How to Watch Kansas Jayhawks vs. UNLV Rebels – December 26

The Kansas Jayhawks take on the UNLV Rebels in the Guaranteed Rate Bowl as 8-point favorites on December 26, 2023 at 9:00 PM ET on ESPN. This matchup has an over/under of 65.5 points.

Want to watch the matchup featuring the Jayhawks and Rebels? You can do so on ESPN.

Jayhawks vs. Rebels Game Info

  • Date: Tuesday, December 26, 2023
  • Time: 9:00 PM ET
  • Channel: ESPN
  • Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
  • City: Phoenix, Arizona
  • Venue: Chase Field

Jayhawks Insights

  • The Jayhawks are compiling 435.3 yards per game on offense (28th in the FBS), and they rank 65th on the other side of the ball with 379.3 yards allowed per game.
  • The Jayhawks rank 27th in scoring offense (33.6 points per game) and 62nd in scoring defense (25.8 points allowed per game) this season.
  • Kansas ranks 68th in pass offense (222.7 passing yards per game) and 41st in pass defense (210.5 passing yards allowed per game) this year.
  • The Jayhawks own the 97th-ranked defense this season in terms of rushing yards (168.8 rushing yards allowed per game), and they’ve been more effective on offense, ranking ninth-best with 212.6 rushing yards per game.
  • Kansas has the 103rd-ranked defense this season in terms of third-down efficiency (42.3% third-down conversion rate allowed), and has been more effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 10th-best with a 48.1% third-down percentage.
  • The Jayhawks own the 55th-ranked turnover margin in college football at +1, forcing 13 turnovers (64th in the FBS) while turning it over 12 times (45th in the FBS).

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Rebels Insights

  • UNLV is posting 416.2 total yards per contest on offense this season (46th-ranked). Meanwhile, it is allowing 404.1 total yards per contest (98th-ranked).
  • UNLV’s defense ranks 72nd in the FBS with 27.0 points given up per game, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks 21st-best by generating 34.3 points per contest.
  • The Rebels are posting 235.1 passing yards per contest on offense this season (55th-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 238.7 passing yards per game (91st-ranked) on defense.
  • From an offensive angle, UNLV is accumulating 181.1 rushing yards per game (37th-ranked). It ranks 90th in the FBS on the other side of the ball (165.4 rushing yards allowed per game).
  • The Rebels’ third-down offense has been paving the way for the team, as they rank fourth-best in the FBS with a 50.0% third-down conversion rate. In terms of defense, they are giving up a 35.8% third-down rate, which ranks 40th.
  • UNLV has compiled 18 forced turnovers this season and have turned the ball over 11 times, resulting in a +7 turnover margin, which ranks 13th-best in the FBS.

Jayhawks Leaders

  • On the ground, Devin Neal averages 6.6 yards per attempt (21st in the FBS) and 100.8 yards per game for 1,209 total rushing yards. He has recorded 15 rushing touchdowns this season.
  • Neal has zero targets, 24 receptions, 214 receiving yards and one TD through the air.
  • Jason Bean has 1,681 passing yards, 12 touchdowns and four interceptions this year. He has completed 61.4% of his passes, averaging 186.8 yards per game and 9.8 per attempt.
  • He has tacked on 261 rushing yards (29.0 per game) and three touchdowns on the ground.
  • Daniel Hishaw Jr. has 599 rushing yards with eight touchdowns (49.9 yards per game through 12 games).

Rebels Leaders

  • Jayden Maiava has passed for 2,792 yards this year, with 14 touchdowns and eight interceptions. He is completing 63.0% of his attempts while averaging 214.8 yards per game and 8.8 per attempt.
  • He’s added 261 yards on the ground (fourth on the Rebels), with three rushing touchdowns. He’s averaging 20.1 yards per game and 3.8 per attempt.
  • Ricky White has put together a 2023 campaign that includes 82 catches for 1,384 yards (third in the FBS) and seven receiving touchdowns through 13 games played. He has been on the receiving end of zero targets and is averaging 6.3 receptions per game.
  • Jai’Den Thomas is averaging 38.7 rushing yards per game this season (503 total yards), while scoring 12 rushing touchdowns.
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