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Wide receiver Janarion Grant threw for a touchdown and had a go-ahead 69 yard punt return for another score as Rutgers rallied from an early 21-point deficit and defeated New Mexico 37-28 on Satu
Punt Return Gives Rutgers The Lead
Janarion Grant returned a New Mexico punt 69 yards to give Rutgers its first lead of the game. The Knights lead 28-21 at the half.
Watch: New Mexico at Rutgers
ESPN's Football Power Index gives Rutgers a 72.8 percent chance to improve to 2-1 with a win over New Mexico. The Scarlet Knights need momentum before opening Big Ten play next week against No. 13 Iowa. Live on ESPNEWS/WatchESPN
Tyler Rogers threw a scoring pass to Gregory Hogan late in the fourth quarter to give New Mexico State the lead for good in a 32-31 win over state-rival New Mexico on Saturday night.
How did he do that?
New Mexico State punter Peyton Theisler avoids calamity chasing down a low snap and somehow booming a punt from his end zone. It's certainly better than taking a safety or being tackled for a New Mexico TD.
Jaguars, take a bow for not bowing
South Alabama's one-point win at Mississippi State last Saturday was the biggest upset of the past five seasons in terms of a team's FPI percentage to win at kickoff. Four of the top five such surprises were pulled off by lower-division schools.
Teriyon Gipson scored on the first play from scrimmage and New Mexico continued to pile up yards and points against South Dakota in a 48-21 victory on Thursday night.
Pre-kickoff bowl pick for Lobos
New Mexico opens against South Dakota (Thurs., 9 p.m. ET) with aspirations of making a bowl game. Brett McMurphy projects the Lobos to play on Boise, Idaho's famous blue turf. Bowl projections
Big 12 commissioner Bob Bowlsby will conduct video conferences with at least 18 schools that have contacted the league about being considered as expansion candidates.
Tune in to Mountain West Conference football media day, live on ESPN3 at noon ET on Wednesday.
The Mountain West might indeed be a two-horse race between Boise State and San Diego State. But it won't be easy for either team, with Air Force, Nevada and a slew of other legit challengers.
How do Mountain West coaches think the 2016 season will play out? Coaches dish on why Boise State's Brett Rypien is a superstar and Nevada's running back, James Butler, is impossible to tackle.
New Mexico vs San José State Spartans
University Stadium (NM) - Sat 10/1