The Nevada Wolf Pack (2-7) are 14.5-point underdogs in a road MWC matchup with the Utah State Aggies (4-5) on Saturday, November 11, 2023 at Merlin Olsen Field At Maverik Stadium. The game’s point total is 54.
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Aggies vs. Wolf Pack Game Info
- Date: Saturday, November 11, 2023
- Time: 3:00 PM ET
- Channel: MWN
- Livestream: Stream NCAA football on Fubo and ESPN+
- City: Logan, Utah
- Venue: Merlin Olsen Field At Maverik Stadium
- The Aggies are totaling 445.4 yards per game on offense (26th in the FBS), and they rank 98th defensively with 407.7 yards allowed per game.
- The Aggies have struggled on defense, ranking 16th-worst in the FBS (32.9 points allowed per game) this season. However, they rank 21st-best on the offensive side of the ball, totaling 34.9 points per game.
- Utah State is totaling 280.9 passing yards per game on offense this season (26th in the FBS), and is surrendering 237.7 passing yards per game (88th) on the other side of the ball.
- The Aggies are compiling 164.6 rushing yards per game on offense, which ranks them 59th in the FBS. On defense, they rank 100th, giving up 170.0 rushing yards per contest.
- In addition to a 43.9% third-down percentage allowed on defense, which ranks 24th-worst in the FBS, Utah State has posted the 88th-ranked third-down conversion rate (37.3%) on offense.
- With 13 forced turnovers (24th in the FBS) against 14 turnovers committed (110th in the FBS), the Aggies’ -1 turnover margin ranks 74th in college football.
Wolf Pack Insights
- Nevada has plenty of room to get better, as it ranks 12th-worst in total yards per game (304.3) and seventh-worst in total yards surrendered per game (446.4).
- This season has been ugly for Nevada on both offense and defense, as it is posting only 17.6 points per contest (sixth-worst) and ceding 32.0 points per game (21st-worst).
- The Wolf Pack have lots of room to improve in the passing game, as they rank 19th-worst in passing yards per game (173.4) this season and ninth-worst in passing yards allowed per game (272.8).
- With 130.9 rushing yards per game on offense, Nevada ranks 98th in the FBS. On defense it ranks 106th, allowing 173.7 rushing yards per contest.
- The Wolf Pack’s offense has been sputtering on third down, ranking 17th-worst in the FBS with a 32.1% third-down conversion percentage. They have been better defensively, surrendering a 39.8% third-down rate (82nd-ranked).
- After forcing 10 turnovers (68th in the FBS) and turning the ball over 12 times (86th in the FBS) this season, Nevada sports the 82nd-ranked turnover margin of -2.
- Jalen Royals has grabbed 51 passes on zero targets for 794 total yards and 11 touchdowns. He is averaging 5.7 catches and 88.2 yards per game through nine games played.
- Terrell Vaughn has caught 65 passes (eighth in the FBS) on zero targets for 734 total yards and nine touchdowns. He is averaging 7.2 catches and 81.6 yards per game through nine games.
- Cooper Legas has 1,505 passing yards in seven games this year, averaging 215.0 per game with a 66.7% completion percentage and 15 touchdowns against six interceptions.
Wolf Pack Leaders
- Brendon Lewis has passed for 1,110 yards this year, with two touchdowns and six interceptions. He is completing 53.5% of his attempts while averaging 123.3 yards per game and 5.6 per attempt.
- On the ground, Lewis has added three rushing touchdowns and 429 rushing yards (first on the Wolf Pack).
- Sean Dollars has 341 rushing yards (second on the Wolf Pack) and five rushing touchdowns, while averaging 42.6 yards per game and 3.2 per attempt (317th in the FBS).
- Jamaal Bell has recorded 251 receiving yards and one touchdown on 29 receptions, while being targeted zero times this season.