Bradley Randle rushed for three touchdowns and Tim Cornett ran for 114 yards and a score to lead UNLV to a 38-35 victory over Air Force Saturday night.
Freshman Nick Sherry completed 23 of 32 passes for 250 yards and a touchdown, and the Rebels (1-3, 1-0 Mountain West) held off the Falcons in the final seconds at midfield.
The Rebels trailed 28-17 at halftime before scoring 21 unanswered points on Randle scoring runs of 1 and 9 yards and William Vea's 7-yard TD reception with 6:56 remaining.
Cody Getz rushed for 113 yards and a touchdown for Air Force (1-2, 0-1), and quarterback Connor Dietz ran for 68 yards. He was 3 of 9 for 90 yards passing.
The Falcons finished with 352 yards rushing.