Eastern Washington vs Nevada Recap - Wolf Pack Win 49-24
Colin Kaepernick threw for 306 yards to lead the Wolf Pack over Eastern Washington 49-24 on Thursday in Week 1 action at Mackay Stadium.
Nevada won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 28.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 67.5.
Colin Kaepernick rushed for 60 yards, while Lampford Mark added 52 yards in the win. Virgil Green and Rishard Matthews added 144 and 41 receiving yards respectively.
Taiwan Jones rushed for 145 yards for Eastern Washington, while Mario Brown added 18 yards. Bo Levi Mitchell threw for 253 yards for the Eagles, while receivers Taiwan Jones and Nicholas Edwards had 92 and 43 yards respectively.
Eastern Washington was outgained by Nevada 553-432 yards in Thursday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 24-20 by the Wolf Pack.
The time of possession battle favored Nevada as their offense was on the field for 34:11, longer than the 25:49 of their opponents.