Cody Fajardo
Cody  Fajardo


Brea, Calif.

High School:
Servite HS

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 215




Halfway through spring, Pack is making progress

Saturday's practice will be held at Douglas High School in Minden


Fajardo readies for NFL Combine performance

Four-year starter at quarterback is Nevada's lone representative at this year's event.


Fajardo wins Golden Helmet as Nevada Football's MVP

McNeal is team's Outstanding Defensive Player


Tuesday in the Big Easy

Daily Wolf Pack report from the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl


Nine football players earn All-Mountain West honors

Hekking, Seau, Gipson, Galas and Boy all named to the second team.


Elite QB begins this week

Cody Fajardo talks about the Manning QB Camp and his appearance on several preseason watch lists.


Cody Fajardo talks to the media

Cody Fajardo talks to the media at practice on December 10, 2012.


Cody Fajardo talks to the media

Cody Fajardo talks to the media following the Wolf Pack's 27-21 loss to Boise State.


Cody Fajardo talks to the media

Cody Fajardo talks to the media at practice on November 26, 2012.


Cody Fajardo talks to the media

Cody Fajardo talks to the media at practice on November 19, 2012.


Nevada vs. UL Lafayette

Nevada takes on UL Lafayette in the New Orleans Bowl


Nevada vs. Air Force (USATSI)

Nevada vs. Air Force (USATSI)


Nevada vs. San Jose State

Nevada defeats San Jose State 21-10; photos by Kyle Terada-USA TODAY Sports


Football vs. Arizona

NCAA Football: Nevada at Arizona (USATSI)


BYU @ Nevada

BYU @ Nevada

2014: An honorable mention All-Mountain West selection … Invited to play in the 90th annual East-West Shrine Game on Jan. 17 … One of 10 finalists for the 2014 Senior CLASS Award … A four-year starter and two-time team captain, became just the second player in FBS history to reach 9,000 yards passing and 3,000 yards rushing in a career, joining Nevada alumni Colin Kaepernick … One of 11 players on the team to start in all 12 games … One of eight quarterbacks to lead their team in rushing and passing in the 2014 regular season … Completed 225-of-376 passes for 2,374 yards and 18 touchdown passes … Ran 164 times for 997 yards and 13 touchdowns with 6.1 yards per carry … Broke the program record for career completions while improving to second in career total offense … Broke the MW record for most 100-yard rushing games by a QB … At the end of the regular season, ranks third amongst active FBS players in career total offense with 12,968 yards … Recorded three 300-yard passing games and five 100-yard rushing games … Ranked third in the MW in total offense per game (280.9) … Named MW Offensive Player of the Week after completing 29-of-39 passes for 321 yards and three scores against Pac-12 foe Arizona … Accounted for 31 touchdowns on the season, bringing his career total to 101 … Threw three TD passes in a game on three occasions while rushing for at least two scores in five games … Ran for a career-best 165 yards against Fresno State … Passed for a season-best 321 yards at Arizona.

2013: Voted a captain by his teammates ... Played in 10 games with 10 starts, missing two games and hampered most of the season by injuries ... Completed 67.9 percent of his passes (243-of-358) for 2,668 yards with 13 touchdowns and only three interceptions ... Carried the ball 141 times for 621 yards and eight touchdowns ... Set career highs in completions (38), attempts (54), yards (389) and tied a career high with three touchdown passes in win over Air Force in week four ... Broke the yardage mark one week later with 393 yards in an overtime loss at San Diego State ... His third 300-yard passing performance of the season was against UNLV with 357 yards ... Opened the year with a 100-yard rushing performance (106) at the Rose Bowl against UCLA ... Had 87 rushing yards against Colorado State, including a career-long 68-yard touchdown run ... Set a Mountain West record (later broken) with 193 consecutive passing attempts without an interception ... Prior to the season he was named to the Watch List for the Maxwell Award, given to the national player of the year ... Named to the Watch List for the O'Brien Award, given to the top quarterback in the nation ... Named to the Watch List for the Hornung Award, given to the most versatile player ... Named by The Heisman Pundit to the unofficial watch list for the Heisman Trophy ... Participated in the Manning Passing Academy for the second straight season.

