Nevada Begins Homestretch With Showdown Versus Fresno State

Nov. 6, 2012

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RADIO:  Wolf Pack Radio Network (Flagship: ESPN Radio 94.5 FM/630 AM) with Ryan Radtke (PxP) and Chris Vargas (analyst). Pre-game show with the broadcast crew begins 90 minutes prior to kickoff.
TV: NBC Sports Network with Todd Harris (PxP) and Anthony Herron (analyst).
SERIES HISTORY: Fresno State leads 24-18-1 but Nevada has won the last four meetings.
Last Meeting: Nevada won 45-38 in Reno on Oct. 22, 2011.

THE SKINNY
Coming off a tough overtime loss at home to San Diego State, the Nevada football rebounds this week with a trip to Colorado Springs, Colo., for the first-ever meeting between the Wolf Pack and the Air Force Falcons … Nevada enters the game with a four-game road winning streak as part of its 6-2 overall record and 3-1 mark in the Mountain West … The Wolf Pack boasts the nation’s leading rusher in junior Stefphon Jefferson (156.0 yards per game) … Nevada’s two losses are by a combined two points and both came at home … This is the first time in the history of Nevada football (since 1898) that Nevada lost two one-point games at home … This will be Nevada’s third appearance on CBS Sports Network … Nevada guard Chris Barker has started 48 straight games – all 48 of his career … Barker and Jeff Nady – the left side of Nevada’s offensive line – have combined to start 79 games in their careers … Nevada receiver Brandon Wimberly has caught a pass in all 35 games of his career – the sixth-longest streak in the nation … Nevada was picked second in the Mountain West in preseason voting by the league’s media, behind Boise State … The Wolf Pack had four players named to the Preseason All-MW team in offensive linemen Jeff Nady and Chris Barker, defensive tackle Jack Reynoso and safety Duke Williams ... Nevada returns 13 starters (6/6/1) from last year’s team that finished second in the WAC and went to the Sheraton Hawai`i Bowl and 31 overall letterwinners.