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Highlights, key plays and photos from Utah State’s 27-10 win over New Mexico

The Aggies need to win three of their next four games to become bowl eligible, starting with the game against the Lobos.

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Utah State wide receiver NyNy Davis, left, gets tackled by New Mexico safety Ronald Wilson during the first half of an NCAA college football game Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022, in Logan, Utah.

Eli Lucero, The Herald Journal via AP

Editor’s note: The Deseret News is providing live coverage from Saturday’s Mountain West Conference contest between Utah State and New Mexico. Check back for updates throughout the game.

Final

Utah State 27, New Mexico 10

4th Quarter

Utah State 27, New Mexico 10

3:00

  • On a New Mexico first down at midfield, Utah State’s Hunter Reynolds recovered a fumble and returned it for a touchdown.

Utah State 20, New Mexico 10

7:44

  • USU kicker continues his strong play, with another field goal, this one from 27 yards. The score capped off a 12-play, 77-yard drive that gives the Aggies a two score lead.

3rd Quarter

Utah State 17, New Mexico 10

4:32

  • Connor Coles adds to his point total, with a 49-yard field goal, giving the Aggies a seven point lead.

6:35

  • USU cornerback Jamie Nance makes a great special teams play, recovering a fumbled punt by the Lobos Jer’Marius Lewis. The Aggies have the ball in New Mexico territory.

10:51

  • Utah State pulls out the trickery on a fake field goal, and kicker Connor Coles runs for a six-yard touchdown, giving the Aggies the lead for the first time since late in the first quarter.

2nd Quarter

New Mexico 10, Utah State 7

0:01

  • UNM kicker Luke Drzewiecki had a chance to put Lobos up six to end the first half, but missed a 53-yard field goal try wide right.

9:39

  • UNM running back Nate Jones rushes for a 24-yard touchdown, giving the Lobos their first lead of the game. The Lobos drove 74 yards in nine plays, and after starting the game slow have taken over.

1st Quarter

Utah State 7, New Mexico 3

0:26

  • Luke Drzewiecki puts UNM on the board with a 31-yard field goal, capping off a 10-play, 63-yard drive.

3:43

  • USU kicker Connor Coles misses a 41-yard field goal try, wide right.

13:05

  • Utah State quarterback Cooper Legas, back after missing nearly two games, throws a 38-yard touchdown pass to wide receiver Terrell Vaughn. The Aggies needed just two plays to score, after the Lobos went three and out on their opening offensive possession.

Pregame prep

Here are a few stories to get ready for Utah State’s game against New Mexico:

  • Utah State’s captain’s for this weeks game (based on how they practiced this week).

  • Keys to the game for the Aggies.