Presidents and Football: Comparing Presidential Candidates


By Jack Rieger

Donald Trump — UNLV

Since Tony Sanchez was hired as head coach in December of 2014, UNLV has tried to convince fans they aren’t just a basketball school, but that they also have the potential to flaunt a competitive football team. Donald Trump has been on a similar mission — to convince voters he isn’t just a lavish casino owner, but also a legitimate presidential candidate. Both UNLV and Trump have flashed moments of promise. UNLV took the Fremont Cannon from its rivals on Oct. 3 and Trump has emerged as the GOP frontrunner in recent polls. But can you really imagine a world where Trump is the president of the United States and UNLV wins the Mountain West?

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