Everything you need to know about the Nevada-Purdue game

Kelton Moore
Kelton Moore and the Wolf Pack open the season Friday against Purdue. (John Byrne/Nevada athletics)

Nevada football opens the season Friday night against Purdue and we've got you covered. We've had more than 40 stories/videos this week and I've collated those stories below for your viewing pleasure. Here are the main details for tonight's game, with the links below.

Purdue (0-0) at Nevada (0-0)

When: Friday, 6:33 p.m.

Where: Mackay Stadium (capacity 27,000)

Surface: FieldTurf

TV/Radio: CBS Sports Network/94.5 FM

Betting line: Purdue by 11; total of 58

All-time series: Purdue leads, 1-0


Keys to victory (Three keys to victory when Nevada football hosts Purdue)

Position preview/prediction (Nevada-Purdue football: A position preview and prediction)

Every game preview (Previews of every Nevada Wolf Pack football game this season)

1,000 Words predictions (1,000 Words: Game-by-game predictions for Nevada's 2019 season)


On Carson Strong (Center stage: Nevada freshman QB Carson Strong has been waiting for this moment)

On Maliek Broady (A mother's love drives Nevada's Maliek Broady from walk-on to impact player)

On Tyson Williams (Change a constant for Tyson Williams, the key to Nevada's young safety corps)

On Rondale Moore ("He's scary;" Slowing Purdue WR Rondale Moore a key for Nevada on Friday)

Murray's Mailbag (Murray's Mailbag: Time traveling one Nevada football star onto the 2019 roster)


Season-ticket numbers (Nevada's season-ticket base down for sixth straight season, falls 8.2 percent)

Pack depth chart (Breaking down Nevada's depth chart for season opener vs. Purdue)

Nevada adds John Humphreys (Nevada football adds John Humphreys, a graduate transfer from Arizona State)

Nevada adds Kaiden Bennett (Nevada officially adds Boise State QB transfer Kaiden Bennett)

Kaiden Bennett a walk-on (Boise State QB transfer Kaiden Bennett officially joins Nevada as walk-on)

Most memorable openers (13 most memorable season openers in Nevada football history)

The quarterback plan (Nevada plans on using one QB against Purdue, but Malik Henry ready if needed)

Nevada's record as big underdog (Nevada history of winning games as a double-digit underdog is dubious)

Preseason Mountain West rankings (Mountain West rankings: Who are the teams to beat and sleepers entering season?)

Alum reports

On Malik Reed (Nevada alum Malik Reed, the Dream Killer, makes Denver Broncos' roster)

On Brandon Marshall (Raiders release former Nevada linebacker Brandon Marshall)

On Nick Fazekas (Wolf Pack alum Nick Fazekas leads Japan into FIBA World Cup)


Kendal Stovall (Q&A with Nevada's Kendal Stovall: On building a program, a keeper's mentality and tanning)


Jackson LaDuke feature (Jackson LaDuke helping pave the way for Spanish Springs football)

Vai Kaho feature (Senior linebacker Vai Kaho helping lead Bishop Manogue football this season)

Sierra League preview (Countdown to Kickoff: The Sierra League)

Individual teams previews (Click here)

Other sports

Justin Johnson visit (JuCo prospect Justin Johnson starts official visit at Nevada on Friday)

DeAndre Henry visit (DeAndre Henry, a big man from Arizona, taking official visit to Nevada this weekend)

Abe Alvarez promoted (Abe Alvarez promoted to full-time assistant for Nevada baseball)

Reno 1868 FC addition (Reno 1868 FC adds Cuban import Luis Javier Paradela Diaz on P-1A visa)

Tyler Skaggs (Coroner: Former Aces, Angels pitcher Skaggs died of accidental overdose)

Video interviews

Purdue presser (Jay Norvell believes Nevada matches up pretty evenly with Purdue)

Tyron Criswell (Wolf Pack basketball alum Tyron Criswell headed to Thailand)

Mike Edwards (Wolf Pack color commentator Mike Edwards weighs in on game against Purdue)

Murray's Mailbag (Murray's Mailbag TV edition: Nicknames and beer bongs)

Reno Air Races (Annual Reno Air Races return to Reno Stead Airport Sept. 11-15)

Reno 1868 FC add (Reno 1868 FC adds Cuban import Luis Javier Paradela Diaz on P-1A visa)

eSports in Reno (eSports flourishing at Reno's Atlantis Resort & Casino)

Nevada baseball tournament (Nevada baseball to host annual golf tournament at Toiyabe Golf Club on Sept. 20)

Coaches show (Wolf Pack Coaches Show: Purdue preview)

Long-form videos

Training camp special (Nevada Grit: Wolf Pack Training Camp)

Offbeat News