Colin Kaepernick ran for 148 yards and three touchdowns and passed for 181 yards and two more scores to help keep Nevada unbeaten with a 52-31 victory over California on Friday night at Reno.
Marlon Johnson returned an interception 65 yards for a touchdown for the Wolf Pack (3-0).
Shane Vereen ran for a 198 yards and three touchdowns for the Bears (2-1), who had a 22-1-1 record against Nevada entering the game and had won their only previous game in Reno 81-6 in 1915.
Southern Mississippi 31, Kansas 16 — Austin Davis threw for 155 yards and ran for 61 yards and a touchdown to lead Golden Eagles (2-1) over the Jayhawks (1-2) at Hattiesburg, Miss.
The Golden Eagles won despite several missed opportunities, dropping two passes that could have been interceptions in the first half, including one that looked to be a touchdown.