Fresno State at Nevada

Fresno St. 52, Nevada 36


RENO, Nev. (AP) - Robbie Rouse rushed for 261 yards and two touchdowns and Fresno State tied a school record with three defensive touchdowns in beating Nevada 52-36 on Saturday.

Rouse had 36 carries and touchdowns runs of 1 and 39 yard for the Bulldogs (8-3, 6-1 Mountain West).

Fresno State's defensive touchdowns came on a 34-yard interception return by Derron Smith, a fumble recovery in the end zone by Tyeler Davidson and a 26-yard fumble recovery and return by Travis Brown, which put Fresno State up 38-21 with 8:45 left in the third quarter.

Bulldog quarterback Derek Carr completed 17 of 35 passes for 220 yards and two touchdowns. He hit Davante Adams from 36 yards out in the first quarter and connected with Marcel Jensen from 32 yards out late in the second quarter to tie the game at 21 just before halftime.

Stefphon Jefferson rushed for 95 yards and three touchdowns for Nevada (6-4, 3-3), which lost its third consecutive game.

Wolf Pack quarterback Cody Fajardo was 21 of 39 for 214 yards and one touchdown, but was intercepted twice and fumbled a ball into the end zone on the Wolf Pack's opening drive of the second half. Davidson recovered it the first of 24 unanswered points by the Bulldogs in the third quarter.

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Scoring Summary
FRESNODavante Adams 36 yd pass from Derek Carr (Quentin Breshears kick)
NEVADAStefphon Jefferson 2 yd run (Colin Ditsworth kick)
FRESNODerron Smith 34 yd interception return (Quentin Breshears kick)
NEVADAStefphon Jefferson 2 yd run (Colin Ditsworth kick)
NEVADAStefphon Jefferson 7 yd run (Colin Ditsworth kick)
FRESNOMarcel Jensen 32 yd pass from Derek Carr (Quentin Breshears kick)
FRESNOTyeler Davison 0 yd fumble return (Quentin Breshears kick)
FRESNOQuentin Breshears 31 yd FG
FRESNOTravis Brown 26 yd fumble return (Quentin Breshears kick)
FRESNORobbie Rouse 1 yd run (missed kick)
NEVADANick Hale 11 yd pass from Cody Fajardo (Colin Ditsworth kick)
FRESNORobbie Rouse 39 yd run (Michael Harris 2pt pass from Derek Carr)
NEVADAAnthony Knight 1 yd run (Brandon Wimberly 2pt pass from Cody Fajardo)
Team Stats
First Downs2627
Third Down Efficiency8-1511-20
Fourth Down Efficiency1-31-1
Plays-Net Yards79-50089-404
Passing Yds220214
Kick Return Yds106149
Punt Return Yds055
Time of Poss.29:1330:47
Individual Stats
FRESNO: Robbie Rouse 36-261, Derek Carr 6-25, Team 2--6
NEVADA: Stefphon Jefferson 19-95, Cody Fajardo 22-59, Nick Hale 7-31, Brandon Wimberly 1-4, Anthony Knight 1-1
FRESNO: Derek Carr 17-35-220-0
NEVADA: Cody Fajardo 21-39-214-2
FRESNO: Davante Adams 9-120, Rashad Evans 4-51, Marcel Jensen 3-42, Robbie Rouse 1-7
NEVADA: Richy Turner 6-73, Brandon Wimberly 4-40, Aaron Bradley 3-28, Nick Hale 3-12, Stefphon Jefferson 2-24, Kolby Arendse 1-16, Zach Sudfeld 1-11, Kendall Brock 1-10
Fresno State6th Mountain West West0-81-11
Nevada3rd Mountain West West3-55-7

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