Wolf Pack Plays Host To Idaho On Senior Day
Nov. 28, 2011
Saturday, Dec. 3, 2011 - 1:07 p.m. PT
Mackay Stadium - Reno, Nev.
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 19-9 and the Pack has won the last six meetings.
LAST MEETING: The Wolf Pack took a 63-17 win over the Vandals in Moscow, Idaho on Nov. 6, 2010.
The Nevada football team will honor 19 seniors on Saturday as the Wolf Pack looks to clinch its sixth winning season in the last seven years when it plays host to Idaho in the regular season finale on Saturday ... Nevada leads the all-time series 19-9 and the Wolf Pack has won six straight in the series since Idaho joined the WAC ... Nevada is ranked fifth in the nation in total offense and ninth in the country in rushing offense ... The Wolf Pack is 15th in the nation in punt returns and 24th in sacks allowed ... Freshman quarterback Cody Fajardo is 28th in the nation and leads the WAC in passing efficiency ... Rishard Matthews leads the WAC in receiving yards and is seventh in the country ... Matthews is tied for 14th in the nation in receptions and second in the WAC ... Matthews is fifth in the nation in punt returns and is second in the WAC in that category ... Brett Roy ranks seventh in the nation and leads the WAC in sacks while he is ninth in the country leads the WAC in tackles for loss ... Khalid Wooten and Isaiah Frey are second in the WAC and tied for 17th in the nation in interceptions ... This is Nevada's fifth appearance on the WAC Sports Network (3-1) ... 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.