2010 Nevada Wolf Pack football team

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2010 Nevada Wolf Pack football
Nevada Wolf Pack Txt.svg
WAC Co-Champions
Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl Champions
Conference Western Athletic Conference
Ranking
Coaches #13
AP #11
2010 record 13–1 (7–1 WAC)
Head coach Chris Ault (26th overall, 7th straight year)
Defensive coordinator Andy Buh
Home stadium Mackay Stadium
(Capacity: 29,993)
Seasons
« 2009 2011 »
2010 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#11 Nevada §   7 1         13 1  
#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 11  
§ – Conference co-champions
As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

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 in his 26th season overall and 7th since taking over the head coaching job for the third time in 2004. They played their home games at Mackay Stadium and were members of the Western Athletic Conference. They finished the regular season 12–1, 7–1 in WAC play to share the conference championship with Boise State and Hawaiʻi. 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.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 6:00 PM Eastern Washington* Mackay StadiumReno, NV W 49–24   16,313[1]
September 11 7:30 PM Colorado State* Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV ESPNU W 51–6   18,098[2]
September 17 7:00 PM California* Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV ESPN2 W 52–31   28,809[3]
September 25 3:00 PM at BYU* LaVell Edwards StadiumProvo, UT The Mtn. W 27–13   61,471[4]
October 2 7:00 PM at UNLV* #25 Sam Boyd StadiumWhitney, NV (Fremont Cannon) The Mtn. W 44–26   28,958[5]
October 9 1:00 PM San Jose State #21 Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV ESPNU W 35–13   20,636[6]
October 16 8:30 PM at Hawai'i #19 Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI WSN L 21–27   42,031[7]
October 30 7:30 PM Utah State Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV ESPNU W 56–42   11,558[8]
November 6 2:00 PM at Idaho #25 Kibbie DomeMoscow, ID WSN W 63–17   11,247[9]
November 13 7:30 PM at Fresno State #21 Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA ESPN W 35–34   37,116[10]
November 20 1:00 PM New Mexico State #19 Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV W 52–6   10,906[11]
November 26 7:15 PM #3 Boise State #19 Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV (Rivalry) ESPN W 34–31 OT  30,712[12]
December 4 12:00 PM at Louisiana Tech #14 Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA WSN W 35–17   18,562[13]
January 9 6:00 PM vs. Boston College* #13 AT&T ParkSan Francisco, CA (Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl) ESPN W 20–13   41,063[14]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time Zone.

Rankings[edit]

Ranking Movement
Legend: ██ Increase in ranking. ██ Decrease in ranking. ██ Not ranked the previous week. RV=receiving votes.
Poll Pre Wk 1 Wk 2 Wk 3 Wk 4 Wk 5 Wk 6 Wk 7 Wk 8 Wk 9 Wk 10 Wk 11 Wk 12 Wk 13 Wk 14 Final
AP 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
BCS Not released 24 23 21 18 19 17 15

Season summary[edit]

Boise State[edit]

#4 Boise State at #19 Nevada
1 2 3 4 OT Total
Boise St 3 21 0 7 0 31
• Nevada 0 7 7 17 3 34

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NFL Draft[edit]

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

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

References[edit]

  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 2014-Jan-19.