Nevada looking to stop turnovers in home opener against Missouri

Wednesday, September 23, 2009 | 12:01 a.m. CDT

COLUMBIA — There were high expectations for the Nevada football team before the season. The 2008 team finished 5-3 in the Western Athletic Conference. The league’s coaches predicted the team would build on that record and finish second in the league behind Boise State, which is ranked No. 8 in the country in this week’s Associated Press poll.