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Gangi named starting quarterback as Wolf Pack opens up Mountain West play

Ty Gangi will start this coming Saturday against Fresno State 

It's a question that doesn't have a solidified answer just yet: Who will be the starting quarterback for the Nevada Wolf Pack?

In an interview with News 4's Alex Margulies on Monday, Sept. 25, Head Coach Jay Norvell announced that Ty Gangi would get the start against Fresno State on Saturday, Sept. 30 as the Pack opens up conference play.

Gangi has started two of four games for the silver and blue during the 2017 season. The junior from Southern California completed 16 of his 37 attempts during week one when the Pack traveled to Evanston, Illinois to take on Northwestern. In week two, Gangi completed 19 of his 37 attempts, with two touchdowns and an interception against Toledo at Mackay Stadium.

Come week three, Gangi would be benched for true freshmen Kaymen Cureton. Cureton was regarded as a three-star recruit coming out of high school in Los Angeles, with offers from college football powers Oregon and Alabama. Those programs saw Cureton as an athlete and not necessarily as a quarterback, but the Pack were among schools that were committed to him as a signal caller.

The freshmen would see his first start for the Pack against FCS opponent Idaho State. Cuerton completed 19 of his 33 attempts, finding the end zone three times, but that wouldn't be enough to leave a tally in the win column.

Nevada would head to Pullman, Washington to take on #18 Washington State on Saturday, Sept. 23. Cureton would get his second start for the silver and blue, but would be benched after just five passing attempts.

Coach Norvell replaced Cuerton with Alabama-transfer David Cornwell. Cornwell would be picked off by the Cougs defense three times while completing 13 of 25 passes.

The Pack was scoreless until late in the 4th quarter when sophomore running back Maliek Broady bulldozed his way into the end zone for 6 points.

Nevada looks to get their first win of the season on the road at Bulldog Stadium against Fresno State on Saturday, Sept. 30.




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