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.
Close your eyes and listen. You'll hear and know that voice. Sure, Keith Jackson did other sports -- all so very well -- over a legendary career, but that voice sounded so perfect when college football was its backdrop.
Keith Jackson's legendary play-by-play career spanned 50 years of calling college football and other marquee events, including numerous World Series and 10 Olympics. Jackson died late Friday night at 89.
Rex Ryan says Hall of Fame broadcaster Keith Jackson's game calls will live on forever.
Legendary broadcaster Keith Jackson, who spent some 50 years calling the action in a folksy, down-to-earth manner, has died at the age of 89.
CFB Hall of Famer Steve Spurrier chats with Paul Finebaum about the Gamecocks' hiring of former RB Marcus Lattimore, who he coached from 2010-2012.
The College Football Live crew chooses who they think you should keep an eye on for the 2018 season.