- Associated Press - Thursday, September 17, 2015

Nevada (1-1) at No. 17 Texas A&M; (2-0), Noon (SEC)

Line: Texas A&M; by 34.

Series Record: Texas A&M; leads series 1-0.


Texas A&M; looks to extend its 18-game nonconference winning streak, which is the longest active streak in the Football Bowl Subdivision, when the Aggies meet Nevada for the first time since 1950. Texas A&M; hasn’t lost a nonconference game since falling to Arkansas in 2011 when the team was in the Big 12. It will be Nevada’s first game against a team from the Southeastern Conference.


QB Kyle Allen and A&M;’s passing game vs. Nevada’s secondary. Allen needed less than one half last week against Ball State to throw three touchdown passes and has thrown for 324 yards and five touchdowns in two games. Nevada is tied for 92nd in the nation by giving up more than 253 yards passing a game.


NEVADA: WR Hasaan Henderson had six receptions for 58 yards last week to reach 1,023 yards in his career.

TEXAS A&M;: WR/PR Christian Kirk. The freshman leads the team with 10 receptions for 149 yards. He had a 79-yard return for a touchdown in the season-opener and returned one 56 yards last week.


Nevada coach Brian Polian was Texas A&M;’s special teams coordinator and tight ends coach in 2012. … The Wolf Pack is 4-20 against ranked teams, with their last win over a team in the poll coming in a 34-31 overtime victory against No. 3 Boise State in 2010. … Nevada has seven players from Texas on its roster. … The Aggies used 11 receivers in their win over Ball State. … Texas A&M; DE Myles Garrett has at least 1/2 sack in eight of the first 14 games of his career. … The Aggies have scored first in 35 of their 41 games under coach Kevin Sumlin.

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