Burton De Koning
Burton De Koning


Folsom, Calif.

High School:
Folsom HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 225




Pinpoint passing by Fajardo sparks Nevada

Farjado completes 18 of 21 passes for 239 yards in 36-7 win over UC Davis.


Fajardo Shines as Blue Tops Silver in Spring Game

Great crowd on a beautiful day at Mackay Stadium


Nevada Has 37 Student-Athletes on 2012 Fall Academic All-Mountain West Team

League-record 409 student-athletes on the 2012 fall team


Fajardo Leads Nevada Past Cal, 31-24

Cody Fajardo completed 25 of 32 passes for 230 yards and added 101 yards rushing.


Nevada Opens 2012 Campaign At Cal

Wolf Pack's season opener is Saturday at newly renovated Memorial Stadium in Berkeley.

2013: Enters fall camp with an opportunity to compete for a starting job in the linebacking corps.
2012: Saw time on special teams and as a reserve linebacker behind a senior-laden starting trio ... Played in 10 games with no starts ... Credited with two tackles, one at Hawaii and one against Boise State.
2011: Joined Nevada as a true freshman and redshirted his first season.

High School
A graduate of Folsom (Calif.) High School ... Was a three-year letterwinner in football who led the team to conference and state championships as a senior ... Named first-team All-Delta River League as a junior and senior ... Earned first-team all-area honors from the Sacramento Bee and was also named second-team All-NorCal and third-team All-State as a senior ... Was second-team all-league in baseball as a senior and was a two-time letterwinner on the diamond.

Born Burton Taylor De Koning on Aug. 25, 1992 ... Son of Jim De Koning and Becky and David Tyner ... Has two older brothers, Casey and Ryan ... Has not yet decided on a major ... Had recruiting interest from a number of schools, including Oregon, Oregon State, Stanford, LSU, Fresno State and Wyoming but chose Nevada because "it felt like home" ... Enjoys working out, listening to music and playing the drums.

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