The Utah State Aggies are headed to the Mountain West Conference championship game. The Aggies handily defeated New Mexico 35-10 Saturday and with Boise State’s loss to No. 21 San Diego State, the Aggies are Mountain Division champs.

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USU handled New Mexico from start to finish, breaking records along the way.


Utah State 35, New Mexico 10

4:18 — New Mexico scores its first touchdown of the game, a 12 touchdown reception by Kyle Jarvis, from quarterback Bryson Carroll.

3rd Quarter

Utah State 35, New Mexico 3

1:04 — New Mexico avoids being shut out, with a 41-yard field goal by placekicker Andrew Shelley.

5:57 — Bonner ties a USU record for touchdowns thrown in a single season with a 10-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Justin McGriff. Jordan Love was the previous holder, with 32 touchdowns in 2018.


Utah State 28, New Mexico 0

5:19 — Bonner throws yet another touchdown pass, a 76-yard bomb to Derek Wright, the second scoring connection between the two today. Wright has become the Aggies second-best receiver this season, behind Deven Thompkins. Bonner has completed 12 of 16 passes for 242 yards and four touchdowns.

8:09 — Logan Bonner throws his third touchdown pass of the game, a 36-yard strike to wide receiver Brandon Bowling. Bowling made a spectacular grab on the catch, but his was just one of multiple great catches made on the 8-play, 86-yard drive. Bonner is now two touchdowns behind Jordan Love for the most thrown in a season in USU history.

13:48 — USU quarterback Logan Bonner throws his second touchdown pass of the day, this one a 39-yard pass to wide receiver Jordan Nathan. The Aggies drove 80 yards in just four plays.

1st Quarter

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Utah State 7, New Mexico 0

4:37 — USU defensive end Patrick Joyner Jr. limited New Mexico running back Peyton Dixon to no gain on a 4th down run inside Utah State territory, forcing a turnover on downs.

8:42 — USU quarterback Logan Bonner finds Derek Wright in the end zone for a 27-yard touchdown reception. Bonner also found Wright for a 32-yard gain earlier in the 4-play, 66-yard scoring drive. It was Wright’s ninth touchdown reception of his career.

Pregame Prep

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