Nevada falls to the state of San Jose within the common season finale at Mountain West, Las Vegas
Nevada ended the 2020 regular season with a 6-2 record after losing 30:20 to the state of San Jose on Friday night in Las Vegas.
Junior WR Romeo Doubs led the team with nine receptions in the game, its highest receptions since the season opener against Wyoming. Romeo Doubs received a total of 75 yards in the game and still has a chance to become Nevada’s first 1000-yard receiver in a single season since Rishard Matthews in 2011 if Nevada is given a bowl berth. Doubs is currently at 960 yards this season.
Junior DB Tyson Williams recorded his third career intercept and his second of the season in the first half, resulting in an offensive wolfpack touchdown. Senior NT Zak Mahannah set up the first solo bag of his career and lost 10 meters. Junior DB Mikael Bradford had the first double-digit tackle of his career, finishing the game with one career and eleven tackles at team level, including five solo stops.
Sophomore PK Brandon Talton was in the game 2-3 on field attempts and scored his streak of 19 consecutive field goals in the second quarter from a 25-yard miss under 50 yards. He moved up to ninth all-time in Nevada with 161 points and remains in seventh place with 36 points.
Junior RB Toa Taua finished the game four yards of rushing before recording his third 100-yard rushing game of the season. Junior RB Devonte Lee scored his second quick touchdown of the season and the first since his second game at UNLV. It was the 16th quick touchdown of Lee’s career.
The all-time streak now stands at 22-10-2 in favor of Nevada. The Spartans lost three games against the wolf pack.
Next, Nevada will wait to find out its fate for a possible berth for a bowl game.