Christian helped the Aggies (3-3, 1-1 WAC) take a first-quarter lead with a 20-yard scoring pass to Kemonte' Bateman. Later in the quarter, Taveon Rogers ran a kickoff return 100 yards to give New Mexico State a 21-7 advantage.
Christian completed 8 of 14 for 102 yards. Colwell completed 7 of 9 for 100 yards.
Idaho's Brian Reader led the game in passing, completing 22 of 35 for 167 yards.
Kenny Turner ran for 171 yards and a touchdown and Tyler Stampler added a field goal for the Aggies.
Expect a fierce battle of the Bulldogs while the Gators vs. Wildcats will be a clash of struggling offenses.
The Bulldogs established some big recruiting momentum by getting a commit from safety Diwun Black, the top player in the state.
Mississippi State coach Dan Mullen talks with Kenny Mayne on SportsCenter about QB Nick Fitzgerald and the No. 17 Bulldogs' 3-0 start.
Phil Steele gives his Week 4 potential upsets for college football.
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Trevor Matich explains why the Crimson Tide's upcoming game against Vanderbilt might not be an easy win.