Colorado State Beats Nevada 35-20

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FORT COLLINS, Co -- Despite two weeks off and a vow to come back strong after a disappointing loss to Notre Dame, the University of Nevada came out flat once again.

Colorado State (3-0) converted five Wolf Pack (0-2) turnovers into 28 points en route to a 35-20 win on Saturday afternoon.

The Rams held Nevada scoreless in the first half, extending the Pack's season-opening scoreless streak to six quarters.

Nevada finally got on the board on a Vai Taua's (14 carries, 95 yards) 31-yard touchdown run that made it 14-6 with 12:08 left in the third quarter, but Richard Drake missed the extra point.

Colorado State responded with a 49-yard touchdown pass from Grant Stucker to Dion Morton.

Stucker completed 10 of 20 passes for 165 yards and two touchdowns.

Colin Kaepernick completed 25 of 38 passes for 251 yards and a touchdown, but he also threw two costly interceptions, which the Rams turned into touchdowns.

The five turnovers were the most by the Wolf Pack since 2005.

Nevada takes on Missouri (3-0) at Mackay Stadium on Friday, September 25 at 6pm.