San Jose State at Nevada

Fajardo's 2 TDs get Nevada past San Jose St, 38-16


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RENO, Nev. (AP) Cody Fajardo passed for one touchdown and ran for another to spark Nevada to a 38-16 win over San Jose State Saturday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.

Fajardo engineered a 10-play, 61-yard drive late in the first half, tossing a two-yard pass to Brandon Wimberly for the score to put the Wolf Pack (4-7, 3-5 Mountain West) up, 21-13. He added a 17-yard run for a touchdown late in the third quarter.

Fajardo was 20 of 27 for 171 passing yards and rushed 14 times for 104 yards, moving him into third place all time in total offense at Nevada, passing Eric Beavers, who totaled 9,028 yards from 1983-86.

Don Jackson carried 12 times for 97 yards and a touchdown for the Wolf Pack.

David Fales was 28 of 43 for 326 yards and a touchdown for San Jose State (5-5, 4-3).

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Scoring Summary
NEVADAKendall Brock 2 yd run (Brent Zuzo kick)
SJSTAustin Lopez 47 yd FG
SJSTBilly Freeman 5 yd pass from David Fales (Austin Lopez kick)
NEVADAKendall Brock 1 yd run (Brent Zuzo kick)
SJSTAustin Lopez 44 yd FG
NEVADABrandon Wimberly 2 yd pass from Cody Fajardo (Brent Zuzo kick)
SJSTAustin Lopez 50 yd FG
NEVADADon Jackson 39 yd run (Brent Zuzo kick)
NEVADACody Fajardo 17 yd run (Brent Zuzo kick)
NEVADABrent Zuzo 44 yd FG
 
Team Stats
 SJSTNEVADA
First Downs2125
Third Down Efficiency5-156-12
Fourth Down Efficiency0-30-1
Plays-Net Yards75-38478-482
Rushes-Yds30-5851-311
Passing Yds326171
Kick Return Yds9839
Punt Return Yds039
Passes28-45-020-27-0
Punts5-2534-205
Fumbles-Lost1-11-1
Penalties-Yds3-255-40
Time of Poss.29:1830:42
 
Individual Stats
RUSHING
SJST: Thomas Tucker 7-49, Jarrod Lawson 14-32, Jason Simpson 1-7, Tim Crawley 2-6, Blake Jurich 2--13, David Fales 4--23
NEVADA: Cody Fajardo 14-104, Kendall Brock 17-85, Don Jackson 11-80, Richy Turner 1-35, Nathan Lytle 4-8, Chris Solomon 2-3, Team 2--4
PASSING
SJST: David Fales 28-43-326-0, Blake Jurich 0-1-0-0, Team 0-1-0-0
NEVADA: Cody Fajardo 20-27-171-0
RECEIVING
SJST: Chandler Jones 6-77, Billy Freeman 5-53, Tyler Winston 5-25, Jarrod Lawson 4-31, Thomas Tucker 3-49, Tim Crawley 3-15, Hansell Wilson 1-56, Shane Smith 1-20
NEVADA: Brandon Wimberly 11-93, Richy Turner 3-38, Kendall Brock 3-26, Hasaan Henderson 3-14
 
Standings
TeamStandingsConferenceOverall
San Jose State5th Mountain West West2-63-9
Nevada3rd Mountain West West4-47-6

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