The Wolf Pack took the lead at 10-7 on Tyler Stewart's 46-yard pass to James Butler with 6:52 left.
Defense has the upper hand with specialized spring game scoring format.
JUNIOR (2016) - Recorded 38 tackles, 25 solo … Set his career high in tackles with eight against Cal Poly on Sept. 2 and then tied it at Purdue on Sept. 24 … Recorded two sacks and forced two fumbles during the season … Started in five of the 12 games he played in this year … Letter winner.
SOPHOMORE (2015) - Played in all 13 games on the season as a backup to All-Mountain West defensive ends Lenny Jones and Ian Seau … Tallied 10 tackles and one pass breakup … Matched a season-high with two tackles in games against Texas A&M, Wyoming and Utah State … Letter winner.
FRESHMAN (2014) - One of three true freshmen on the team to see action in all 13 regular season games … Posted eight tackles, two tackles for loss, one sack and one forced fumble in his first season of collegiate football … Had a breakout game against BYU with a career-high three tackles and one sack while forcing a fumble on BYU’s final drive to clinch Nevada’s victory … Saw all of his playing time come in relief at defensive end on the season … Letter winner.
HIGH SCHOOL - From Freedom High School in Oakley, Calif. ... Was first-team all-league and first-team All-East Bay by the Contra Costa Times ... Named All-Bay Area by San Francisco Chronicle ... Recorded 81 tackles with school records in tackles for loss (25) and sacks (18) to go along with three forced fumbles and 3 PBUs as a senior ... Had 25 career TFLs ... Was second-team All-NorCal ... Named team Defensive Player of the Year ... Earned second-team all-league as a junior.
PERSONAL - Born Patrick K. Choudja on April 11, 1996 ... Criminal Justice major ... Was also recruited by Washington State, Arizona State, Boise State, Fresno State, San Jose State and Hawaii.