The UNLV Rebels are a Division I NCAA football team representing the student body at the University of Nevada, Las Vegas. They play for the Mountain West Conference and have claimed two Conference titles. Their first season was in 1968 as a Division II, independent team. The entered Division I in 1971. The Rebels' primary rivals are the Nevada Wolf Pack and the BYU Cougars.
The UNLV Rebels wear scarlet and gray uniforms. Their home field is at the Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas, Nevada.