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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Utah State announced the hiring of Keith Patterson as defensive coordinator. Patterson spent the past four seasons at Arizona State, the first three as defensive coordinator. He also has held coordinator titles at Pitt, West Virginia and Tulsa.
Larry Rose III scored on a 21-yard run in overtime and New Mexico State won in its first bowl game in 57 years, beating Utah State 26-20 in the Arizona Bowl on Saturday night.
Dan Murphy ESPN Staff Writer
Utah State's Savon Scarver set an Arizona Bowl record this afternoon by returning a kick 96 yards for a score in the first quarter. The record stood for 14 seconds before New Mexico State's Jason Huntley ran back the next kick for 100 yards.
The 2017 New Year's Six have been announced, with some high-powered matchups set to bring in the new year.
Quarterback Isaiah Sanders ran for 196 yards and three touchdowns in his first career start, including a go-ahead 10-yard score with 1:38 remaining, and Air Force beat Utah State 38-35 on Saturday night.
Jordan Love passed for a score and ran for another, Gerold Bright and LaJuan Hunt each had scoring runs, and Utah State beat Hawaii 38-0 on Saturday to become bowl eligible for the sixth time in seven years.