Latest Nevada Wolf Pack football News

Hughes, Air Force beat Nevada 41-39 in 3OT

Nov. 20, 2021 01:54 AM EST

RENO, Nev. (AP) — DeAndre Hughes rushed for a school-record 279 yards — scoring two touchdowns and adding a successful 2-point conversion run in the third overtime — to lift Air Force to a 41-39 victory over Nevada in Mountain West Conference play on Friday night....

Araiza, No. 22 San Diego State beat Nevada 23-21

Nov. 14, 2021 02:28 AM EST

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Greg Bell had 16 carries for 104 yards and Matt Araiza kicked a 35-yard field goal with 1:21 to play to help No. 22 San Diego State beat Nevada 23-21 on Saturday night. San Diego State (9-1, 5-1 Mountain West) took sole possession of first place in the...

Talton's late FG lifts Nevada over San Jose State 27-24

Nov. 07, 2021 01:35 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Brandon Talton kicked a 45-yard field goal with 3 seconds left in the game and Nevada used two defensive touchdowns to fend off San Jose State 27-24 in Mountain West Conference play on Saturday. Nevada (7-2, 4-1) got on the scoreboard first when Jordan...

Strong with 4 TD passes, Nevada defeats UNLV 51-20

Oct. 30, 2021 01:41 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Carson Strong threw for 417 yards and four touchdowns, Nevada's defense returned two interceptions for touchdowns and the Wolf Pack defeated UNLV 51-20 on Friday night. Strong hit all-conference receivers Romeo Doubs and Cole Turner with early...

Fresno State holds off Nevada for 34-32 win

Oct. 23, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

FRESNO, Calif. (AP) — Jake Haener threw for 256 yards and two touchdowns, Jordan Mims ran for 134 yards and a touchdown and Fresno State beat Nevada 34-32 on Saturday. Down 34-26, Nevada's Carson Strong threw a 12-yard scoring pass to Cole Turner to cut the deficit to...

Strong helps Nevada pull away for 34-17 victory over Hawaii

Oct. 17, 2021 02:26 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Carson Strong passed for 395 yards and two third-quarter touchdowns and Nevada pulled away after halftime to beat Hawaii 34-17 in Mountain West Conference play on Saturday. The Wolf Pack (5-1, 2-0) scored first on a Brandon Talton 23-yard field goal...

Nevada QB Strong is Mountain West offensive player of week

Oct. 11, 2021 16:16 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada quarterback Carson Strong has been named the Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Week after throwing a career-high six touchdown passes in the Wolf Pack’s 55-28 win over New Mexico State. Strong completed 25-of-32 passes for 377...

Strong passes for 6 TDs, Nevada beats New Mexico St. 55-28

Oct. 10, 2021 02:43 AM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Carson Strong threw a career-high six touchdown passes — four in the second quarter — and Nevada cruised to a 55-28 win over New Mexico State on Saturday night. Strong, who did not play in the fourth quarter, finished 25-of-32 passing for 377...

Nevada RB Taua, Kicker Talton named MWC players of week

Oct. 04, 2021 12:44 PM EDT

RENO, Nev. (AP) — Nevada running back Toa Taua has been named the Mountain West Conference Offensive Player of the Week after he rushed for a season-high 124 yards on 12 carries to lead the Wolf Pack to their first road victory over Boise State since 1997. The senior...

Strong, Taua lead Nevada past Boise State, 41-31

Oct. 02, 2021 20:31 PM EDT

BOISE, Idaho (AP) — Carson Strong threw for 263 yards and a touchdown, Toa Taua rushed for 124 yards and two touchdowns and Nevada defeated Boise State 41-31 on Saturday. Nevada (4-1, 1-0), the pre-season favorite to win the Mountain West Conference’s West division,...