Nevada flagged for unsportsmanlike conduct: french fries on the field

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Barry Werner
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It could only happen in the Famous Idaho Potato Bowl. An unsportsmanlike conduct penalty on Nevada in the final minute of its victory over Tulane on Tuesday.

The cause for the flag: french fries on the field. And some Gatorade.

The Wolf Pack were leading 38-20 when they decided to douse coach Jay Norvell with the traditional french-fry bath and followed with the drink to wash them down.

The problem was the game was not over and the officials threw the flag on Nevada.

The 15-yard penalty set Tulane up at its 35-yard line and

Cameron Carroll took advantage of the better field position and ran for a 65-yard score as time wound down.