Team Stats

  • Total Yards

    • NEV 659
    • 578 ARIZ
  • Turnovers

    • NEV 4
    • 3 ARIZ
  • Possession

    NEV ARIZ
    20:28 38:57
  • 1st Downs

    • NEV 39
    • 31 ARIZ

Game Information

University Stadium (NM)
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Coverage: ESPN/ESPN3D
  • Albuquerque, NM 87131
  • Line: ARIZ -8.5
  • Over/Under: 80
Attendance: 24,610
12/15/2012 Associated Press

Arizona's 2 TDs in final 46 seconds stun Nevada

Matt Scott threw two short touchdown passes in the final 46 seconds and college football's postseason started with a wild one when Arizona rallied past Nevada 49-48 Saturday in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl.

Scoring Summary

ESPN/ESPN3D1234T
Nevada211014348
Arizona72102149
first QuarterNEVARIZ
TD
12:12
Stefphon Jefferson rush for 16 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nevada drive: 8 plays 75 yards, 02:48 nevada td, 2:48
70
XP
12:12
Allen Hardison extra point GOOD.
nevada drive: 8 plays 75 yards, 02:48 nevada td, 2:48
70
TD
4:43
Cody Fajardo pass complete to Zach Sudfeld for 17 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nevada drive: 8 plays 48 yards, 03:05 nevada td, 3:05
140
XP
4:43
Allen Hardison extra point GOOD.
nevada drive: 8 plays 48 yards, 03:05 nevada td, 3:05
140
TD
4:29
Cody Fajardo pass complete to Zach Sudfeld for 28 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nevada drive: 1 play 28 yards, 00:14 nevada td, 0:14
210
XP
4:29
Allen Hardison extra point GOOD.
nevada drive: 1 play 28 yards, 00:14 nevada td, 0:14
210
TD
1:52
Ka'Deem Carey rush for 21 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
arizona drive: 11 plays 72 yards, 02:37 arizona td, 2:37
217
XP
1:52
John Bonano extra point GOOD.
arizona drive: 11 plays 72 yards, 02:37 arizona td, 2:37
217
second QuarterNEVARIZ
TD
12:46
Matt Scott rush for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
arizona drive: 9 plays 71 yards, 02:20 arizona td, 2:20
2114
XP
12:46
John Bonano extra point GOOD.
arizona drive: 9 plays 71 yards, 02:20 arizona td, 2:20
2114
TD
10:23
Ka'Deem Carey rush for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
arizona drive: 8 plays 59 yards, 01:21 arizona td, 1:21
2121
XP
10:23
John Bonano extra point GOOD.
arizona drive: 8 plays 59 yards, 01:21 arizona td, 1:21
2121
TD
5:57
Stefphon Jefferson rush for 14 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nevada drive: 11 plays 76 yards, 04:26 nevada td, 4:26
2821
XP
5:57
Allen Hardison extra point GOOD.
nevada drive: 11 plays 76 yards, 04:26 nevada td, 4:26
2821
TD
4:22
Ka'Deem Carey rush for 9 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
arizona drive: 6 plays 75 yards, 01:35 arizona td, 1:35
2828
XP
4:22
John Bonano extra point GOOD.
arizona drive: 6 plays 75 yards, 01:35 arizona td, 1:35
2828
FG
0:00
Allen Hardison 27 yard field goal GOOD.
nevada drive: 16 plays 65 yards, 04:22 nevada end half, 4:22
3128
third QuarterNEVARIZ
TD
9:19
Cody Fajardo pass complete to Richy Turner for 33 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
nevada drive: 11 plays 89 yards, 04:13 nevada td, 4:13
3728
XP
9:19
Allen Hardison extra point GOOD.
nevada drive: 11 plays 89 yards, 04:13 nevada td, 4:13
3828
TD
1:33
Cody Fajardo rush for 1 yard for a TOUCHDOWN.
nevada drive: 15 plays 84 yards, 06:26 nevada td, 6:26
4428
XP
1:33
Allen Hardison extra point GOOD.
nevada drive: 15 plays 84 yards, 06:26 nevada td, 6:26
4528
fourth QuarterNEVARIZ
TD
14:44
Matt Scott pass complete to Austin Hill for 63 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
arizona drive: 7 plays 89 yards, 01:49 arizona td, 1:49
4534
XP
14:44
John Bonano extra point GOOD.
arizona drive: 7 plays 89 yards, 01:49 arizona td, 1:49
4535
FG
1:48
Allen Hardison 25 yard field goal GOOD.
nevada drive: 10 plays 29 yards, 04:27 nevada fg, 4:27
4835
TD
0:42
Matt Scott pass complete to Austin Hill for 2 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
arizona drive: 6 plays 75 yards, 01:06 arizona td, 1:06
4841
XP
0:42
John Bonano extra point GOOD.
arizona drive: 6 plays 75 yards, 01:06 arizona td, 1:06
4842
TD
0:19
Matt Scott pass complete to Terrence Miller for 2 yards for a TOUCHDOWN.
arizona drive: 3 plays 51 yards, 00:23 arizona td, 0:23
4848
XP
0:19
John Bonano extra point GOOD.
arizona drive: 3 plays 51 yards, 00:23 arizona td, 0:23
4849

Research Notes

  • Arizona's football and basketball teams both had big comebacks Saturday, leading for a combined 1-minute and 43 seconds.The football team trailed by as many as 21 points and only led for the final 19 seconds of the game.The hoops team trailed by 11 with nine-and-a-half minutes left, never led by more than 2, and stormed back, to win by a point.

  • Arizona trailed Nevada 48-35 with 1:48 remaining in Saturday's New Mexico Bowl before scoring 14 unanswered to win 49-48.They are the 1st team to overcome a double-digit deficit in the final 2 minutes of regulation to win since Oregon against Oklahoma in 2006.

  • Arizona and Nevada combined for 70 1st downs in their matchup in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl on Saturday.That sets a new record for most combined 1st downs in a bowl game, breaking the old mark of 62 set by North Carolina State and Kansas in the 2003 Mazda Tangerine Bowl.In addition, Nevada had 39 1st downs in the game, breaking the record for most 1st downs by a SINGLE team in a bowl game of 36, first set by Oklahoma in the 1991 Gator Bowl against Virginia and later equaled by Marshall in the 2001 GMAC Bowl against East Carolina.

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