Las Vegas – More than 100 players will report to the Lied Athletic Complex over the weekend to signal the opening of UNLV football’s 2011 preseason camp. the team’s first series of practices (August 9-13) will take place on campus at Ernie Becker Sr. Football Fields at Bill “Wildcat” Morris Rebel Park and are open to the public in limited viewing areas. Fans are invited to attend but please note that the use of cell phones or other mobile communication devices is not allowed while at Rebel Park.
On the initial day of the acclimation schedule, the Rebels will hit the field on Tuesday from approximately 8-10:45 a.m. in shorts, shirts and helmets only. Those times will be repeated through Saturday (the first day of using full pads) before the squad moves to an off-campus location from Aug. 14-25.
The Rebels open the 2011 season by traveling to Wisconsin on for a Thursday, Sept. 1, at 5 p.m. PT on ESPN HD. Season and single-game tickets are available now by calling 739-FANS or logging on to unlvrebels.com.