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.
No longer the Civil War, Oregon plays Oregon State on Friday
— Although it's no longer called the Civil War, the rivalry between Oregon and Oregon State is still heated even in a short and unusual season.
College football Week 13 betting nuggets
Here are numbers you can use to analyze this week's biggest games, including Alabama hosting Auburn in the Iron Bowl.
Colorado State Rams-Air Force Falcons football game canceled
Thursday's Colorado State at Air Force football game has been called off because of an uptick in COVID-19 cases within the Rams program.
Kentucky Wildcats already down 18 players for game vs. Florida Gators due to coronavirus
Kentucky coach Mark Stoops said the team "can't afford any more" personnel losses ahead of its scheduled game at No. 6 Florida as it goes through another round of COVID-19 testing on Thursday morning.
USC Trojans resume practice as football game vs. Colorado Buffaloes still on
One additional Trojans player tested positive for the coronavirus and five others have been placed into quarantine after being designated as close contacts.
How will Saban's isolation impact Iron Bowl and beyond?
AL.com Senior Sports Editor John Talty joins The Paul Finebaum Show to discuss the potentially prolonged impact of Alabama head coach Nick Saban's quarantine.