Great crowd on a beautiful day at Mackay Stadium
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.
2012: Will look to earn more playing time in the defensive backfield after playing in 10 games, mostly on special teams, in 2011.
2011: Played in 10 games with no starts ... Saw playing time mostly on special teams ...Was credited with 10 tackles on the year ...Had three games with two tackles ...Had one kick return for nine yards against Texas Tech ...Suffered a broken leg in the regular season finale against Idaho.
2010: Joined the team as a true freshman and redshirted his first season at Nevada.
A graduate of Monterey Trail High School in Elk Grove, Calif. ... Was a two-year letterwinner in football and also lettered twice in basketball and track and field ... Was a two-time All-Delta River League selection as a defensive back and helped team to league championship.
Born Evan Royce Favors on Feb. 10, 1992 ... Son of Vera Favors and Eddie Favors ... Has an older brother, Marcus ... Three half-brothers all played college football: Jerry Favors (Nevada/South Dakota); Brian Favors (UC Davis); Kenny Favors (South Carolina) ... Chose Nevada over a number of West Coast schools because it was the best fit, athletically and academically ... Enjoys sleeping, video games and eating in his free time.