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Nevada Football: Wolf Pack falter to Purdue on the road

The Wolf Pack faded away in the second half as they fall to the Purdue Boilermakers on the road by a score of 24-14. There is nothing else to say about the Nevada Wolf Pack's 24-14 loss to the Purdue Boilermakers except this: The Wolf Pack blew it and Brian Polian was outcoached by Darrell Hazell. Yes, you read that correctly. The Wolf Pack let a 14-10 halftime lead wilt away as...
Via Mountain West Connection
2 days ago

WATCH: Nevada 1, Fresno State 0 Highlights Driven by Northern Nevada Toyota Dealers

The Wolf Pack Soccer team defeated the visiting Fresno State Bulldogs behind another shutout by Sr. goal keeper Kelsey Quintos. That shutout puts her atop the list in program history for career shutouts. The goal was scored by Sr. defender Gaby Caporicci in the 43'.
Via Nevada Wolfpack Athletics
2 days ago  |  Discuss

Nevada vs Purdue: Previewing the Boilermakers

Nevada is looking for their first win over a Power-5 opponent since 2014. Coming off their best win against Buffalo last week, Nevada now must move on and turn their focus on their second and final Power-5 team on the schedule, the Purdue Boilermakers. Despite the P5 status, Purdue has not looked very good this season, and their outlook is not great coming into this game. From SB...
Via Mountain West Connection
4 days ago

WATCH: Nevada 38, Buffalo 14 Highlights Driven by Northern Nevada Toyota Dealers

The Nevada Wolf Pack Football team improved to 2-1 on the season and 2-0 at Mackay Stadium after defeating the visiting Buffalo Bills 38-14. The Pack were led by star Jr. running back James Butler who posted a 28 carry, 174 yard and 3 touchdown performance.
Via Nevada Wolfpack Athletics
8 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nevada 38 Buffalo 14 | Post game Press Conference

Coach Brian Polian and players Alex Bertrando, Tyler Stewart, Austin Corbett, and James Butler with members of the media after their 38-14 win over Buffalo on 9.17.16
Via Nevada Wolfpack Athletics
8 days ago  |  Discuss

Nevada adds triple-option to its offensive scheme

Check out the news you may have missed in the Mountain West. Check out the news you may have missed in the Mountain West. The Nevada offense adds the triple-option: The Wolf Pack quarterback situation is a mess and they are going to add the triple-option with former high school QB and current safety Asauni Rufus. Funding approved for a new Las Vegas stadium; is this good or bad for...
Via Mountain West Connection
10 days ago

Nevada Football: Wolf Pack look to bounce back at home against Buffalo

After losing to Notre Dame on the road, the Nevada Wolf Pack return to Reno as they host the Buffalo Bulls. The Nevada Wolf Pack will return to the friendly confines of Mackay Stadium on Saturday at 6pm as they face the University of Buffalo Bulls of the Mid-American Conference. The Wolf Pack are coming off a rough performance in a loss to Notre Dame 39-10 in South Bend last Saturday...
Via Mountain West Connection
11 days ago

Nevada to Use Three Quarterbacks Against Buffalo

We’re going to be seeing a lot of quarterbacks take the field on Saturday. We have a quinterback alert in the Mountain West this week. On Monday, Nevada head coach Brian Polian announced the team will continue to use the three-quarterback system that was deployed against Notre Dame. On Tuesday, Buffalo head coach Lance Leipold hinted that he may play two quarterbacks on Saturday...
Via Mountain West Connection
12 days ago

WATCH: Nevada 30, Cal Poly 27 Highlights Driven by Northern Nevada Toyota Dealers

Action and highlights from the Wolf Pack's thrilling overtime win against Cal Poly to open the 2016 football season 1-0.
Via Nevada Wolfpack Athletics
23 days ago  |  Discuss

Nevada defeats Cal Poly 30-27 with quick TD in overtime

RENO, Nev. (AP) James Butler raced untouched over right tackle from five yards out in overtime, lifting Nevada to a 30-27 win over a feisty Cal Poly in the season opener Friday night. Butler, who finished with 123 yards on 21 carries, opened the game with a burst up the middle for 50 yards, staking Nevada to a 7-0 lead less than three minutes in. The Wolf Pack led 21-7 after a...
Via Associated Press
23 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: Nevada Football Fall Camp "A Little More Action"

Only two weeks left until the Nevada Football season kicks off! It's time for a little less conversation and a little more action! Go Wolf Pack! Tickets: Call 775-348-PACK
Via Nevada Wolfpack Athletics
August 19, 2016  |  Discuss

Nevada DE Marc Ma dead after paddle board accident

The Nevada Wolf Pack was rocked by the tragic news of the passing of redshirt freshman Marc Ma. The 20-year-old defensive end died after a paddle board accident at Lake Tahoe on Saturday. Ma was reportedly paddle boarding with several of his Nevada teammates when they were faced with strong winds about a mile and a half off shore. He went missing and the search for him was officially...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 12, 2016  |  Discuss

