SAN JOSE -- David Fales' career night in San Jose State's 51-44 win over Wyoming was recognized on Monday with several awards.
Fales was named the National Performer of the Week by College Football Performance Awards, an organization that uses a statistical formula to hand out its awards. The CFPA also named Fales the National Quarterback Performer of the week.
For the second time in as many outings, Fales was named the Mountain West Conference's Offensive Player of the Week. He remains the only Spartan to earn such honors from the conference.
Fales was selected as one of eight Manning Award Stars of the Week for the second straight game. Voting throughout the week will determine which of the eight quarterbacks wins the award and can be done via Facebook at https://www.facebook.com/media/set/?set=a.10153382947250459.1073741847.297090315458&type=1.
The product of Palma High-Salinas also earned honorable mention Quarterback of the Week honors from the Davey O'Brien Award, which hands out an award at the end of the season for the nation's top quarterback. That annual award is partially based on fan voting at http://www.voteobrien.org/ and he's current 22nd in the voting.
Finally, Fales is in the running for the Capital One Cup Impact Performance of the Week, with voting for that award ongoing on ESPN.com at http://espn.go.com/espn/feature/index?page=caponecup.
Fales threw for a career-high 482 yards and five touchdowns. It was his 1-yard quarterback sneak for a score -- the first rushing touchdown of his career -- that was the difference with eight seconds left in the Spartans' comeback win over Wyoming.
It was Fales' second straight 400-yard passing game and third of the season. Over his past two games, Fales has completed 55 of 72 passes (76.4 percent) for 913 yards, eight touchdowns and one interception.
In SJSU's first season in the Mountain West, Fales has already set a conference record by throwing for 300-plus yards in five straight games. A pair of Brigham Young quarterbacks -- John Beck (2006) and Max Hall (2008-09) -- held the previous record of four straight.
Fales now has 6,618 career passing yards and 50 touchdowns. He's 930 yards away from Adam Tafralis' career passing yards record of 7,548 and nine touchdowns from Steve Clarkson's mark of 59.
Three of Fales' passing targets were also honored by CFPA. Chandler Jones (four catches, 129 yards, three touchdowns) and Tyler Winston (nine catches, 171 yards, touchdown) were named honorable mention Wide Receiver Performers of the Week and Billy Freeman (six catches, 119 yards) was an honorable mention Tight End Performer of the Week.
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