August 21, 2014
RENO - Nevada's Cody Fajardo did not make the cut as a semifinalist for the Maxwell Award.
Fajardo was one of the 30 initial candidates for the award, which is given out every year to the top quarterback in college football.
He has completed 67.8% of his passes this season, throwing for 1,750 yards and nine touchdowns with just one interception. He has also ran the ball 84 times for 313 yards and five more TD's.
Here's the list of this year's semifinalists:
Tajh Boyd SR QB Clemson
Teddy Bridgewater JR QB Louisville
Ka'Deem Carey JR RB Arizona
Derek Carr SR QB Fresno State
Brandin Cooks JR WR Oregon State
Mike Evans Soph WR Texas A & M
Melvin Gordon Soph RB Wisconsin
Sean Mannion JR QB Oregon State
Johnny Manziel Soph QB Texas A & M
Marcus Mariota Soph QB Oregon
AJ McCarron SR QB Alabama
Aaron Murray SR QB Georgia
Bryce Petty JR QB Baylor
Bishop Sankey JR RB Washington
Lache Seastrunk JR RB Baylor
Jameis Winston FR QB Florida State