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 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).