In Game

Sam Boyd Stadium provides one of the best atmospheres among all mid-major schools in the FBS, as the fans here come out in strong numbers and the crowd is very loud. You’ll also find that the excellent in-game atmosphere is a direct translation of the strong tailgating tradition at UNLV.

On game days Sam Boyd Stadium is filled with diehard Rebels fans cheer loud and hard for their team. The fan base at UNLV is also very knowledgeable about the game and their team. Although, as compared to other schools, one unique thing about Rebels fans is that there tends to be much more discussion about the betting line and point spread in the stands.

It’s not just the fans that make a trip to Sam Boyd Stadium a memorable experience, but the excellent view also does a great job of making a trip well worth your time. From the stadium, you’ll have a great view of the nearby mountains, and you can even see the lights of the Las Vegas Strip if you’re seated in the right location.

You’ll have a great time taking in a Rebels game at Sam Boyd Stadium as the fans and beautiful view make the trip an unforgettable one.

Things to check out

Clark County High School Football Coaches Hall of Fame

The stadium gives a pretty nice tip of the hat high school coaches in the area as the Hall of Fame located at Sam Boyd Stadium pays a nice tribute to local greats. UNLV realizes that a good high school coach builds the foundation for many of the athletes that play in college and it is nice to see these coaches get recognized for it.

The View

There are beautiful mountain views all around the stadium and from near the top of you can see part of the strip. Make sure to take in the gorgeous views from Sam Boyd Stadium when attending a UNLV game.

Hey Reb

Hey Reb has been a fixture at UNLV games since 1983 and makes quite the impression with his long mustache and musket. Hey Reb is also known for being one of the best mascots in the NCAA having come in second in the 2004 Capital one Mascot of the Year competition.

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Star of Nevada Marching Band

The 100+ person marching band puts on a great performance at UNLV games. Their halftime shows, in particular, are outstanding as they get everyone riled up to cheer on the Rebels in the second half. Make sure to stay in your seat at halftime as you wouldn’t want to miss this one of a kind performance.

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Fight Songs

  1. Rebels Chop

    One of UNLV’s signature cheers is the Rebels Chop. During the chant Rebels fans chant Re-bels! while make a chopping motion with their arm. The chant really energizes the team and gives everyone up and chanting.

  2. Win with the Rebels

    Win with the Rebels
    A victory today
    Win with the Rebels The scarlet and grey From the mountains that surround you
    To far across the sea, We’ll win with the Rebels of UNLV!  (CHANT)
    U-N-L-V, Go, Fight, Win!
    We’ll win with the Rebels of UNLV!

  3. UNLV Alma Mater

    Alma Mater, we praise you
    For spirit, the eternal flame,
    Strength which never falters,
    A tribute to your name
    Alma Mater, we thank you,
    Exalted Scarlet and Gray.
    Truth and wisdom from your standard
    In our minds and hearts will stay
    Alma Mater, we cherish you.
    And in our days that are yet to be,
    Our voices let us ever raise
    In honor, U-N-L-V

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