PROVO, Utah -- Colin Kaepernick threw for 196 yards and a touchdown and ran for 82 yards and another score Saturday as Nevada beat BYU 27-13.
Vai Taua added 133 yards rushing and a touchdown for the Wolf Pack (4-0), who are off to their best start since going 12-0 to begin the 1991 season.
BYU (1-3) lost its third straight game for the first time in five years.
Kaepernick led five scoring drives of nine plays or more. He threw a 6-yard touchdown pass to Courtney Randall on the game's first possession and added a 4-yard TD run in the second quarter that gave the Wolf Pack a 21-7 lead.
True freshman quarterback Jake Heaps completed 24 of 45 passes for 229 yards in his first college start for BYU.
J.J. DiLuigi scored the Cougars' only touchdown on a 2-yard run. He finished with 67 yards rushing and added eight receptions for 56 yards.