Mike Ball had three touchdowns for the Wolf Pack (7-1, 2-1 WAC), which built a 35-0 halftime lead. Diondre Borel completed 24 of 38 passes for 399 yards and two touchdowns for Utah State (2-6, 0-4), which rallied with a big second half but got no closer than 14 points. Borel also ran for a score.
Kaepernick had 102 of his 106 yards rushing in the first half, including a 56-yard touchdown run that put the Wolf Pack ahead 28-0 with 2:18 left in the half. After forcing Utah State to punt, a 55-yard pass from Kaepernick to Rishard Mathews set up a 5-yard Ball touchdown with 1:35 remaining before the break.
Kaepernick completed 10 of 15 passes for 190 yards.
Top 25 Overview
It was over when... the band hit the field at halftime. The Wolf Pack had a 35-0 lead over the Aggies by the break.
Gameball goes to... Colin Kaepernick, who threw for 190 yards and two TDs and ran for 102 yards and a TD.
Stat of the game... 35. Nevada has scored 35 or more points in each of its five home games this season.