2011 Nevada Wolf Pack football team

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2011 Nevada Wolf Pack football
Nevada Wolf Pack Txt.svg
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2011 record 7–6 (5–2 WAC)
Head coach Chris Ault (27th overall, 8th straight year)
Offensive scheme Pistol offense
Defensive coordinator Andy Buh
Home stadium Mackay Stadium
(Capacity: 29,993)
Seasons
« 2010 2012 »
2011 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Louisiana Tech   6 1         8 5  
Nevada   5 2         7 6  
Utah State   5 2         7 6  
Hawaii   3 4         6 7  
San Jose State   3 4         5 7  
Fresno State   3 4         4 9  
New Mexico State   2 5         4 9  
Idaho   1 6         2 10  
† – Conference champion
As of December 24, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2011 Nevada Wolf Pack football team represented the University of Nevada, Reno in the 2011 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Wolf Pack were led by head coach Chris Ault in his 27th overall season and 8th straight since taking over as head coach 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 season 7–6, 5–2 in WAC play to finish in a tie for second place. They were invited to their seventh straight bowl game, the Hawaiʻi Bowl, where they were defeated by Southern Miss 17–24.

This was the Wolf Pack's last year as a member of the WAC as they will join the Mountain West Conference for the 2012 season.

Schedule[edit]

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Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 10 12:30 PM at #14 Oregon* Autzen StadiumEugene, OR FX L 20–69   58,818
September 17 1:00 PM at San Jose State Spartan StadiumSan Jose, CA WSN/ALT W 17–14   17,238
September 24 4:00 PM at Texas Tech* Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, TX FCS L 34–35   55,664
October 1 11:30 AM at #5 Boise State* Bronco StadiumBoise, ID (Rivalry) Versus L 10–30   34,098
October 8 4:00 PM UNLV* Mackay StadiumReno, NV (37th Battle for Nevada) ESPN3 W 37–0   25,978
October 15 1:00 PM New Mexico*dagger Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV W 49–7   15,369
October 22 1:00 PM Fresno State Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV WSN W 45–38   15,113
October 29 5:00 PM at New Mexico State Aggie Memorial StadiumLas Cruces WSN/ALT W 48–34   15,782
November 12 7:15 PM Hawaiʻi Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV ESPNU W 42–28   16,527
November 19 1:00 PM Louisiana Tech Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV L 20–24   11,639
November 26 12:00 PM at Utah State Romney StadiumLogan, UT WSN/ALT L 17–21   15,784
December 3 1:00 PM Idaho Mackay Stadium • Reno, NV WSN/ALT W 56–3   10,027
December 24 5:00 PM vs. #21 Southern Miss* Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI (Hawai'i Bowl) ESPN L 17–24   32,630
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Pacific Time.
Nevada taking the field vs Boise State on October 1st.

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