl game for the first time since 2013.

Follow long on The Scarlet & Gray Free Press’s social media channels (@UNLVFreePress on Instagram and Twitter, and our sports Twitter @UNLVSGSports) for updates. We will also be providing live updates and commentary in this live blog.

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