LAS VEGAS (AP)Doug Brumfield accounted for four touchdowns, Aidan Robbins rushed for 227 yards and three scores and UNLV defeated North Texas 58-27 on Saturday.
Brumfield was 21-of-27 passing for 211 yards and two scores and he rushed for 100 yards including two more scores for UNLV (2-1).
Robbins a graduate transfer from Louisville, has seven touchdowns – six rushing – through three games. His 227 yards Saturday ranks eighth in UNLV single-game history. The Rebels had 365 yards rushing and outgained the Mean Green 576-467.
UNLV led 23-20 at halftime. Brumfield ran 8 yards for a touchdown that gave the Rebels a 10-point lead midway through the third quarter before UNLV secured the win in the final quarter with Robbins’ third touchdown, Brumfield’s 9-yard pass to Ricky White that completed a 99-yard drive and Cameron Oliver’s 20-yard pick-6.
Austin Aune was 17-of-29 passing for 305 yards, two scores and two interceptions for the Mean Green (2-2). Kaylon Horton had a 99-yard kickoff return for North Texas’ first points.
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