Cornett's first-quarter run was the longest rushing score for the Rebels (1-2) in 22 years.
The Warriors (1-2), which were a 20 1/2-point favorite, fumbled four times.
UNLV's Caleb Herring was 17 of 29 passing for 178 yards and two touchdowns, both to Payne.
USC's athletic fortunes are won and lost with the football program, and on that note, Pat Haden's legacy is TBA.
ESPN's Travis Haney joins The Paul Finebaum Show to analyze where the SEC coaches stand after Signing Day.
Butch Davis thinks Alabama was very smart to schedule USC for their first game next season.
Kevin Sumlin's "Swagcopter" became a symbol of Texas A&M's influence on the recruiting trail. But there are signs that the Aggies are losing momentum.
Desmond King joins SportsCenter to talk about forgoing the NFL Draft to return to Iowa for his senior season.
Florida QB Treon Harris is currently spending time at wide receiver during offseason workouts, but the move hasn't been finalized.