Washington State at Nevada Free College Football Picks & Odds
by Guy Bruhn - 9/2/2014
Friday, September 5, 2014
Mackay Stadium in Reno
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On Friday, the Washington State Cougars will look to quickly get over their heartbreaking loss in their opening game when they go up against the Nevada Wolf Pack.
Washington State put up 532 passing yards against Rutgers last weekend, but it wasn't enough as Rutgers pulled off the 41-38. The Cougars had a four point lead with just over three minutes remaining in the game, but Rutgers was able to score a late touchdown and pulled off the upset.
In that game, Cougars quarterback Connor Halliday accumulated all 532 of those passing yards and finished with five touchdown passes and one interception. Senior wide receiver Vince Mayle was his main target, as he caught 12 passes for 124 yards and one touchdown.
Nevada faced Southern Utah from the FCS and were able to hold on for the 28-19 win. The Wolf Pack had 547 total yards in that game, including 244 yards on the ground. Their defense allowed just three first downs on Southern Utah's 14 third-down attempts.
Nevada quarterback Cody Fajardo completed 30 of his 41 passes in the game for 303 yards, one touchdown and one interception. Wide receiver Jerico Richardson had a big game by catching 13 passes for 177 yards, though he didn't score in the contest. Running back Don Jackson had 22 carries for 110 yards and one touchdown in the win.
Injuries to Watch
Washington State Cougars
09/01/14 WR Sebastian LaRue Personal questionable Friday vs. Nevada
08/31/14 WR Drew Loftus Legal problems out indefinitely
08/31/14 WR Gabe Marks Undisclosed doubtful Friday vs. Nevada
Nevada Wolf Pack
08/30/14 DT Kevin Sundberg Concussion questionable Friday vs. Washington State
08/29/14 DB Gabe Lee Knee out for season
Guy's Pick: Take Washington State
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