UNLV taps Las Vegas high school football coach

LAS VEGAS (AP) Bishop Gorman High School coach Tony Sanchez is set to take over UNLV's football program.

UNLV said Wednesday that President Donald Snyder and athletic director Tina Kunzer-Murphy will introduce Sanchez as the coach Thursday. The University of Nevada board of regents is expected to approve the hiring next week.

The 40-year-old Sanchez was 85-5 at Las Vegas' Bishop Gorman, the top-ranked high school team in the country. The Gaels finished 15-0 this season and won their sixth consecutive Nevada state championship Saturday.

Snyder replaces Bobby Hauck, who announced his resignation in November after compiling a 15-49 record in five seasons at UNLV.

The Rebels were 2-11 overall this year and 1-7 in the Mountain West Conference.

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