Quarterback Quinn Kaehler threw a 13-yard touchdown pass to Eric Judge in overtime and San Diego State beat Nevada 51-44 on Friday night.
Down 44-23, Nevada's quarterback Cody Fajardo had directed three touchdown drives in the fourth quarter as the Wolf Pack wiped out a huge deficit to tie the game with 1:53 left on a 5-yard TD pass to Richy Turner.
Kaehler, who completed 23 of 32 passes for 286 yards and two touchdowns, threw a 9-yard pass to Adam Muema on a first-down play in overtime.
Three plays later, Kaehler found Judge over the middle from 13 yards.
The Aztecs defense stifled Fajardo on three passes after a motion penalty put the Wolf Pack back to the 30.
Fajardo completed 33 of 52 passes for 393 yards, but had two fumbles that San Diego State turned into two touchdowns.
Muema and Donnel Pumphrey each rushed for more than 100 yards for San Diego State.