2009 Nevada Wolf Pack football team

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2009 Nevada Wolf Pack football
Nevada Wolf Pack Txt.svg
Hawaiʻi Bowl vs. SMU, L 10–45
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2009 record 8–5 (7–1 WAC)
Head coach Chris Ault
Offensive coordinator Chris Klenakis
Defensive coordinator Nigel Burton
Home stadium Mackay Stadium
(Capacity: 29,993)
Seasons
« 2008 2010 »
2009 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#4 Boise State   8 0         14 0  
Nevada   7 1         8 5  
Fresno State   6 2         8 5  
Idaho   4 4         8 5  
Hawaii   3 5         6 7  
Louisiana Tech   3 5         4 8  
Utah State   3 5         4 8  
New Mexico State   1 7         3 10  
San Jose State   1 7         2 10  
‡ – BCS at-large representative
† – Conference champion
As of January 8, 2010; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2009 Nevada Wolf Pack football team represented the University of Nevada, Reno in the 2009 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Wolf Pack were led by head coach Chris Ault, entering his 25th overall season at Nevada, and 6th season since becoming the head coach for the third time in 2004. The Wolf Pack played their home games at Mackay Stadium. The Wolf Pack finished the regular season 8–4 and 7–1 in the WAC, good enough for second place in the conference behind Boise State. They were defeated by SMU in the Hawaiʻi Bowl.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 5 12:30 PM at #23 Notre Dame* Notre Dame StadiumNotre Dame, IN NBC L 0–35   80,795[1]
September 19 2:00 PM at Colorado State* Hughes StadiumFort Collins, CO L 20–35   24,967[2]
September 25 6:05 PM Missouri* Mackay StadiumReno, NV ESPN L 21–31   18,269[3]
October 3 1:05 PM UNLV* Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV (Battle for Nevada) W 63–28   24,078[4]
October 9 6:05 PM Louisiana Tech Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV ESPN W 37–14   11,975[5]
October 17 12:00 PM at Utah State Romney StadiumLogan, UT W 35–32   15,103[6]
October 24 1:05 PM Idaho Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV W 70–45   16,611[7]
October 31 1:05 PM Hawaiʻi Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV W 31–21   13,889[8]
November 8 5:30 PM at San Jose State Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA ESPN W 62–7   11,103[9]
November 14 1:05 PM Fresno State Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV W 52–14   19,331[10]
November 21 7:30 PM at New Mexico State Aggie Memorial StadiumLas Cruces, NM ESPNU W 63–20   11,775[11]
November 27 7:00 PM at #6 Boise State Bronco StadiumBoise, ID ESPN2 L 33–44   32,642[12]
December 24 5:00 PM vs. SMU* Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI (Hawaiʻi Bowl) ESPN L 10–45   32,650[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on February 13, 2010. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Colorado State Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  3. ^ "Missouri Tigers vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  4. ^ "UNLV Rebels vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  5. ^ "Louisiana Tech Bulldogs vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Utah State Aggies Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  7. ^ "Idaho Vandals vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Hawaii Warriors vs. Nevada Wolf Pack Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on January 8, 2010. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  9. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. San Jose State Spartans Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Fresno State Bulldogs vs. Nevada Wolf Pack". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  11. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. New Mexico State Aggies Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on January 3, 2010. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  12. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Boise State Broncos Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved January 29, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Nevada Wolf Pack vs. Southern Methodist Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on February 11, 2010. Retrieved January 29, 2010.