Nevada quarterback Colin Kaepernick completed 14-of-19 passes for 138 yards and a touchdown as No. 15 Nevada leads Boston College 17-7 at halftime of the Kraft Fight Hunger Bowl.
"Anemic," said BC coach Frank Spaziani about his offense in the 1st half. "I think we have to execute a little bit."
Boston College scored first on freshman running back Andre Williams’ (10 carries, 53 yards) 30-yard touchdown run with 8:30 left in the first quarter, but the Wolf Pack responded with 17 unanswered points to close out the opening half.
Vai Taua leads the Wolf Pack rushing game with 47 yards on 14 carries. Rishard Matthews had 78 yards and a touchdown on six catches in the first half for Nevada.
Eagles true freshman quarterback Chase Rettig has completed 4-of-9 passes for 17 yards. Williams has seven net yards entering halftime.
Nevada had 192 total yards in the first half while BC was held to 68 total yards.
Montel Harris, the Eagles’ leading rusher, has not played a single down despite being listed as the game’s starting running back.