Preseason Camp Opens Tuesday

Aug. 2, 2012

More than 100 players will report to the Lied Athletic Complex over the weekend to signal the opening of UNLV football's 2012 preseason camp - the third under head coach Bobby Hauck.

After two days of administrative meetings, the team's first series of practices (August 7-11) 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 in Ely, Nev., from Aug. 12-22.

The Rebels open the 2012 season by hosting Minnesota on Thursday, Aug. 30, at 8 p.m. PT. Season and single-game tickets are available now by calling 739-FANS (3267) or logging on to

2012 UNLV FOOTBALL CAMP PUBLIC SCHEDULE All times & dates are tentative and subject to change)

August 7 Tuesday 8:00-10:45 a.m. (helmets only) August 8 Wednesday 8:00-10:45 a.m. (helmets only) August 9 Thursday 8:00-10:45 a.m. (half-pads) August 10 Friday 8:00-10:45 a.m. (half-pads) August 11 Saturday 8:00-10:45 a.m. (full pads) August 12-22 Practice off campus in Ely, Nev.