Heisman hype: two sides of the QB coin

I am 100% certain that a QB will win this year’s Heisman so start placing your bets on every RB and WR you can think of because I’m pretty much never right. Still, I watch this stuff closely enough that I have some outsider’s grasp on the political machinations involved in the process and I’m reasonably sure I can handicap favorites in a safe approximation of real life. Since...
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August 18, 2013  |  Discuss

Nike Nevada Wolfpack 2013 Uniforms

The Nevada football team unveiled its 2013 uniforms to the public on August 2 at the inaugural Football 101 for Women event hosted by Brian and Laura Polian. The event, which featured informative talks by members of the Wolf Pack coaching staff and football clinics for the attendees, also included a fashion show by the players, showing the new uniforms. The Wolf Pack now...
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August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A With Nevada Quarterback Cody Fajardo

Nevada junior quarterback Cody Fajardo is quietly following NFL sensation and former Wolf Pack quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s footsteps as an offensive threat, leader, and winner. The exciting dual-threat playcaller helped lead Nevada to a 7-5 regular season record and a bowl game berth. With the pistol as his weapon, Fajardo completed 67% of his passes for 2,786 passing yards...
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May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Nevada to name field after long-time coach Chris Ault

Ault leads Nevada before his final game after 28 years at the helm in 2012. (Photo Courtesy - USA Today Sports/Mark Rebilas) We're in the midst of "Mountain West Preview" week here at CBR so it's perhaps only right that the news breaks out of Reno, Nevada that the Wolfpack will honor coaching legend and the man who put Nevada football on the map, Chris Ault,...
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May 22, 2013  |  Discuss

Bills Select Nevada FS Duke Williams (Rd.4, No. 105)

With the 105th overall pick in the 2013 NFL Draft, the Bills select Nevada FS Duke Williams. Williams is an outstanding athlete for the safety position. He has the speed and range to make plays against the run on the boundary as well as run with every NFL TE and RB in man coverage. He displays loose hips, which allows him to change directions fluidly to stay with his man in space...
April 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Nevada capitalizing on Kaepernick?

Given former Wolfpack quarterback's Colin Kaepernick's meteoric rise to stardom, the University of Nevada is attempting to capitalize on his popularity to sell tickets.

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January 15, 2013  |  Discuss

An Arizona defensive player punched another Arizona player in the face

Tempers flared on the Arizona sideline as one Arizona player punched another Arizona player in the face after a defensive breakdown. The Nevada Wolfpack was up 21 to 7 over the Arizona Wildcats and then this happened. Tevin Hood punched Cody Ippolito and Ippolito retaliated. These guys were pulled apart and brought back into the locker room.
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December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

Nevada 45, Northwestern St. 34

Stefphon Jefferson rushed for 247 yards and two touchdowns to lead Nevada to a 45-34 victory against Northwestern State on Saturday night. The contest featured 1,240 yards of offense, 655 by Nevada (2-1). Jefferson, who had 27 attempts, shattered his previous career high of 147 rushing yards and had the Wolf Pack's best ground production since Colin Kaepernick ran for 240 yards...
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September 15, 2012  |  Discuss

2013 NFL Draft Preview: Jeff Nady, OT Nevada

by: Duke Manyweather #78 Jeff Nady, OT Nevada HGT: 6064 WGT: 290  Jeff Nady was named second team All-WAC after starting every game in 2011 at the Strong Tackle spot for the Wolfpack. Nady heads in to his senior season with 23 starts on his resume and is on the 1st team All-WAC preseason list. PROS: Nady has good size. Has nice long arms. Displays sneaky athleticism, moves well...
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July 29, 2012  |  Discuss

Bears Select Nevada CB Isaiah Frey (Rd.6, No.184)

With the 184th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Bears select Nevada CB Isaiah Frey. Underrated cornerback who is best facing the action. Displays good awareness, picks up coverage assignments and has a nice move to the throw. Battles bigger opponents to defend the pass. Shows a nice break to the ball out of his plant. Works well with safeties. Source: Sports Illustrated...
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Browns Select Nevada LB James-Michael Johnson (Rd.4, No. 120)

With the 120th overall pick in the 2012 NFL Draft, the Browns select James-Michael Johnson, ILB (Nevada). Athletic linebacker with a solid game. Plays with good quickness, scrapes well laterally and defeats blocks to get to the action. Recognizes assignments, breaks down well and easily moves sideline to sideline to chase the action. Covers a lot of area on the field, possesses a...
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

Senior Bowl Q&A: James-Michael Johnson

For Nevada middle linebacker James-Michael Johnson, known to his friends simply by the catchy JMJ abbreviation, this is the time to separate himself from the pack. At the Senior Bowl this week, Johnson lined up at Mike linebacker. A team captain and all-conference selection, Johnson recorded 100 tackles, 1 2/2 sacks, one forced fumble and one interception for the Wolfpack last season.
January 28, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 NFL Combine Invite: Three Nevada Wolfpack Attending

With the announcement of the NFL Combine invites breaking through twitter, three Nevada Wolfpack members have so far been invited to the NFL Combine. On the defense, linebackers James Michael-Johnson and Brandon Marshall have accepted their invitations, and on offense, Rishard Matthews at receiver has also accepted his invite. James Michael-Johnson (our #2 ILB) and Rishard Matthews...
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December 30, 2011  |  Discuss

Dobrich, UNR face Southern Miss today in Hawaii

Jordan Dobrich's cleats appeared headed to the closet permanently following the conclusion of the Northern Section Division I championship football game in 2010. Dobrich, a 2011 Paradise High graduate, wasn't on the radar of many college football recruiters until six months after Dobrich's high school finale against Foothill, when Nevada-Reno run-game coordinator and...
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December 24, 2011  |  Discuss

Nevada RB Ball kicked off team

Nevada running back Mike Ball has been kicked off the team. Coach Chris Ault said in a statement Tuesday that the Wolf Pack's leading rusher violated team rules and protocol so there was no choice but to dismiss him. Ault declined to provide any details. Ball had rushed for 704 yards and three touchdowns while starting five of nine games this season. The junior from Las Vegas...
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November 22, 2011  |  Discuss

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