Three Things We Learned From Wolf Pack Spring Football

With Spring football completed, here are the three things we learned from Nevada football following spring football and the Battle Born Showdown.

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Three Observations On Nevada Football After Spring Football

The 2022 edition of spring football is in the books for the Wolf Pack. The Battle Born Showdown that took place on April 23rd between the Silver and Blue teams marked the end of spring football for Nevada.

This version of spring football for Nevada is marked by major changes for the Wolf Pack football program. Gone are NFL-bound players such as Carson Strong, Romeo Doubs and Cole Turner and also gone is former head coach Jay Norvell as he departs to coach the Colorado State Rams.

Stepping in the head coaching role for Nevada is Ken Wilson who comes over from the University of Oregon where he was a defensive coordinator. With this edition of the Battle Born Showdown, Wilson brought over from Oregon a new scoring system. This scoring system allows for the defense to score points whenever they record a tackle for loss, three and outs, takeaways and sacks.

As for the game between the Blue team and Silver team, it was a close contest throughout the whole contest. The difference was when Silver running back Wes Kommer scored on a 55-yard touchdown run late in the fourth quarter that propelled the Silver team to a 55-46 win over the Blue team.

With spring practices over, here are my three observations of Nevada football post spring football:

The offensive line for Nevada this spring underwent a major personnel change as the Wolf Pack returns only one starter from last year’s team, right tackle Aaron Frost. Nevada not only are going through a personnel shift, they are going through a change in playing style from the Air Raid to a more balanced attack that emphasizes running the ball….


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