Brumfield, Robbins lead UNLV over North Texas 58-27

UNLV Rebels running back Aidan Robbins (9) avoids a tackle by North Texas Mean Green linebacker Sean-Thomas Faulkner (25) with others in pursuit during the first half of their NCAA football game at Allegiant Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 17, 2022, in La

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.

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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.