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Cody
Fajardo
#7 Quarterback
Cody
Fajardo
#7 Quarterback
Height 6'2
Weight 223 lbs
Birth Date (Age) 1992-03-29 (30)
Born Brea, CA
School Nevada
Status AMER
Completions 232
Attempts 332
Yards 2794
Touchdowns 14

ACQUIRED: Signed with the Riders in February 2019.

YEARS WITH CFL: 6

YEARS WITH THE RIDERS: 3

 

2021: Started 13 regular-season games, throwing for 2,970 yards (third in the league) and 14 touchdowns (second in the league). Added 468 yards rushing (seventh in the league) and four touchdowns on the ground (fifth in the league). Started both the West-Semi Final and West Final, adding another 464 yards passing and two touchdowns as well as 110 yards rushing and one touchdown. Named the Roughriders’ Most Outstanding Player.

 

PRO: Signed an extension in January 2021. Re-signed with the Riders in October 2019.  Signed with the B.C. Lions as a free agent in February 2018 after spending time with the Toronto Argonauts. Fajardo played in 18 regular-season games as a backup quarterback for the B.C. Lions completing 14 of 20 pass attempts for 153 yards and one touchdown. In 2019, Fajardo became the starting quarterback for the Green and White. He led the league with 4,302 passing yards, threw for 18 touchdowns and added an additional 611 rushing yards and 10 touchdowns.  Fajardo was named a West division All-Star, a CFL All-Star and named the West Division’s Most Outstanding Player.

 

CAREER HIGHLIGHTS:

  • CFL All-Star 2019
  • CFL West Division All-Star: 2019
  • West Division Most Outstanding Player 2019
  • Roughriders Most Outstanding Player: 2019, 2021
  • First CFL start June 20, 2019 vs. Ottawa
  • Grey Cup champion: 2017

 

COLLEGE: Spent four seasons at the University of Nevada (2011-14) playing in 45 career collegiate games.  While there, he completed 878 of 1,348 pass attempts (65.1%) for 9,659 yards and 57 touchdowns and added 636 carries for 3,482 yards and 44 touchdowns. Fajardo was named second-team All-Mountain West in 2012 and the Western Athletic Conference’s Freshman of the year in 2011.  He became just the second player in FBS history to reach 9,000 yards passing and 3,000 yards rushing in career, joining Nevada alumni Colin Kaepernick.

 

MEDIA:

Seasons

Passing

YEAR TEAM GP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
2016
TOR 8 11 18 107 2 0 5.9
2017
TOR 18 18 30 154 2 0 5.1
2018
BC 18 14 20 153 1 1 7.7
2019
SSK 18 338 473 4302 18 8 9.1
2021
SSK 13 281 404 2970 14 11 7.4
2022
SSK 13 232 332 2794 14 10 8.4
Total
88 894 1277 10480 51 30 8.2

Rushing

YEAR TEAM GP CAR YDS TDS AVG LG
2016
TOR 8 21 89 3 4.2 13
2017
TOR 18 59 240 5 4.1 19
2018
BC 18 42 108 5 2.6 12
2019
SSK 18 107 611 10 5.7 22
2021
SSK 13 78 468 4 6.0 29
2022
SSK 13 65 284 7 4.4 18
Total
88 372 1800 34 4.8 29

Game Log

Passing

DATE WEEK OPP COMP ATT YDS TD INT AVG
06-11
1 HAM 22 32 311 1 0 9.7
06-18
2 EDM 20 26 247 1 0 9.5
06-23
3 MTL 17 28 191 0 2 6.8
07-02
4 MTL 18 29 224 2 0 7.7
07-08
5 OTT 17 22 231 2 0 10.5
07-16
6 TOR 24 34 284 2 3 8.4
07-29
8 BC 18 27 168 1 1 6.2
08-13
10 EDM 11 20 130 1 1 6.5
08-19
11 BC 8 13 41 0 2 3.2
08-26
12 BC 19 24 321 2 0 13.4
09-04
13 WPG 23 32 292 0 1 9.1
09-10
14 WPG 15 18 124 0 0 6.9
09-16
15 EDM 20 27 230 2 0 8.5
Total
232 332 2794 14 10 8.2

Rushing

DATE WEEK OPP CAR YDS TD AVG LG
06-11
1 HAM 10 42 1 4.2 15
06-18
2 EDM 5 10 0 2.0 3
06-23
3 MTL 4 13 0 3.3 9
07-02
4 MTL 1 1 1 1.0 1
07-08
5 OTT 4 12 0 3.0 7
07-16
6 TOR 4 20 0 5.0 10
07-29
8 BC 2 3 1 1.5 2
08-13
10 EDM 8 51 2 6.4 16
08-19
11 BC 3 5 0 1.7 2
08-26
12 BC 6 38 0 6.3 14
09-04
13 WPG 5 9 1 1.8 4
09-10
14 WPG 7 33 1 4.7 14
09-16
15 EDM 6 47 0 7.8 18
Total
65 284 7 3.7 115