RENO, Nev. (AP) -
rushed for 147 yards and two touchdowns as Nevada defeated San Jose State 41-17 on Saturday.
rushed for 125 and a touchdown for the
(6-4, 4-2 WAC). With the victory, Nevada became bowl-eligible.
Kaepernick also threw for 192 yards and a touchdown. He completed 15 of 31 passes.
threw for 215 yards and two touchdowns for the Spartans (6-5, 4-3 WAC).
had nine catches for 91 yards and two touchdowns for San Jose State.
had five catches for 80 yards and one touchdown for Nevada, including a 44-yard strike from Kaepernick that put Nevada ahead
31-10 with 5:30 left in the third quarter.
scored the first 17 points of the game and led 17-3 at halftime, scoring on a 35-yard field goal by
and touchdown runs by Kaepernick and Taua.
Jared Strubecks 44-yard field goal with 34 seconds left in the half put San Jose State on the board.
The Spartans could get no closer than 14 points in the second half as Nevada controlled the clock with its running game in
the second half.
In the third quarter, the
had the ball for 11:37 compared to 3:23 for the Spartans. In the second half, Nevada had it for 9:54 to 4:06 for San Jose
's defense held the Spartans to minus-23 yards rushing, while grinding our 333 yards on the ground.