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Nevada 49, Idaho State 10

Associated Press

RENO, Nev. - Carson Strong threw for 381 yards and four touchdowns, and Nevada beat Idaho State 49-10.

Strong completed 34 of 43 passes that included two touchdowns to Elijah Cooks, who finished with seven receptions for 89 yards. Devonte Lee had a 2-yard touchdown run late in the third quarter for Nevada (2-0), and caught a 15-yard TD pass early in the fourth. Cole Turner had a touchdown catch, and Strong's 43-yard throw to a diving Harry Ballard in the end zone capped the scoring with 4:45 to play.

Tristan Nichols forced a fumble on his sack of Hunter Hays. Dom Peterson scooped the ball and ran 23 yards into the end zone to stretch the Wolf Pack's lead to 42-10.

Toa Taua added 103 yards rushing on nine carries for the Wolf Pack.

Oshea Trujillo had a 1-yard touchdown run for Idaho State (0-2) in the first quarter. Malakai Rango had 10 carries for 72 yards.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter IdaStNevada
Nevada TD 8:33 Cole Turner 6 yd pass from Carson Strong (Brandon Talton kick) 0 7
IdaSt TD 4:17 Oshea Trujillo 1 yd run (Kevin Ryan kick) 7 7
Nevada TD 0:59 Elijah Cooks 12 yd pass from Carson Strong (Brandon Talton kick) 7 14
Second Quarter IdaStNevada
Nevada TD 0:43 Elijah Cooks 12 yd pass from Carson Strong (Brandon Talton kick) 7 21
Third Quarter IdaStNevada
IdaSt FG 9:56 Kevin Ryan 42 yd FG 10 21
Nevada TD 1:43 Devonte Lee 2 yd run (Brandon Talton kick) 10 28
Fourth Quarter IdaStNevada
Nevada TD 11:03 Devonte Lee 15 yd pass from Carson Strong (Brandon Talton kick) 10 35
Nevada TD 9:41 Dom Peterson 12 yd fumble return (Brandon Talton kick) 10 42
Nevada TD 4:45 Harry Ballard 43 yd pass from Nate Cox (Brandon Talton kick) 10 49
Team Stats
  Idaho State Nevada
First downs 18 26
  Rushing 8 7
  Passing 9 19
  Penalty 1 0
3rd Down Efficiency 7-17, 41% 6-10, 60%
4th down efficiency 2-2, 100% 1-2, 50%
Rushes-Yards 42-141 19-145
Passing Yards 142 441
Return Yards 23 9
Completions-Attempts-Int 15-25-0 37-46-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 8--37 0-0
Punts 4 2
Punts-Average 49.5 35
Fumbles Lost 3-2 0-0
Penalties - Yards 1-5 10-59
Time of Possession 32:49 27:11
Idaho State Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
T. Vander Waal 10 17 107 0 0
H. Hays 5 8 35 0 0
Nevada Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
C. Strong 34 43 381 4 0
N. Cox 3 3 60 1 0
Idaho State Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
M. Rango 10 72 7.2 0
B. Omayebu 1 39 39.0 0
S. Gasu 6 36 6.0 0
R. Hunter 7 18 2.6 0
O. Trujillo 1 1 1.0 1
T. Vander Waal 6 -6 -1.0 0
H. Hays 10 -20 -2.0 0
Nevada Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
T. Taua 9 103 11.4 0
D. Lee 6 33 5.5 1
C. Strong 1 4 4.0 0
A. Morrow 1 0 0.0 0
Idaho State Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
X. Guillory 5 54 10.8 0
S. Dailey Jr. 3 31 10.3 0
T. Conner 2 24 12.0 0
M. Davis 2 17 8.5 0
C. Fredricksen 1 9 9.0 0
R. Hunter 1 4 4.0 0
J. Scott 1 3 3.0 0
Nevada Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
E. Cooks 7 89 12.7 2
R. Doubs 4 55 13.8 0
T. Horton 3 55 18.3 0
C. Turner 5 48 9.6 1
M. Stovall 4 43 10.8 0
H. Ballard 1 43 43.0 1
A. Morrow 4 34 8.5 0
J. Lockhart 3 30 10.0 0
D. Lee 3 30 10.0 1
J. Bell 2 11 5.5 0
T. Taua 1 3 3.0 0
Idaho State Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Nevada Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Idaho State Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
K. Ryan 4 198 49.5
Nevada Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
J. Diaz 1 41 41.0
C. Strong 1 29 29.0
Idaho State Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Nevada Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
R. Doubs 2 -1 -0.5
Idaho State Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
S. Dailey Jr. 1 23 23.0
Nevada Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Bell 1 10 10.0
Idaho State Missed FG
Player Length
K. Ryan 34
Nevada Missed FG
Player Length




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