Rogers was 6-of-13 passing for 119 yards and three TDs and added 103 yards rushing and one score on 10 carries. The Rebels (1-1) had 29 first downs and finished with 414 yards rushing.
Jason Filley's 33-yard field goal pulled UTEP (0-2) within four points late in the first quarter but UNLV outscored the Miners 24-0 in the second and, after the Rebels' Farrell Hester recovered a fumble on the opening kickoff of the second half, Thomas scored on a 4-yard run to make it 45-10 with 14:35 left in the third quarter.
Manny Wilkins pass is intercepted by Stanford's Paulson Adebo for ASU's third turnover of the night.
Justice Hansen threw three touchdown passes and ran for two scores, helping Arkansas State beat Georgia State 51-35 on Thursday night.
Stanford RB Cameron Scarlett drives in a 1-yard touchdown to extend the lead to 20-6.
Stanford QB K. J. Costello finds a wide-open JJ Arcega-Whiteside for a 28-yard touchdown to give the Cardinal a 13-6 lead.
Stanford RB Bryce Love loves left and gets brought down awkwardly, then would limp to the bench.
In field goal range, Arizona State runs a trick play where N'Keal Harry's pass is intercepted by Stanford's Sean Barton late in the second quarter.