Wolf Pack's season opener is Saturday at newly renovated Memorial Stadium in Berkeley.
Nevada 2013: Enters his junior season with a chance to emerge as the projected starter at one of the cornerback spots 2012: Played in nine games with his first career start coming at Texas State ... Established a career high with five tackles in that win over the Bobcats ... Credited with eight tackles on the year. 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.
High School 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.
Personal 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.