TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona gets a step up in class on Saturday when it faces Nevada-Las Vegas at Sam Boyd Stadium.
The quality of the step-up is to be determined.
Alhough the Rebels have won just six games in three-plus seasons, they are an opponent the Wildcats can't overlook.
Just this week, Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez had to strongly scold his team for its effort in practice. This after beating Northern Arizona 35-0 in the season-opener.
The Rebels offer up something a bit different.
"They're a big, physical team, and it concerns me that we are so small," Arizona coach Rich Rodriguez said. "We're smaller than everyone we play against pretty much, other than NAU. But size-wise, we don't match up. We better play with great technique."
Among the challenges will be stopping UNLV senior running back Tim Cornett, a 6-foot, 210-pound bruising type of back. Last week, he had 80 rushing yards on 20 carries in a 51-23 loss to Minnesota.
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