RENO, Nev. -- Cody Fajardo passed for one touchdown and ran for another to spark Nevada to a 38-16 win over San Jose State Saturday night, snapping a five-game losing streak.
Fajardo engineered a 10-play, 61-yard drive late in the first half, tossing a two-yard pass to Brandon Wimberly for the score to put the Wolf Pack (4-7, 3-5 Mountain West) up, 21-13. He added a 17-yard run for a touchdown late in the third quarter.
Fajardo was 20 of 27 for 171 passing yards and rushed 14 times for 104 yards, moving him into third place all time in total offense at Nevada, passing Eric Beavers, who totaled 9,028 yards from 1983-86.
Don Jackson carried 12 times for 97 yards and a touchdown for the Wolf Pack.
David Fales was 28 of 43 for 326 yards and a touchdown for San Jose State (5-5, 4-3).
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said Tuesday he has informed competing quarterbacks Jake Rudock and Shane Morris of his decision on a starter for the Wolverines' opener Thursday night at Utah.
No. 5 Michigan State will start redshirt freshman Vayante Copeland at one of its two cornerback spots Friday night at Western Michigan.
Less than four months removed from his transfer to Florida State, Everett Golson has been named the Seminoles' starting quarterback.
After hinting at it for more than a week, LSU coach Les Miles confirmed Monday that Brandon Harris will start at quarterback in Saturday's opener against McNeese State.
USC AD Pat Haden said he had "thoughtful conversations" with medical professionals and that "a lot of careful thought was given" before deciding on a course of action for coach Steve Sarkisian.
A final decision in Ohio State's quarterback derby won't be revealed until just before the season kicks off, but Urban Meyer isn't ruling out playing both his decorated candidates.