MWC suspends Nevada DT Rykeem Yates

Nevada Wolf Pack defensive tackle Rykeem Yates was suspended by the Mountain West Conference for one half of play following a second offense of player targeting. Kevin McGuire of NBC Sports’ College Football Talk reported Yates’ suspension. This is by the book, as it should be. Player safety is being taken more and more seriously on the collegiate level, and Yates is a senior...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

Nevada WR Hassan Henderson With Catch Of The Year Candidate

The Nevada Wolfpack gave Texas A&M a pretty decent game Saturday afternoon, and a large part of the reason why was wide receiver Hassan Henderson. The 6'5" 220 pound junior had a good day against the Aggies defense with five catches for 69 yards and a touchdown. His touchdown catch deserves to be considered for Catch of the Year.He gets interfered with, has the defensive back...
Via FatManWriting
September 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Nevada’s Brian Polian fined $10k by school for penalties

Nevada Wolf Pack head football coach Brian Polian was fined $10,000 by the university for unsportsmanlike conduct penalties levied against the team during last weekend’s 44-20 loss to Nevada. Jon Ralston of the Reno Gazette-Journal reported Polian’s fine on Twitter via a statement from athletic director Doug Knuth. So UNR's football coach is getting a hefty fine for his behavior...
Via Campus Sports Net
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Nevada Lands Transfer Forward from Ivy League

The Nevada Wolf Pack basketball team just may have gotten the scoring help they desperately need in the form of an Ivy League transfer. Leland King from Brown University announced his transfer Saturday morning. According to College Basketball Talk, the 6’7″ upcoming junior will have to sit out a season due to NCAA regulations, but will have two years of eligibility left. King...
Via Campus Sports Net
May 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Nevada’s Ron Hudson to miss time after heart surgery

Nevada Wolf Pack offensive line coach Ron Hudson has been missing time this spring and will continue to sit out for the foreseeable future, after undergoing open-heart surgery earlier this year. According to a report from the Reno Gazette Journal, Hudson underwent the heart surgery seven weeks ago. Last May, Hudson made an emergency trip to the hospital and the heart condition...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 20, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: Knee of Nevada LB Jonathan McNeal Bends in Way Knees Are Not Meant to Bend

The Nevada Wolf Pack did not have the best of days against the Ragin-Cajuns from Louisiana-Lafayette in the New Orleans Bowl. One of the defenders, senior linebacker Jonathan McNeal had an especially bad day. Not because he didn't play well, but because he had to suffer this injury in his last game.Call me crazy, but knees are not supposed to bend like this. Read more »
Via FatManWriting
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

Brock Hekking: Best mullet on earth?

Nevada linebacker Brock Hekking took the internet by storm on Saturday night when he was shown on the field during warmups before his team’s win over Washington State. Do we really need to explain why? Hekking might just be the biggest bro on the planet, let alone in the sport of college football. His bleach-blond […]
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Nevada DE has glorious hair

Nevada Wolfpack defensive end Brock Hekking may have been a  first-team All-Mountain West player last season, but his performance on the field isn’t the story here.  It’s the epicness of his mullet that seems to be taking over the college football world as we enter the second week of the season. And when we say epicness, we mean it. If this reminds you of Brian Bosworth or...
Via Sportsnaut
September 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Photo: Nevada Unveils New Helmet For 2014 Season

Another college football offseason day, another new helmet. This time, it’s the Nevada Wolf Pack showing off a fresh lid. The school unveiled the new look, brought to you by Chris Murray of the Reno Gazette-Journal, which features a blue logo on a white background, as opposed to the old gray logo. They also removed a stripe that was down the center of the helmet. It’s certainly...
Via College Spun
July 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Nevada Wolf Pack’s Deonte Burton slams home vicious Dunk of the Year candidate (video)

During the Nevada Wolf Pack’s 83-81 double-overtime win over the Boise State Broncos on Wednesday, senior guard Deonte Burton threw down an absolutely sick, nasty, powerful, thunderous … you name it … dunk. Words can scarcely describe the authority with which Burton slammed this one home. Fed with a nice dish while on the run […]The post Nevada Wolf Pack’s Deonte Burton...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 06, 2014  |  Discuss

No. 5 SDSU holds Nevada's Burton to 11 points

Nevada's Deonte Burton didn't stand much of a chance against San Diego State. The No. 5 Aztecs held Burton, the Mountain West's leading scorer, to 11 points, 10 below his average, in beating the Wolf Pack 73-58 on Saturday night. ''When you are playing half court and they are doing their pressing, run and jump defense, they really did a good job of helping on him,'' Nevada coach...
Via Associated Press
February 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Nebraska Omaha over Nevada 82-80

John Karhoff scored a season-high 25 points to lead Nebraska Omaha to an 82-80 victory over Nevada on Saturday night. Karhoff hit 8 of 14 from the field and sank 9 of 12 from the line. Four other Nebraska Omaha players were in double digits including Devin Patterson with 18 points, CJ Carter 13 and Mike Rostampour 11 plus seven rebounds. The win was the fifth straight for the Mavericks...
Via Associated Press
December 14, 2013  |  Discuss
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