Maier was 24-of-48 passing with no interceptions and Gilliam had 16 carries for 46 yards. Jared Harrell finished with six receptions for 81 yards and a touchdown for UC Davis (2-0).
San Diego (1-1) scored three touchdowns in fewer than three minutes to take a 21-20 lead when Zach Nelson scored on a 1-yard run with 4:06 left in the third quarter. Gilliam had two 11-yard touchdown runs and Vincent White returned an interception 48 yards for a score to make it 40-21 after the PAT failed. On USD's next play from scrimmage on Cade Peacock picked off a pass from Anthony Lawrence, setting up a 26-yard touchdown run by Tehran Thomas.
Lawrence was 20-of-38 passing for 272 yards and one touchdown with two interceptions for the Toreros.
American team takes NFLPA Collegiate Bowl
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Brett Rypien, Easton Stick help West beat East in Shrine Game
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Presidents of Texas, Texas A&M support renewing rivalry
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UConn AD won't rule out cutting some sports amid $40M budget gap
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Jury convicts former Utah State player Torrey Green of rape charges
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Former Georgia DB Deangelo Gibbs transferring to Tennessee
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