RENO, Nev. -- The Fremont Cannon will be changing colors for the first time in nine years.
Caleb Herring passed for 335 yards and three touchdowns and UNLV defeated upstate rival Nevada 27-22 on Saturday.
The victory snapped an eight-game Wolf Pack winning streak in the series and gave the Rebels possession of the Fremont Cannon -- the most expensive trophy in college football -- for the first time since 2004.
Herring completed 29 of 42 passes and his 11-yard strike to Davis with 5:54 left in the game put the Rebels up 27-16.
The Wolf Pack defense forced the Rebels into a 3-and-out on the ensuing possession, but could not complete the comeback as Fajardo's pass to Jerico Richardson on a fourth-and-four, with 1:28 left, fell incomplete. UNLV was then able to run out the clock.
Fajardo was 24 of 40 for 357 yards and two touchdowns for Nevada (3-5 overall, 2/3 MWC).
He had a 61-yard scoring pass to Richy Turner that put the Wolf Pack ahead 13-7 with 5:52 left in the first half.
Nevada also had three first-half field goals of 40, 22 and 43 yards -- to lead 16-14 at halftime.
Herring had touchdown passes of 44 and 11 yards to Davis, and also hooked up with Maika Mataele from 16 yards.
The Wolf Pack had 13 penalties for 105 yards, lost one fumble and was intercepted once. UNLV was penalized three times for 35 yards and lost one fumble.
South Carolina AD Ray Tanner is not "100 percent sure" Saturday's game vs. No. 7 LSU will be played at Williams-Brice Stadium because of devastating floods that hit the state.
UCLA junior linebacker Myles Jack has withdrawn from school and will enter the NFL draft, making the decision just weeks after suffering a season-ending knee injury.
A judge has dismissed simple assault charges against Rutgers wide receiver Leonte Carroo after the woman he allegedly attacked after a football game said she didn't want to testify.
Auburn senior receiver D'haquille Williams has been dismissed from the team.
Colorado coach Mike MacIntyre said he was sorry for getting into a sideline altercation with an assistant coach during a 41-24 loss to Oregon over the weekend.
Alabama coach Nick Saban took exception with the media's outlook on his team prior to Saturday's win at Georgia, lashing out at those who "buried" the Crimson Tide.