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.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
The destination for Week 6 of the Big 12 Ultimate Road Trip is unanimous, as all three conference reporters would head to the Red River Rivalry.