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Sports Guys: On Arizona's Zellers, Nevada's Fajardo

TUCSON, Ariz. -- Arizona Wildcats nose guard Jeff Worthy is questionable for Saturday's home game against Nevada because of a concussion, which could leave his starting job to an undersized walk-on. Redshirt freshman Parker Zellers, listed at 6-foot-1 and 247 pounds, has been Worthy's backup through two games. Zellers has two tackles. He began to get public notice with a...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
10 days ago  |  Discuss

Jackson, Fajardo help Nevada deal Washingon St. second loss

  Don Jackson ran for two touchdowns and Nevada's defense allowed a lone field goal in the second half Friday night as the Wolf Pack beat Washington State 24-13. Cody Fajardo passed for 110 yards and ran for another 100 to join Colin Kaepernick as one of only three players in school history to surpass 10,000 career total offense yards for Nevada (2-0). Connor Halliday passed...
Via AP on Fox
17 days ago  |  Discuss

2015 NFL Draft: Chuckie Keeton, Cody Fajardo and What the Two Best Seniors Need to Improve On in 2014

The past two NFL drafts saw multiple draft analysts argue about the top quarterback prospects. The Andrew Luck-built Blake Bortles vs. under-appreciated Teddy Bridgewater vs. the superstar Johnny Manziel debate was one of constant discussion. And of course, the argument that team’s should “wait” on a quarterback for the later rounds or the following year draft persisted. For...
Via Optimum Scouting
June 13, 2014  |  Discuss

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

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...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2013  |  Discuss

College Fantasy Football 2013: Week 9 Start 'Em, Sit 'Em QBs

Start ‘Em:Brett Hundley – UCLA vs. OregonHundley had a terrible game last week against Stanford and is looking to rebound versus Oregon this week. This game could be a fantasy owners dream and Hundley could play a big role in all the scoring. Look for Hundley to throw all day long to keep pace with the juggernaut that is the Oregon offense.STAFF PICK - KEVIN MOUNT      Cody...
Via Football Nation
October 24, 2013  |  Discuss

Nevada rolls over UC Davis 36-7 in home opener

Cody Fajardo threw efficiently, completing 18 of 21 passes for 239 yards, and Nevada rolled over UC Davis 36-7 on Saturday night. Nevada (1-1) avenged a season-opening loss at No. 21 UCLA with a commanding win over UC Davis (0-2) in its home opener. Brian Polian won his first game as coach of the Wolf Pack. Fajardo scored the first touchdown of the game on a 7-yard run and later...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Q&A With Nevada Quarterback Cody Fajardo

Nevada junior quarterback Cody Fajardo is quietly following NFL sensation and former Wolf Pack quarterback Colin Kaepernick’s footsteps as an offensive threat, leader, and winner. The exciting dual-threat playcaller helped lead Nevada to a 7-5 regular season record and a bowl game berth. With the pistol as his weapon, Fajardo completed 67% of his passes for 2,786 passing yards...
Via Taking Bad Schotz
May 29, 2013  |  Discuss

Nevada beats New Mexico 31-24

Nevada's Cody Fajardo threw three touchdown passes and ran for a career-high 186 yards Saturday to help the Wolf Pack beat New Mexico 31-24 and end a three-game losing streak. Fajardo hit Brandon Wimberly from 2 yards out for what proved to be the winning score with 4 minutes left in the third quarter for Nevada (7-4, 4-3 Mountain West). The Lobos (4-8, 1-6), who have lost...
Via AP on Fox
November 17, 2012  |  Discuss

Fajardo latest to Pistol whip Cal defense

California's defense again has no answers for the Pistol offense, falling to an efficient, masterful performance from Nevada quarterback Cody Fajardo.
September 02, 2012  |  Discuss

University of Nevada Freshman Brought to Tears After Winning $100,000 During SEC Championship Game (Video)

Ivon Padilla-Rodriguez, a freshman at the University of Nevada-Reno, won $100,000 to go toward her college tuition from Dr. Pepper on Saturday during halftime of the SEC Championship game between LSU and Georgia. By throwing 13 footballs through a giant Dr. Pepper can five yards away, she was declared the winner. In preparation for the contest, Padilla-Rodriguez enlisted the help...
December 03, 2011  |  Discuss
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