Sam Boyd Stadium

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Sam Boyd Stadium
Location Whitney, Nevada
Opened October 23, 1971
Other Names Sam Boyd Silver Bowl (1984-94)
Las Vegas Silver Bowl (1978-84)
Las Vegas Stadium (1971-78)
Tenants UNLV Rebels (1971-2019)
Las Vegas Posse (1994)

Sam Boyd Stadium is a football stadium in Whitney, Nevada, United States, an unincorporated community in the Las Vegas Valley. It honors Sam Boyd (1910-93), a major figure in the hotel and casino industry in Las Vegas. The stadium consists of an uncovered horseshoe-shaped single-decked bowl, with temporary seating occasionally erected in the open north end zone. The field has a conventional north–south orientation and is at an elevation of 1,600 feet (490 m) above sea level.

List of credited publications

League Date/Season Team(s) Type
College football November 8, 1975 UNLV Rebels vs. South Dakota State Jackrabbits Program

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