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Boise State Defeats New Mexico 32-29 - Recap

Joe Southwick's 311-yard performance through the air was the key in Boise State's 32-29 win over New Mexico on Saturday at University Stadium.

Boise State won on the scoreboard, but lost at the pay window as they failed to cover the 23.5-point spread. The game went OVER the consensus closing total of 49.5.

Jay Ajayi rushed for 118 yards, while D.J. Harper added 98 yards in the win. Matt Miller and Dallas Burroughs added 68 and 50 receiving yards respectively.

Kasey Carrier rushed for 86 yards for New Mexico, while Cole Gautsche added 71 yards. B.R. Holbrook threw for 44 yards for the Lobos, while receivers Lamaar Thomas and Ty Kirk had 23 and 11 yards respectively.

Boise State outgained New Mexico 514-374 yards in the game, while the battle of first downs was won 25-22 by the Broncos.

The time of possession battle favored New Mexico as their offense was on the field for 32:12, longer than the 27:42 of their opponents.

Boise State heads into a Week 6 battle against Southern Miss. New Mexico, meanwhile, will have their next action against Texas State.