Rams Down New Mexico 14-10 - Match Report
The Rams were Week 1 winners on Saturday, coming out on top of the Lobos by a score of 14-10 at University Stadium.
The Rams earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 7-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 48.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Pete Thomas completed 22 of 26 pass attempts for 178 yards for the Rams in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
James Wright rushed for 65 yards for New Mexico, while Tarean Austin added 57 yards. Tarean Austin threw for 179 yards for the Lobos, while receivers Deon Long and Lamaar Thomas had 79 and 34 yards respectively.
Colorado State was outgained by New Mexico 329-270 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-12 by the Lobos.
The time of possession battle favored New Mexico as their offense was on the field for 33:34, longer than the 26:26 of their opponents.
Colorado State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against N. Colorado. New Mexico will aim to get back on the winning track vs Arkansas.