Aggies Down New Mexico State 24-21 - Match Report
|Aggies Down New Mexico State 24-21 - Match Report|
Michael Smith tore up the turf for 121 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Aggies to a 24-21 win over the Aggies at Aggie Memorial Stadium.
The Aggies earned a straight-up victory but suffered an ATS defeat in failing to cover the 14-point spread. Over-Under bettors who played UNDER the total of 62.5 were rewarded with a winning wager.
Adam Kennedy completed 12 of 16 pass attempts for 123 yards for the Aggies in the win. He was picked off 1 time by the Aggies defense.
Kenny Turner rushed for 65 yards for New Mexico State, while Matt Christian added 48 yards. Matt Christian threw for 252 yards for the Aggies, while receivers Taveon Rogers and Todd Lee had 73 and 54 yards respectively.
Utah State outgained New Mexico State 515-397 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 28-17 by the Aggies.
New Mexico State lost the time of possession battle 38:00/22:00, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.