First Look: Nevada
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Posted Dec 9, 2012

Arizona is two weeks away from facing Nevada in the New Mexico Bowl. Read on for an initial look at the Wildcats' opponent.

Nevada Breakdown

Head Coach: Chris Ault

2012 Record: 7-5 (4-4)

Conference standing: 5th in Mountain West

Nevada 2012 Statistics

Scoring offense: 37 points scored per game

Total offense: 502.8 yards per game

Passing offense 242.8 yards per game

Rushing offense: 260 yards per game


Scoring defense: 32.5 points allowed per game

Total defense: 431.2 yards allowed per game

Passing defense: 218 yards allowed per game

Rushing defense: 213.2 yards allowed per game

Team Leaders:

Passing: Cody Fajardo- 224-336, 2530 yards, 17 TD, 7 INT

Receiving: Brandon Wimberly- 63 catches, 788 yards, 4 receiving TD

Rushing: Stefphon Jefferson- 341 carries, 1763 yards, 22 TD

Tackles: Albert Rosette- 128 tackles

Interceptions: Khalid Wooten- 2 interceptions

Sacks: Brock Hekking- 8 sacks


Sep. 1, 2012 at California 31-24 (W)

Sept. 8, 2012 vs. South Florida 32-31 (L)

Sept. 15, 2012 vs. Northwestern State 45-34 (W)

Sept. 22, 2012 at Hawaii 69-24 (W)

Sept. 29, 2012 at Texas State 34-21 (W)

Oct.6, 2012 vs. Wyoming 35-28 (W)

Oct. 13, 2012 at UNLV 42-37 (W)

Oct. 20, 2012 vs. San Diego State 39-38 OT (L)

Oct. 26, 2012 at Air Force 48-31 (L)

Nov. 10, 2012 vs. Fresno State 52-36 (L)

Nov. 17, 2012 at New Mexico 31-24 (W)

Dec. 1, 2012 vs. Boise State 27-21 (L)

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