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Hoping to end skid, Pack hosts San Jose Spartans this Saturday

By ThisIsReno

Wolf Pack logoNEVADA WOLF PACK (3-7, 2-5 MW) vs. SAN JOSE STATE STATE SPARTANS (5-4, 4-2 MW)

Date: Saturday, Nov. 16, 2013.

Kickoff Time: 7:36 p.m. (Pacific).

Stadium: Chris Ault Field at Mackay Stadium

Location: Reno, Nev.

Radio: Wolf Pack Radio Network (Flagship: ESPN Radio 94.5 FM/630 AM) with Ryan Radtke (PxP) and Chris Vargas (analyst). Pre-game show with the broadcast crew begins 90 minutes prior to kickoff.

TV: ESPNU with Joe Davis (PxP) and David Diaz-Infante (analyst)

Series: Nevada leads 16-8-2

Last Meeting: Nevada won 17-14 in San Jose, Calif., in 2011

GAME NOTES:

 

• Saturday’s game is televised on ESPNU
• Series between Nevada and San Jose dates back to 1899 but the bulk of the meetings (16) have come since 1992
• Nevada leads the series 16-8-2 and has won four straight and nine of the last 10
• This will be the first meeting between the teams within the Mountain West Conference
• Nevada quarterback Cody Fajardo has 300-yard passing efforts in three of Nevada’s last six games
• Fajardo needs 20 yards of total offense to pass Eric Beavers (9,028, 1983-86) for third place all-time at Nevada
• Nevada wideout Brandon Wimberly has caught a pass in 50 straight games — all 50 games of his career .  He  has more catches (240) than any other active player in the FBS
• Fajardo is sixth amongst active players nationally in completion percentage at 67.5% and total offense yards per game at 300.3
• Fajardo is over the 9,000-yard mark in total offense and over the 6,000-yard mark in passing yards in his career.