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.
State of Tenn. honors Peyton, Cutcliffe, Lawson
Peyton Manning, David Cutcliffe and Kara Lawson were among a slate of accomplished individuals inducted into the Tennessee Sports Hall of Fame on Saturday night.
QB Morris chooses to play for father at Arkansas
Arkansas head coach Chad Morris gained a future quarterback on Friday and also has the opportunity to coach his son in Fayetteville as Chandler Morris, the No. 237 ranked prospect in the 2020 class, announced his commitment to Arkansas.
How two tragedies shaped top NFL prospect Yetur Gross-Matos
Yetur Gross-Matos' father saved him from drowning as a toddler. His older brother died after being struck by lightning. With the help of the rest of his family, he carries their memory as he's on the verge of stardom.
Texas A&M first from SEC to expand alcohol sales
Texas A&M on Thursday became the first SEC program to announce it would sell beer and wine to the general public at Kyle Field, after the alcohol ban was lifted at this year's SEC spring meetings.
QB recruit Chandler Morris' decision: Dad and Arkansas or Dabo and Clemson?
Chandler Morris, the son of Arkansas coach Chad Morris, is a coveted recruit. But Dad has to fight for a recruiting victory over Dabo Swinney, his former neighbor.
Trevor Lawrence might be the most NFL-ready sophomore ever ... so now what?
Clemson's star quarterback could've been a top-five pick if he were eligible for this year's draft, but Lawrence wants more out of life before he conquers the NFL.