Scores

Final

E Washington 24

(0-1, 0-1 away)

Nevada 49

(1-0, 1-0 home)

9:05 PM ET, September 2, 2010

Mackay Stadium, Reno, NV

1 2 3 4 T
EWU 7 3 14 024
NEV 21 7 7 1449

Top Performers

Passing: C. Kaepernick (NEV) - 306 YDS, 2 TD

Rushing: T. Jones (EWU) - 12 CAR, 145 YDS

Receiving: V. Green (NEV) - 7 REC, 144 YDS, 2 TD

Nevada 49, E. Washington 24

Associated Press

RENO, Nev. -- Colin Kaepernick passed for 306 yards and two touchdowns and rushed for two others as Nevada beat Eastern Washington 49-24 on Thursday.

Kaepernick completed 26 of 37 passes and added 60 yards rushing for the Wolf Pack (1-0).

Taiwan Jones rushed for 145 yards and had 92 yards receiving, including an 82-yard touchdown reception for the Eagles (0-1).

Nevada led from the opening drive and sealed the victory when Vai Taua plunged in from 3 yards out with 9:17 left in the game to make it 42-24.

Eastern Washington had pulled to within 35-24 when Darriell Beaumonte scored from a yard out with 1:21 left in the third quarter. The Eagles forced the Wolf Pack to punt on its next possession, but wide receiver Nicholas Edwards fumbled after a reception as the Eagles were driving and Nevada recovered.

Taua scored three plays later.

Nevada added another touchdown when Lampford Mark scored from a yard out with 3:38 left.

Eastern Washington quarterback Bo Mitchell completed 19 of 35 passes for 253 yards and two touchdowns.

Nevada led 28-10 at halftime with Kaepernick running for a pair of scores and connecting with Jeremiah Green on a 48-yard strike with 17 seconds left in the half. Green finished with seven receptions for 144 yards and two touchdowns.

Kaepernick was 16 of 21 for 181 yards and a touchdown in the first half. Taua also scored for the Wolf Pack in the first half, plunging in from 1 yard out on the opening drive.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
EWU
NEV
1st Downs2024
Total Yards432553
Passing270339
Rushing162214
Penalties4-359-90
3rd Down Conversions6-148-15
4th Down Conversions0-13-3
Turnovers21
Possession25:4934:11

Passing Leaders

Eastern WashingtonC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Mitchell19/352537.220
NevadaC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Kaepernick26/373068.320

Rushing Leaders

Eastern WashingtonCARYDSAVGTDLG
Jones1214512.1074
Brown4184.5012
NevadaCARYDSAVGTDLG
Kaepernick11605.5223
Mark7527.4113

Receiving Leaders

Eastern WashingtonRECYDSAVGTDLG
Jones29246.0182
Edwards44310.8021
NevadaRECYDSAVGTDLG
Green714420.6248
Matthews34113.7020

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEREWUNEV
TD13:09Vai Taua 1 Yd Run (Anthony Martinez Kick) 07
TD08:41Colin Kaepernick 1 Yd Run (Anthony Martinez Kick) 014
TD08:23Taiwan Jones 82 Yd Pass From Bo Levi Mitchell (Mike Jarrett Kick) 714
TD03:27Colin Kaepernick 5 Yd Run (Anthony Martinez Kick) 721
SECOND QUARTEREWUNEV
FG14:08Mike Jarrett 40 Yd 1021
TD00:17Virgil Green 48 Yd Pass From Colin Kaepernick (Anthony Martinez Kick) 1028
THIRD QUARTEREWUNEV
TD12:26Virgil Green 40 Yd Pass From Colin Kaepernick (Anthony Martinez Kick) 1035
TD11:16Brandon Kaufman 5 Yd Pass From Bo Levi Mitchell (Mike Jarrett Kick) 1735
TD01:21Darriell Beaumonte 1 Yd Run (Mike Jarrett Kick) 2435
FOURTH QUARTEREWUNEV
TD09:17Vai Taua 3 Yd Run (Anthony Martinez Kick) 2442
TD03:38Lampford Mark 1 Yd Run (Anthony Martinez Kick) 2449