August 27, 2015
Vai Taua ran for a 22-yard touchdown with
3:15 left to cap Nevada's 35-31 comeback victory over Louisiana
Tech on Saturday.
Taua's rush capped a 21-0 run that washed away Louisiana Tech's
31-14 lead with 4:48 left in the third. Nevada's three-touchdown
turnaround started late in the third with Colin Kaepernick's
18-yard touchdown connection with Marko Mitchell, continued with
Kaepernick's 27-yard toss to Mike McCoy to start the fourth and
ended with Taua's game-winner.
Kaepernick completed 23 of 39 passes for 378 yards with four
touchdowns and one interception for the Wolf Pack (7-5, 5-3 Western
Athletic Conference). Marko Mitchell had 134 yards and two
touchdowns on five catches, and Mike McCoy had 109 yards and a
score on six receptions.
Ross Jenkins was 16-for-30 with 259 yards and two touchdowns for
the Bulldogs (7-5, 5-3).