RENO, Nev. (AP) — Don Jackson ran for two touchdowns and Nevada’s defense allowed a lone field goal in the second half Friday night as the Wolf Pack beat Washington State 24-13.
Cody Fajardo passed for 110 yards and ran for another 100 to join Colin Kaepernick as one of only three players in school history to surpass 10,000 career total offense yards for Nevada (2-0).
Connor Halliday passed for 389 yards but only one touchdown and was intercepted twice for the Cougars (0-2).
Nevada never trailed after freshman Kendall Jackson returned an interception 45 yards to set up Jackson’s 1-yard score late in the first quarter. Jackson also ran 2 yards for a touchdown in the fourth quarter and finished with 69 yards rushing.