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Nov 16, 2009 12:34 PM by Associated Press

AFA loss was final straw for UNLV coach

UNLV has fired football coach Mike Sanford after five losing seasons, a 15-43 record and no bowl appearances.

In a statement released Monday, university president Neal Smatresk and interim athletic director Jerry Koloskie said Sanford will coach the final game of the season at home against San Diego State on the Nov. 28.

The Rebels dropped to 4-7 overall and 2-5 in the Mountain West Conference with a 45-17 loss Saturday at Air Force.

UNLV was 7-32 in conference play under Sanford. Smatresk says he expects a new UNLV athletic director will hire the next football coach. UNLV's last winning season and bowl berth came in 2000.

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