Nevada has seen 499 of its student-athletes graduate in the past eight years.
Nevada plays host to Boise State for regular season finale
Saturday's game marks first Mountain West home game for Nevada
Cody Fajardo threw for three touchdowns and ran for one more as Nevada (4-1, 1-0 Mountain West) defeated Texas State 34-21 on Saturday afternoon.
Wolf Pack's season opener is Saturday at newly renovated Memorial Stadium in Berkeley.
Mark Avery talks to the media following the Wolf Pack's 34-21 win over Texas State.
2012: Will compete for playing time and a position on the depth chart in his senior season.
2011: Saw playing time in one game against New Mexico.
2010: Saw playing time in a pair of games and set a career high with two tackles against New Mexico State ... Also played against Colorado State but did not record a tackle.
2009: Provided depth on the defensive front in his first season of playing time after redshirting his first season.
2008: Redshirted his first season at Nevada.
A graduate of Amos Alonzo Stagg High School in Stockton, Calif. ... Was a two-year letterwinner in football ... Was a second-team all-league selection in 2006 and a first-teamer in 2007 ... Named second-team all-area in 2007.
Born Mark Avery II on April 24, 1989 in Stockton, Calif. ... Son of Ava Jones and Mark Avery ... Has not decided on a major ... Has two brothers.