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 2012 Season Schedule
The Wolf Pack 2012 season schedule includes some exciting matchups on the road and at Mackay Stadium in Reno. The season opener on September 1 is a road game against the Cal Bears. UNR upset the Bears in a 2010 game in Reno. The Battle for the Fremont Cannon against UNLV will be in Las Vegas this year. The regular season wraps up with Boise State 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.
- Mackay Stadium Gameday Guide
- Disability Seating & Services
- Mackay Stadium Parking Map
- Mackay Stadium Seating Chart
- Driving Directions to Mackay Stadium
- Single Game & Season Ticket Information
Tickets are available at the locations listed below. Children 3 and older must have a ticket.
- Lawlor Events Center Ticket Office, 1500 N. Virginia St.: 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.
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 will compete in the Mountain West Conference (MWC) starting with the 2012 season. The Pack will be playing teams new to Nevada fans, including Wyoming 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 13 at Las Vegas, in what will be the 38th edition of the intrastate football rivalry, dubbed the Battle for the Fremont Cannon, the game's trophy since 1970. UNR won the 2011 game (37-0) at home in Mackay Stadium. The regular season ends with a matchup against Boise State in Reno on November 24.
About the Nevada Wolf Pack Coaching Staff & Team
The 2012 season is Chris Ault's 28th year as Wolf Pack head coach. His longevity speaks to his success. Among other achievements, Ault is the only NCAA coach whose team has led the nation in passing offense (1995) and rushing offense (2009). In 2009, he chalked his 200th career win with a 37-14 victory over Louisiana Tech. He is one of only two active coaches in the College Football Hall of Fame. Read more about Chris Ault and his coaching staff on the Wolf Pack football website.
Source: UNR Wolfpack Athletics.