Nov. 22, 2011
Nevada (6-4, 4-1) vs. Utah State (5-5, 3-2)
Saturday, Nov. 26, 2011 – 11:07 a.m. PT
Romney Stadium – Logan, Utah
RADIO: Wolf Pack Radio Network (Flagship: ESPN Radio 94.5 FM/630 AM) with Ryan Radtke (PxP) and Chris Vargas (analyst). Pre-game show with the broadcast crew begins 90 minutes prior to kickoff.
TV: WAC Sports Network with Barry Tompkins (PxP) and Joe Glenn (analyst).
SERIES HISTORY: Nevada leads the all-time series 17-4 and the Pack has won the last six meetings.
LAST MEETING: The Wolf Pack took a 56-42 win over the Aggies in Reno on Oct. 30, 2010.
Despite a last-minute loss at home loss, the Wolf Pack’s quest for back-to-back Western Athletic Conference championships resumes this week in Logan, Utah as Nevada takes on a stout Utah State team seeking bowl eligibility … Nevada has won six straight in the series but the last three victories in Logan have been decided by a total of 12 points … Wolf Pack defensive tackle Brett Roy leads the WAC and is fourth in the nation in both sacks and tackles for loss … Senior wideout Rishard Matthews is fifth in the nation in punt returns and 13th in receiving yards … Nevada leads the WAC and is fifth nationally in total offense … Nevada players lead the WAC in four different statistical categories … This is Nevada’s fourth appearance on the WAC Sports Network (3-0) … Nevada was picked third in the WAC in preseason voting by coaches and media, behind Hawaii and Fresno State … Nevada won the WAC Championship last year along with Boise State and Hawaii ... Nevada returns 14 starters (6/7/1) from last year’s 13-1 team and 31 overall letterwinners (15/15/1) ... Amongst the returners are four All-WAC players in 2010 in senior wideout Rishard Matthews, junior offensive lineman Chris Barker, senior linebacker James-Michael Johnson and senior cornerback Isaiah Frey.