NCAA Game Summary - New Mexico at Texas A&M|
(Saturday, September 5th)
Final Score: Texas A&M 41, New Mexico 6
College Station, TX (Sports Network) - Jerrod Johnson threw for two touchdowns
and ran for a third as he led the Texas A&M Aggies to a commanding 41-6 win
over the New Mexico Lobos in non-conference action at Kyle Field.
Johnson converted 31-of-41 passing for 349 yards for the Aggies (1-0), while
Jeff Fuller reeled in a game-high 10 passes for 111 yards and a score for the
home team. Johnson also ran the ball 13 times and finished with 57 yards,
second behind only Christine Michael who generated 93 yards and a score on 11
The Lobos (0-1), under new head coach Mike Locksley, were paced by Donovan
Porterie who completed 29-of-40 passing for 210 yards, but he was also sacked
five times in the setback.
A 16-yard touchdown run by Johnson put the Aggies on top and accounted for the
only points in the first quarter. Kicker Randy Bullock knocked through field
goals of 22 and 34 yards in the second frame, while Cyrus Gray made his way
into the end zone on a 13-yard run for Texas A&M to give the home team a 20-0
Just before the half could end, James Aho booted a 19-yard field goal for the
Lobos, capping an 11-play, 63-yard drive to make the score 20-3 at the break.
In the third period Michael contributed a two-yard TD run for the Aggies and
Johnson hit Fuller with a seven-yard TD pass for A&M. In between, Aho knocked
through a 48-yard field goal, leaving the hosts with a 34-6 edge heading into
the final period.
The only scoring in the fourth came when Johnson combined with Kenric McNeal
on a 44-yard TD strike.
New Mexico finished the night with a mere 21 yards rushing, compared to 245
yards for the Aggies. Texas A&M was allowed to run a staggering 90 offensive
plays, resulting in 606 yards of total offense.
With the win A&M now leads the all-time series by a count of 3-0 over the
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