The UNLV Rebels of the Mountain West Conference have added the Southern Utah Thunderbirds to their 2011 football schedule, LVRJ.com has reported.
UNLV will host Southern Utah at Sam Boyd Stadium in Las Vegas on September 24, 2011. The Thunderbirds are a member of the Great West Football Conference in the Football Championship Subdivision.
The game will be the fourth between these two schools and the first since 1970. UNLV leads the overall series 3-0.
The 2011 non-conference football schedule for the Rebels is now complete. UNLV will travel to Wisconsin on September 3 and Washington State on September 10 (at Seattle), host Hawaii on September 17, host Southern Utah on September 24 and will travel to Nevada on October 8.