Aggies Fall 26-16 Against San Diego State - Game Recap
|Aggies Fall 26-16 Against San Diego State - Game Recap|
Donnel Pumphrey tore up the turf for 167 rushing yards on Saturday to lead the Aztecs to a 26-16 win over the Aggies at Aggie Memorial Stadium.
San Diego State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 16-point spread. The game went UNDER the consensus closing total of 54.5.
Quinn Kaehler completed 22 of 34 pass attempts for 229 yards for the Aztecs in the win. He did not throw an interception in the game.
Brandon Betancourt rushed for 32 yards for New Mexico State, while Germi Morrison added 8 yards. Andrew McDonald threw for 228 yards for the Aggies, while receivers Joshua Bowen and Adam Shapiro had 66 and 58 yards respectively.
New Mexico State was outgained by San Diego State 441-268 yards in Saturday's match, while the important battle of first downs was won 22-14 by the Aztecs.
New Mexico State lost the time of possession battle 35:40/24:20, leaving their defense on the field more than they wanted.
Next game, San Diego State takes its act home to face Nevada looking for another win. For New Mexico State, they head on the road to face New Mexico.