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First Glance - Nevada at Texas A&M (Game Notes, Connections, Radio, TV)

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The Wolfpack is coming to town Saturday. Here's a quick overview.

Lance Iversen-USA TODAY Sports

What You Need To Know

  • Tickets for this game are still available through the 12th Man Foundation.
  • The Nevada Wolf Pack are 1-1 this season with a win over UC Davis and a loss last weekend to #19 Arizona.
  • The Nevada campus is located in Reno, Nevada.
  • This will be the largest crowd that Nevada has ever played in front of. (Previous high - 84,708 vs. Nebraska in 2007)

Game Notes

  • TEXAS A&M (unavailable at this time)
  • NEVADA

Campus Connection

  • Nevada Head Coach Brian Polian was Texas A&M Special Teams Coordinator and Tight Ends Coach under Kevin Sumlin in 2012.

Historical Notes

  • This is the second matchup between Texas A&M and Nevada. Texas A&M beat Nevada 48-18 in the 1950 season. The game was played in San Antonio.
  • This is Nevada's first meeting against an SEC team in program history.
  • Nevada was founded in 1874.
  • 20,000 students are currently enrolled at Nevada.
  • Nevada's colors are navy blue and silver.

Famous Nevada Students

  • Colin Kaepernick, quarterback (San Francisco 49ers)
  • Gina Carano, actress/model/former MMA star
  • Gabriel Damon, actor (Spot Conlon in Newsies)

Television

  • Game time: 11:00 am CT
  • Channel: SEC Network
  • Broadcast team: Tom Hart (play-by-play) and Andre Ware (analyst)

Radio

  • Texas A&M Sports Network (Full list HERE)
  • Texas A&M Spanish Network (Radio stations in San Antonio, Houston, El Paso and McAllen, Texas)
  • SiriusXM

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