Latest Nevada Wolf Pack football News

Cooks, Lee lead Nevada to 17-13 win vs. No. 24 San Diego St.

Nov. 10, 2019 3:05 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Nevada Wolf Pack didn't flinch against No. 24 San Diego State and came away with an impressive victory. Wide receiver Elijah Cooks threw a 50-yard pass on a trick play to set up Devonte Lee's go-ahead, 1-yard run with 10:31 to go and the Wolf Pack beat the Aztecs 17-13 Saturday night....

No. 24 San Diego State faces Nevada during redemption tour

Nov. 8, 2019 2:42 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego State jumped into The Associated Press Top 25 after a close road victory against UNLV and then moved up a spot after a bye weekend. That certainly caught coach Rocky Long's attention. "It's always nice to be ranked but it's really funny that you don't play and you get to move...

No. 24 San Diego St. puts winning streak on line vs Nevada

Nov. 7, 2019 4:16 PM EST

Nevada (5-4, 2-3 MWC) at No. 24 San Diego State (7-1, 4-1), Saturday at 10:30 p.m. EST (ESPN2). Line: San Diego State by 17. Series record: SDSU leads 7-4. WHAT'S AT STAKE? Playing for the first time since jumping into the AP Top 25 two weeks ago, SDSU has won four straight and is in the driver's seat for the MWC...

Strong, Doubs lead Nevada to 21-10 win over New Mexico

Nov. 3, 2019 2:12 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Carson Strong passed for 297 yards and two touchdowns, Romeo Doubs had 11 receptions for 167 yards — both career highs — and a score, and Nevada beat New Mexico 21-10 on Saturday night. Strong went 27 of 39 with no interceptions, Elijah Cooks had six catches for 74 yards and...

Valladay's 206 rushing yards lead Wyoming past Nevada 31-3

Oct. 26, 2019 6:09 PM EDT

LARAMIE, Wyo. (AP) — Xazavian Valladay rushed for a career-high 206 yards, Sean Chambers threw for 158 yards and two touchdowns, and Wyoming defeated Nevada 31-3 on Saturday. Wyoming, bowl eligible for the fourth consecutive season, has won seven consecutive home games. Wyoming (6-2, 3-1 Mountain West) had...

Bright runs for 2 TDs as Utah State beats Nevada 36-10

Oct. 20, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Gerold Bright had 126 yards rushing and two scores on 15 carries, Savon Scarver had a 100-yard kickoff return for a touchdown, and Utah State beat Nevada 36-10 in the snow on Saturday night. The Wolf Pack, on the game's opening possession, had first-and-goal from the 8 but a holding...

Talton kicks 40-yard FG, Nevada beats San Jose State 41-38

Oct. 12, 2019 8:21 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Brandon Talton kicked a 40-yard field goal on the final play of the game, lifting Nevada to a 41-38 victory over San Jose State on Saturday after the Spartans rallied from a 21-point deficit. Toa Taua ran for 160 yards and a touchdown for Nevada (4-2, 1-1 Mountain West Conference). On the...

No. 14 Boise State hosts Hawaii in key Mountain West matchup

Oct. 10, 2019 3:50 PM EDT

Hawaii (4-1, 1-0 MWC) at No. 14 Boise State (5-0, 2-0), Saturday at 10:15 p.m. EDT (ESPN2). Line: Boise State by 12 1/2. Series record: Boise State leads 12-3. WHAT'S AT STAKE? It's an early season Mountain West showdown as Hawaii gets a chance to prove its blowout win at Nevada two weeks ago was no fluke. The...

McDonald, Byrd help Hawaii cruise to 54-3 win over Nevada

Sep. 29, 2019 1:55 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Cole McDonald threw four touchdown passes, including three to Cedric Byrd II, and Hawaii beat Nevada 54-3 on Saturday night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams. McDonald completed 25 of 30 for 312 yards and Byrd had seven receptions for 87 yards. Jason Sharsh had nine...