Still looking for their first win of the season, the NMSU Aggies hosted the Fresno State Bulldogs Saturday at Aggie Memorial Stadium.
In the end Fresno State came out with a 30-17 victory over NMSU.
The Aggies were sluggish getting out of the gate, a quick three and out on their first possession of the game.
But the NMSU defense would hold the Bulldogs offense to keep NMSU in the game.
The score at the end of the first quarter was 7-0 Fresno State.
The lone touchdown coming off a 8 yard touchdown run by Fresno State running back Josh Hokit.
In the second quarter, the Bulldogs would find paydirt two more times.
Fresno State running back, Jalen Cropper would break away a 79 yard touchdown run to put the Bulldogs up 14-0.
Then it would be the Fresno State defense that would add to the Bulldogs’ lead.
NMSU quarterback, Josh Adkins, would throw an interception that would be taken back to the end zone.
Fresno State’s Wylan Free would be credited with the pick six.
Bulldogs would extend their lead, 24-0.
Just before the half, NMSU would get their first points of the game following a field goal.
The score at the half was 24-3, Fresno State.
In the 3rd quarter of the game, the NMSU defense would force a fumble, and the Aggies wasted no time cashing in.
NMSU running back, Jason Huntley would score on a 2 yard touchdown run to close the gap, 24-10 Fresno State.
Following a Fresno State field goal later in the quarter (27-10) interceptions would once again rear its ugly head for the Aggies.
Adkins would throw his second interception of the game that would lead to a Fresno State field goal to extend the Bulldogs lead to 30-10.
In the 4th quarter, Adkins would throw his first touchdown pass of the game to wide receiver Tony Nicholson.
That would cut Fresno State’s lead to 30-17.
But with a little more 3 minutes to go in the game and the Aggies driving, Adkins would throw his 3rd interception of the game to seal the deal for Fresno State.
Aggies fall to 0-5 on the season.
They’re back in action next Saturday at home when they face Liberty University.
Kickoff is scheduled for 6 p.m.