a redshirt freshman from Okanogan, thrilled the sold out Seahawk Stadium
crowd of 67,000 in what otherwise was a less than thrilling performance by
a Cougar team saddled with great expectations.
Nevada opened the scoring with an 8-yard run by Chance Kretschmer in the first quarter, but was unable to hit paydirt again. Senior Cougar receiver Jerome Riley took a Jason Gesser pass 44-yards in the second quarter to start the Wazzu run of 31 unanswered points.
Derting's 98-yard interception runback broke the 93-yard record set by Lionel Thomas in 1969 against UCLA.
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