2012: Named second-team All-Mountain West after a breakout sophomore season in which ran for 1,121 yards and 12 touchdowns and threw for 2,786 yards and 20 scores ... Total offense of 3,907 yards marked the fourth-best single-season total in school history ... Became just the second quarterback in school history to eclipse the 1,000-yard mark in rushing ... His 246 completions ranks sixth-best in school history ... Led Nevada to season-opening win at Cal with 230 yards through the air and 97 yards and a touchdown on the ground ... Earned first career Mountain West Player of the Week award after tallying more than 400 yards of total offense and three touchdowns against South Florida ... Made 12 starts, missing the UNLV game with injury ... Threw 20 touchdowns against just nine interceptions ... Accounted for at least one touchdown in all 12 games played ... Was 10th in the nation and led the Mountain West in total offense at 325.58 yards per game ... Was 42nd nationally and seventh in the Mountain West in rushing at 93.42 yards per game ... Was 11th in the conference in scoring and 12th in all-purpose yardage ... Named to the Watch List for the Davey O'Brien Award ... Participated in the Manning Passing Academy in the offseason, one of just three sophomores nationally who were invited to the prestigious camp ... Named to Preseason All-MW Second Team by College Football Madness ... Named to Preseason All-MW Second Team by the Phil Steele.

2011: Earned Freshman of the Year honors from the Western Athletic Conference ... Took over the starting job in week five and led the Wolf Pack to five straight wins in October and November ... Completed more than 68 percent of his passes for 1,707 yards and six touchdowns with five interceptions during the ... Was third on the team in rushing with 694 yards and led the team with 11 rushing touchdowns ... Was fourth in the WAC in total offense and passing and ranked seventh in rushing ... Finished second in the WAC in passing efficiency behind teammate Tyler Lantrip ... Was second in the conference in touchdowns ... Earned a pair of WAC Offensive Player of the Week awards for his performances against New Mexico State and Hawaii ... Recorded first career 100-yard rushing game with 139 yards and two scores at Texas Tech, his father's alma mater ... Second 100-yard game was 110 yards against Louisiana Tech ... First career 300-yard passing game was 313 yards and a touchdown against Fresno State ... Led the team in scoring and total offense ... Missed the season finale against Idaho with an ankle sprain ... ... Named "The Best Running Quarterback in the WAC" by The Sporting News in the preseason.

2010: Joined the team as a true freshman and redshirted his first season at Nevada.

High School
A graduate of Servite High School in Anaheim, Calif. ... Was a member of the Honor Roll and a three-year letterman in football ... Was part of four league championship teams and led team as a senior to a state championship and a No. 3 overall ranking nationally ... Earned California Player of the Year honors and was also named Player of the Year by the Pac-5 Conference, Los Angeles Times, Orange County and the Trinity League ... Was first-team all-league as a junior ... In two seasons, completed 68.3 percent of his passes for 4,040 yards with 36 touchdowns and just seven interceptions ... Also rushed 270 times for 1,808 yards and 19 touchdowns ... Had 21 touchdowns and just two picks as a senior.

Born Cody Michael Fajardo on March 29, 1992 ... Son of Tim Fajardo and Cindy Ludwig ... Has an older brother, Cory ... Majoring in business management ... Father played football at Texas Tech and grandfather, George, played at Colorado ... Chose Nevada over Nebraska, Arizona, Washington State, UNLV, Central Michigan, Wyoming and San Jose State because he felt at home when visiting campus and felt like the Pistol offense was a perfect fit ... Was part of a reality TV show called "The Ride" ... Lists Brett Favre and Tim Tebow as his sports heroes.

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