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2010 Nevada Wolf Pack football team

The 2010 Nevada Wolf Pack football team represented the University of Nevada, Reno in the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Wolf Pack were led by head coach Chris Ault. They played their home games at Mackay Stadium and were members of the Western Athletic Conference. They finished the regular season 12–1 and 7–1 in WAC play to share the conference championship with Boise State and Hawaii. They were invited to the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl where they defeated Boston College 20–13 to finish the season with a 13–1 record.

2010 Nevada Wolf Pack football
Nevada Wolf Pack wordmark.svg
WAC co-champion
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl champion
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
Ranking
CoachesNo. 13
APNo. 11
2010 record13–1 (7–1 WAC)
Head coachChris Ault (26th overall, 7th straight season)
Defensive coordinatorAndy Buh (1st season)
Home stadiumMackay Stadium
(Capacity: 29,993)
Seasons
← 2009
2011 →
2010 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 11 Nevada +   7 1         13 1  
No. 9 Boise State +   7 1         12 1  
Hawaii +   7 1         10 4  
Fresno State   5 3         8 5  
Louisiana Tech   4 4         5 7  
Idaho   3 5         6 7  
Utah State   2 6         4 8  
New Mexico State   1 7         2 10  
San Jose State   0 8         1 12  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentRankSiteTVResultAttendance
September 26:00 p.m.Eastern Washington (FCS)*W 49–2416,313[1]
September 117:30 p.m.Colorado State*
  • Mackay Stadium
  • Reno, NV
ESPNUW 51–618,098[2]
September 177:00 p.m.California*
  • Mackay Stadium
  • Reno, NV
ESPN2W 52–3128,809[3]
September 253:00 p.m.at BYU*MWSNW 27–1361,471[4]
October 27:00 p.m.at UNLV*No. 25MWSNW 44–2628,958[5]
October 91:00 p.m.San Jose StateNo. 21
  • Mackay Stadium
  • Reno, NV
ESPNUW 35–1320,636[6]
October 168:30 p.m.at HawaiiNo. 19WSNL 21–2742,031[7]
October 307:30 p.m.Utah State
  • Mackay Stadium
  • Reno, NV
ESPNUW 56–4211,558[8]
November 62:00 p.m.at IdahoNo. 25WSNW 63–1711,247[9]
November 137:30 p.m.at Fresno StateNo. 21ESPNW 35–3437,116[10]
November 201:00 p.m.New Mexico StateNo. 19
  • Mackay Stadium
  • Reno, NV
W 52–610,906[11]
November 267:15 p.m.No. 3 Boise StateNo. 19
ESPNW 34–31 OT30,712[12]
December 412:00 p.m.at Louisiana TechNo. 14WSNW 35–1718,562[13]
January 96:00 p.m.vs. Boston College*No. 13ESPNW 20–1341,063[14]

RankingsEdit

Ranking movements
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking.
NR = Not ranked. RV = Received votes. ( ) = First place votes.
Week
Poll Pre 1 2 3 4 5 6 7 8 9 10 11 12 13 14 Final 
AP NR NR RV RV 25 21 19 RV RV 25 21 19 19 14 13 11 
Coaches RV RV RV RV 25 23 21 RV RV 23 21 18 19 17 15 13 
Harris Not released 20 25 24 23 21 18 19 15 14 Not released 
BCS Not released NR 24 23 21 18 19 17 15 Not released

Season summaryEdit

Boise StateEdit

Boise State at Nevada
(rivalry)
1 234OTTotal
No. 3 Broncos 3 21070 31
No. 19 Wolf Pack 0 77173 34
  • Date: November 26, 2010
  • Location: Mackay Stadium
    Reno, NV
  • Game start: 7:26 p.m. PST
  • Elapsed time: 3 hours and 26 minutes
  • Game attendance: 30,712
  • Game weather: Temperature: 30 °F (−1 °C) • Weather: Cold • Wind: Calm
  • Referee: Robert Cameron
  • TV announcers (ESPN): Joe Tessitore and Rod Gilmore

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Overall record Last meeting Result
12–24 2009 BSU, 44–33

NFL DraftEdit

2nd Round, 36th Overall Pick by the San Francisco 49ers—Sr. QB Colin Kaepernick

3rd Round, 66th Overall Pick by the Cincinnati Bengals—Sr. LB Dontay Moch

7th Round, 204th Overall Pick by the Denver Broncos—Sr. TE Virgil Green

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "Eastern Washington Eagles vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 7, 2010. Retrieved September 3, 2010.
  2. ^ "Colorado State Rams vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 15, 2010. Retrieved September 12, 2010.
  3. ^ "California Golden Bears vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 10, 2011.
  4. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Brigham Young Cougars Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 10, 2011.
  5. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. UNLV Rebels Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 6, 2010. Retrieved October 3, 2010.
  6. ^ "San Jose State Spartans vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 12, 2010. Retrieved October 10, 2010.
  7. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Hawaii Warriors Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on October 18, 2010. Retrieved October 17, 2010.
  8. ^ "Utah State Aggies vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 3, 2010. Retrieved October 31, 2010.
  9. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Idaho Vandals Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 9, 2010. Retrieved November 6, 2010.
  10. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Fresno State Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 17, 2010. Retrieved November 15, 2010.
  11. ^ "New Mexico State Aggies vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 24, 2010. Retrieved November 20, 2010.
  12. ^ "Boise State Broncos vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on December 1, 2010. Retrieved November 27, 2010.
  13. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Louisiana Tech Bulldogs Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 4, 2010.
  14. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Boston College Eagles Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 10, 2011.
  15. ^ ESPN. Retrieved January 19, 2014.