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Air Force 48, Nevada 20

Associated Press

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. - Brad Roberts had 123 yards and three touchdowns rushing, Ben Brittain threw an 80-yard touchdown pass and Air Force defeated Nevada 48-20.

Brittain's 80-yard pass to David Cormier in the second quarter was the Falcons' only completed pass of the game. It was backup QB Brittain's first and only pass attempt since the 2020 season.

For Roberts, it was the second time in three games that he scored three rushing touchdowns, which is his career high. He also scored three times in a 41-10 win over Colorado two weeks ago.

The Falcons (3-1, 1-1 Mountain West) had 541 total yards, 461 on the ground. John Lee Eldridge had eight carries for 102 yards. With its ground game eating up time on the clock, Air Force had a 43:41-16:19 advantage in time of possession.

Toa Taua had seven carries for 73 yards and two touchdowns for the Wolf Pack (2-3, 0-1) Nate Cox completed 12 of 20 passes for 130 yards.


Scoring Summary
First Quarter NevadaAF
AF FG 4:36 Matthew Dapore 41 yard field goal 0 3
AF TD 2:11 David Cormier 80 yard TD pass from Ben Brittain (Matthew Dapore Extra Point) 0 10
Second Quarter NevadaAF
Nevada TD 12:16 Nate Cox 10 yard TD run (Matthew Killam Extra Point) 7 10
AF TD 9:17 Brad Roberts 27 yard TD run (Matthew Dapore Extra Point) 7 17
AF TD 0:47 Brad Roberts 1 yard TD run (Matthew Dapore Extra Point) 7 24
Third Quarter NevadaAF
AF TD 11:54 Brad Roberts 9 yard TD run (Matthew Dapore Extra Point) 7 31
AF FG 5:44 Matthew Dapore 51 yard field goal 7 34
AF TD 0:25 Emmanuel Michel 26 yard TD run (Anthony Rodriguez Extra Point) 7 41
Fourth Quarter NevadaAF
Nevada TD 13:17 Toa Taua 40 yard TD run (Matthew Killam Extra Point) 14 41
AF TD 3:35 Aiden Calvert 6 yard TD run (Anthony Rodriguez Extra Point) 14 48
Nevada TD 2:52 Toa Taua 6 yard TD run (Matthew Killam Kick Failed) 20 48
Team Stats
  Nevada Air Force
First downs 10 31
  Rushing 5 29
  Passing 4 1
  Penalty 1 1
3rd Down Efficiency 4-10, 40% 10-15, 67%
4th down efficiency 0-0, -% 3-3, 100%
Rushes-Yards 18-112 75-461
Passing Yards 130 80
Return Yards 60 0
Completions-Attempts-Int 12-21-0 1-3-0
Sacks-Yards Lost 0-0 1-5
Punts 6 0
Fumbles Lost 0-0 0-0
Penalties - Yards 4-30 5-50
Nevada Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
N. Cox 12 21 130 0 0
Air Force Passing
Player Cmp Att Yds TDs Int
B. Brittain 1 1 80 1 0
H. Daniels 0 2 0 0 0
Nevada Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
T. Taua 7 73 10.4 2
D. Lee 5 20 4.0 0
N. Cox 6 19 3.2 1
Air Force Rushing
Player Carries Yds Avg TDs
B. Roberts 20 123 6.2 3
J. Eldridge III 8 102 12.8 0
O. Fattah 6 44 7.3 0
J. Harris 11 44 4.0 0
E. Michel 7 39 5.6 1
H. Daniels 8 37 4.6 0
B. Brittain 3 25 8.3 0
A. Terry 1 14 14.0 0
J. Jones 2 14 7.0 0
O. Burk 3 9 3.0 0
A. Calvert 1 6 6.0 1
C. Turner 1 3 3.0 0
C. Harris 1 2 2.0 0
B. Jefferson 2 0 0.0 0
Nevada Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
J. Bell 3 65 21.7 0
T. Taua 3 17 5.7 0
S. Curtis 1 15 15.0 0
B. Casteel 1 15 15.0 0
D. Campbell 3 9 3.0 0
D. Paggett 1 9 9.0 0
Air Force Receiving
Player Rec Yds Avg TDs
D. Cormier 1 80 80.0 1
Nevada Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Air Force Interceptions
Player Int Yards
Nevada Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
H. Webster 3 130 43.3
M. Freem 3 113 37.7
Air Force Punting
Player Punts Yards Avg
Nevada Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Air Force Punt Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Nevada Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
J. Bell 3 40 13.3
D. Lee 1 20 20.0
Air Force Kick Returns
Player Ret Yards Average
Nevada Missed FG
Player Length
Air Force Missed FG
Player Length




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