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.
Michigan coach Jim Harbaugh said he is taking his team to South Africa in 2019.
A jury voted 9-3 that the NCAA did not make a false statement against Todd McNair. The former USC assistant football coach had sued the NCAA for defamation, saying an unethical conduct judgment against him ended his career.
Penn State adds a defender who brings length and athleticism to the Nittany Lions.
Adam Rittenberg breaks down how Kansas' firing of athletic director Sheahon Zenger affects the status of head football coach David Beaty.
Criddell, ranked 60th in the ESPN 300, adds to a West Coast dominated class for Oregon coach Mario Cristobal.
Kansas fired athletic director Sheahon Zenger on Monday, with school chancellor Douglas Girod noting that football coach David Beaty continued preparation for the 2018 season.