Pack hosts Air Force for first time in history

Nevada looking to go 2-0 in MW play.

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The Last Meeting
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October 26, 2012
Colorado Springs, Colo.
Wolf Pack Fall in First Game Against Air Force
Air Force secured a 48-31 victory over Nevada on Friday night in the first meeting between the schools.


After jumping off to a 1-0 start in conference play, Nevada moves on to the next Mountain West on the schedule as Air Force makes its first-ever visit to Mackay Stadium on Saturday … The second-ever meeting between the teams will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network … Nevada is looking to avenge a loss to the Falcons suffered in Colorado Springs last season …The Wolf Pack has the reigning Mountain West Defensive Player of the Week in Brock Hekking, who registered six tackles (four solo), 3.5 tackles for loss, 3.0 sacks, two pass breakups, two forced fumbles and an interception  in last week's 31-9 win over Hawaii … Nevada's defense overall recorded four interceptions and six turnovers, both high-water marks for the program since 1996 … Nevada is one of just two teams nationally that has started three different quarterbacks this year as Cody Fajardo (two), Devin Combs (one) and Tyler Stewart (one) have all made starts in the Pistol this year … Nevada returns four players who earned All-Mountain West honors a year ago in WR Brandon Wimberly (first team), QB Cody Fajardo (second team), DE Brock Hekking (second team) and OL Joel Bitonio (honorable mention) ... Wimberly has caught a pass in all 42 games of his career – the longest streak in the nation ... Nevada returns 14 starters and 34 letterwinners from the 2012 team that went 7-6 overall.



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