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Nevada Wolf Pack Football

College Football at the University of Nevada, Reno

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Nevada Wolf Pack, logo for University of Nevada, Reno sports teams

Nevada Wolf Pack, logo for University of Nevada, Reno sports teams.

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The Wolf Pack football team at the University of Nevada, Reno (UNR or just Nevada) says "sports" better than anything else in Reno. Whenever there is a home game, the popular squad draws crowds of loyal Wolf Pack fans to Mackay Stadium on the UNR campus. Those who are able even travel to away games when there is a big opponent or the game is crucial for some reason.

Nevada Wolf Pack 2013 Season Schedule

The Wolf Pack 2013 season schedule includes some exciting matchups on the road and at Mackay Stadium in Reno. The season opener on August 31 is a road game against UCLA in Pasadena, CA. The Battle for the Fremont Cannon against UNLV will be in Reno this year. The regular season wraps up with BYU playing the Pack in Reno at Mackay Stadium.

Attending Nevada Wolf Pack Football Home Games

Nevada Wolf Pack football home games are played in Mackay Stadium on the UNR campus. Here are links to information you'll need to have a great day watching Wolf Pack football in Reno.

Getting Tickets for Wolf Pack Football Games

  • Legacy Hall Ticket Office, Northeast corner of Legacy Hall (between Mackay Stadium and Lawlor Events Center): Monday - Friday, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. and game days starting at 10 a.m.
  • By phone: (775) 348-PACK (7225).
  • Online from the Wolf Pack website.
  • At these area businesses:
    • All Bully's Sports Bar locations
    • Silver and Blue Outfitters
    • All Scolari's locations
    • Scheels Sporting Goods
    • Carson City Toyota and Capitol Ford in Carson City
    • All Renown Hospital retail outlets

Following the Nevada Wolf Pack Football Team

You can watch Wolf Pack football games online at Nevadawolfpack.tv. The site also features a variety of videos about the team. During and after each game, you can get online live stats, notes, and quotes from links on the Wolf Pack football schedule. The schedule page includes information on available media coverage for each game (TV, radio, online). Online game coverage is provided by Gametracker on CBSSports.com.

Wolf Pack Athletics on Social Media

Wolf Pack Athletics (all sports, not just football) maintains these social media sites...

Nevada Wolf Pack Joins the Mountain West Conference

The Nevada Wolf Pack football team not competes in the Mountain West Conference (MWC). The Pack will be playing teams new to Nevada fans, including Colorado State and Air Force. You won't, however, miss those traditional big games against Hawai'i, the UNLV Rebels, and Boise State (already in the Mountain West Conference). The Wolf Pack tangles with UNLV on Saturday, October 26 at Mackay Stadium, in what will be the 39th edition of the intrastate football rivalry, dubbed the Battle for the Fremont Cannon, the game's trophy since 1970. UNR won the 2012 game (42-37) down in Las Vegas. The regular season ends with a matchup against BYU in Reno on November 30.

About the Nevada Wolf Pack Coaching Staff & Team

The 2013 season is the first for new Wolf Pack head coach Brian Polian. He was selected to replace College Football Hall of Fame member Chris Ault after his retirement in December 2012. Polian comes from Texas A&M where he was special teams coordinator and tight ends coach. Read more about Brian Polian and his coaching staff on the Wolf Pack football website.

Source: UNR Wolfpack Athletics.

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