Scores

Final

Ohio 44

(1-0, 1-0 away)

New Mexico St 24

(0-1, 0-1 home)

Coverage: GamePlan

8:00 PM ET, September 3, 2011

Aggie Memorial Stadium, Las Cruces, NM

1 2 3 4 T
OHIO 7 16 21 044
NMSU 7 0 10 724

Top Performers

Passing: A. Manley (EIU) - 362 YDS, 2 TD, 1 INT

Rushing: T. Tettleton (OHIO) - 7 CAR, 40 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: T. Lee (NMSU) - 5 REC, 140 YDS, 1 TD

Ohio 44, New Mexico St. 24

Associated Press

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Ohio used a balanced rushing attack, gaining 241 yards, and its defense held New Mexico State in check for a 44-24 victory in the teams' season opener.

Donte Harden led Ohio with 81 yards on 15 carries and quarterback Tyler Tettleton ran for 42 yards and two TDs.

Tettleton took over the game in the second quarter, scoring on a 1-yard run and throwing a 7-yard scoring pass to Riley Dunlop. In the third quarter, Tettleton tossed an 8-yard TD pass to Donte Foster and scored on another 1-yard run.

Tettleton completed 16 of 28 passes for 153 yards.

New Mexico State rushed for just six yards.

New Mexico State quarterback Andrew Manley threw for 362 yards and two touchdowns. Taveon Rogers scored on a 97-yard kickoff return.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
OHIO
NMSU
1st Downs2216
Total Yards452368
Passing211362
Rushing2416
Penalties6-615-30
3rd Down Conversions8-145-16
4th Down Conversions0-00-2
Turnovers21
Possession31:3728:23

Passing Leaders

OhioC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Tettleton16/281535.521
New Mexico StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Manley22/413628.821

Rushing Leaders

OhioCARYDSAVGTDLG
Harden15815.4015
Blankenship10505.0124
New Mexico StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Turner34113.7032
Clay10141.405

Receiving Leaders

OhioRECYDSAVGTDLG
Brazill36421.3044
Dovell26331.5058
New Mexico StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Lee514028.0154
Turner79313.3038

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTEROHIONMSU
TD05:17Beau Blankenship 1 Yd Run (Matt Weller Kick) 70
TD02:49Taveon Rogers 42 Yd Pass From Andrew Manley (Tyler Stampler Kick) 77
SECOND QUARTEROHIONMSU
SF14:43- Team Tackled By Taveon Rogers In End Zone 97
TD09:42Tyler Tettleton 1 Yd Run (Matt Weller Kick) 167
TD05:15Riley Dunlop 7 Yd Pass From Tyler Tettleton (Matt Weller Kick) 237
THIRD QUARTEROHIONMSU
TD13:43Donte Foster 8 Yd Pass From Tyler Tettleton (Matt Weller Kick) 307
FG10:05Tyler Stampler 30 Yd 3010
TD04:39Tyler Tettleton 1 Yd Run (Matt Weller Kick) 3710
TD03:33Travis Carrie 65 Yd Punt Return (Matt Weller Kick) 4410
TD03:18Taveon Rogers 97 Yd Kickoff Return (Tyler Stampler Kick) 4417
FOURTH QUARTEROHIONMSU
TD14:42Todd Lee 54 Yd Pass From Andrew Manley (Tyler Stampler Kick) 4424