Colorado State Defeats Texas El Paso 59-42 - Recap
Garrett Grayson threw for 307 yards to lead the Rams over Texas El Paso 59-42 on Saturday in Week 5 action at Hughes Stadium.
Colorado State was a favorite by 13.5 points and came through with an ATS victory for bettors. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 52.5.
Kapri Bibbs rushed for 147 yards, while Donnell Alexander added 51 yards in the win. Rashard Higgins and Joe Hansley added 156 and 78 receiving yards respectively.
Aaron Jones rushed for 94 yards for Texas El Paso, while Jameill Showers added 21 yards. Jameill Showers threw for 365 yards for the Miners, while receivers Jordan Leslie and Eric Tomlinson had 130 and 75 yards respectively.
Colorado State outgained Texas El Paso 591-497 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 28-25 by the Miners.
Colorado State lost the time of possession battle 35:55/24:05, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Colorado State looks to continue their winning ways next game with a battle against San Jose State. Texas El Paso will aim to get back on the winning track vs Louisiana Tech.