Vegas Seven

The Football Issue

  • Features

    The Future of Football

    By Rob Miech

    Will rules softening the violence diminish the game's popularity?

  • Features

    What Local Prospects Are Looking For Before They Commit to UNLV

    By Mike Grimala

    How can UNLV go about locking up more Las Vegas recruits? We surveyed 16 local Division I prospects to get their anonymous thoughts on the process and UNLV’s presence on the recruiting trail.

  • Features

    How the Jaguars May Surprise

    By Sal DeFilippo

    And other picks for the season

  • Features

    The Toughest Las Vegas Football Quiz You’ll Ever Take

    By Seven Staff

    How much do you know about Las Vegas football? Take our quiz below and find out if you should make the All-America team, or if you should apply the chess club instead.

  • The Latest

    Confessions of an NFL Cheerleader

    By Brittney Cason

    Having been behind the curtain, I can sympathize with these girls; being an NFL cheerleader is far from glamorous once the stadium lights are turned off. I know all too well about the laughably low wages ($60 a game); the list of rules that make a prison seem lenient (such as being contractually prohibited from drinking in public or curling my hair without permission); and the ridiculous body requirements that I could barely meet (even with 9 percent body fat).

  • The Week

    Bishop Gorman Rises to the Challenge

    By Mike Grimala

    Six years into coach Tony Sanchez’s tenure, Bishop Gorman’s football team is no longer competing for state championships. Oh, sure, the Gaels’ 2014 season will most likely culminate with a Nevada Interscholastic Activities Association title, as it has for each of the past five years. And raising the trophy will surely be satisfying for the […]

  • Seven Questions

    Seven Questions for Randall Cunningham

    By Matt Jacob

    Those who are old enough to remember Randall Cunningham in his prime don’t need to be reminded that he was a uniquely gifted quarterback, someone who revolutionized the position at a time when Michael Vick was a toddler and Colin Kaepernick and Robert Griffin III were just figments of their parents’ imaginations.

  • The Football Issue

    Ready for Action

    By Matt Jacob

    Look at you, with your parlay card and your mini pencil, your cold beer and your hot dog, your big screen and your two-sizes-too-small jersey. Damn right, you’re ready for football.

  • The Football Issue

    Seven Signs of Life for UNLV Football

    By Sean DeFrank

    In 2010, Bobby Hauck was hired away from Montana to turn around a UNLV football program that had produced just two winning seasons since 1992.

  • The Football Issue

    The All-Vegas Team

    From high school stars to retired pros, many a football legend has called Las Vegas home. As part of our annual Football Issue, we pay tribute to those legends with our All-Vegas Team— a position-by-position rundown of the best who ever grew up, played or settled in our city.*

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