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Nevada defensive back EJ Muhammad (4) reaches for the ball after it was tipped in to the air on a pass by Tulane during the first half of the Idaho Potato Bowl NCAA college football game, Tuesday, Dec. 22, 2020, in Boise, Idaho. Nevada intercepted the ball on the play. (AP Photo/Steve Conner)

Strong, Lee, Taua pace Nevada in Potato Bowl win over Tulane

Dec. 22, 2020 9:12 PM EST

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Nevada coach Jay Norvell had plenty of reasons to be emotional as he challenged his team before it took the field in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. And his players responded. Carson Strong threw for 271 yards and five touchdowns, Devonte Lee and Toa Taua each rushed for over 100 yards,...

Tulane, Nevada take seat at table for Idaho Potato Bowl

Dec. 21, 2020 12:51 PM EST

Famous Idaho Potato Bowl: Nevada (6-2, 6-2 Mountain West) vs. Tulane (6-5, 3-5 American), Dec. 22, 3:30 p.m. EST (ESPN) Line: Tulane by 3. Series record: Tulane leads 1-0. WHAT’S AT STAKE Tulane goes for a third straight bowl victory for the first time in school history to cap the 2020 season. The Green...

Tulane quarterback Michael Pratt (7) throws against Memphis during an NCAA college football game in New Orleans, La., Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020. (A.J. Sisco/The Advocate via AP)

Tulane, Nevada to meet in Famous Idaho Potato Bowl

Dec. 20, 2020 2:31 PM EST

Tulane (6-5, 3-5 American Athletic) vs. Nevada (6-2 Mountain West), Dec. 22, 3:30 p.m. EST LOCATION: Boise, Idaho TOP PLAYERS Tulane: Freshman quarterback Michael Pratt has thrown for 1,638 yards and 18 touchdowns, with 5 interceptions. He threw for 254 yards and two touchdowns and ran for two more in a 35-21...

Nevada quarterback Carson Strong (12) is tackled by the Fresno State defense during the second halfof an NCAA college football game Saturday, Dec. 5, 2020, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Lance Iversen)

Strong throws 3 TDs to Horton, Nevada beats Fresno St. 37-26

Dec. 6, 2020 1:52 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Carson Strong threw three of his career-high five touchdown passes to Tory Horton and Nevada beat Fresno State 37-26 on Saturday night in a key Mountain West Conference matchup. Nevada (6-1, 6-1) kept pace with San Jose State (5-0, 5-0), which beat Hawaii 35-24 earlier Saturday. Horton,...

Hawaii coach Todd Graham, left, speaks with Nevada coach Jay Norvell at the end of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 28, 2020, in Honolulu. Hawaii defeated Nevada 24-21. (AP Photo/Marco Garcia)

Cordeiro accounts for 2 TDs, Hawaii beat Nevada 24-21

Nov. 29, 2020 2:24 AM EST

HONOLULU (AP) — Chevan Cordeiro passed for 246 yards and a touchdown and scored on a 2-yard run in the fourth quarter and Hawaii beat Nevada 24-21 on Saturday night. Cordeiro was 26-of-32 passing without an interception and had 15 carries for 62 yards. Calvin Turner had 10 receptions for 77 yards and a TD...

Diego State running back Chance Bell (21) walks off the field as Nevada running back (3) Jamaal Bell and defensive end Sam Hammond celebrate their win in an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 21, 2020, in Reno, Nev. (AP Photo/Lance Iversen)

Nevada goes to 5-0 with 26-21 win over San Diego State

Nov. 21, 2020 8:08 PM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Carson Strong threw two touchdown passes and Nevada's defense stifled San Diego State in the second half, stopping the Aztecs with a last-minute goal-line stand in a 26-21 victory on Saturday. Darren Hall intercepted Strong at the Wolf Pack 26 with 3:23 remaining. The Aztecs (3-2, 3-2...