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Lobos take out Aggies

Backup Chris Nelson threw three touchdown passes as the New Mexico Lobos got past the New Mexico State Aggies 34-28 Saturday night.

The Lobos won the game as a 5-point favorite on the road, while the game’s final score made it OVER the posted total (48.5).

Nelson completed just 11-of-26, but netted 283 yards and Marcus Smith caught three touchdown passes, amassing 179 yards off five receptions.

Chase Holbrook set records in the loss, completing a school record 37-of-56 pass attempts for 472 yards and four touchdowns. The 472 yards was the third highest in school history in the loss.