Scores

Final

San Jose State 27

(1-8, 0-4 MW)

New Mexico St 29

(2-6, 1-3 Sun Belt)

Coverage: GamePlan

4:00 PM ET, October 30, 2010

Aggie Memorial Stadium, Las Cruces, NM

1 2 3 4 T
SJSU 3 0 10 1427
NMSU 7 10 0 1229

Top Performers

Passing: J. La Secla (SJSU) - 361 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: M. Christian (NMSU) - 12 CAR, 74 YDS, 1 TD

Receiving: J. Beauchman (SJSU) - 9 REC, 113 YDS, 1 TD

New Mexico St. 29, San Jose St. 27

Associated Press

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Wide receiver Taveon Rogers caught an 8-yard touchdown pass with no time left on the clock as New Mexico State beat San Jose State 29-27.

The Aggies (2-6, 1/3 WAC) drove 79 yards on eight plays in the game's final 52 seconds for the winning score.

Rogers, making his first start of the season for New Mexico State, made five catches for 90 yards and two touchdowns. Matt Christian finished with 23 of 44 passing for 259 yards and two touchdowns.

The Spartans (1-8, 0-4) trailed 17-3 at halftime but got back into the game with 10 points in the third quarter and 14 more in the fourth.

San Jose State's Jordan La Secla completed 22 of 35 tries for 361 yards and three touchdowns.

Down 20-13, La Secla hit Noel Grigsby for a 12-yard touchdown pass to tie the score with about 11 minutes to go.

After New Mexico State took a 23-20 lead on Tyler Stampler's 43-yard field goal, San Jose State answered with a 31-yard touchdown pass from La Secla to Jalal Beauchman with 3:24 remaining to put SJSU up 27-23.

Beauchman had nine catches for 113 yards and the touchdown, while Grigsby added six grabs for 83 yards and the score.

Brandon Rutley had 18 carries for 65 yards for San Jose State, along with a 75-yard scoring catch in the third quarter.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SJSU
NMSU
1st Downs2026
Total Yards431439
Passing361259
Rushing70180
Penalties5-407-74
3rd Down Conversions4-118-17
4th Down Conversions0-02-2
Turnovers01
Possession24:2935:31

Passing Leaders

San Jose StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
La Secla22/3536110.330
New Mexico StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Christian23/442595.920

Rushing Leaders

San Jose StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Rutley18633.5017
La Secla144.004
New Mexico StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Turner18744.109
Christian12746.2128

Receiving Leaders

San Jose StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Beauchman911312.6131
Grigsby68313.8141
New Mexico StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Rogers59018.0231
Allen78912.7034

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSJSUNMSU
FG10:24Harrison Waid 20 Yd 30
TD08:09Taveon Rogers 31 Yd Pass From Matt Christian (Tyler Stampler Kick) 37
SECOND QUARTERSJSUNMSU
TD07:47Matt Christian 28 Yd Run (Tyler Stampler Kick) 314
FG00:00Tyler Stampler 42 Yd 317
THIRD QUARTERSJSUNMSU
TD13:49Brandon Rutley 75 Yd Pass From Jordan La Secla (Harrison Waid Kick) 1017
FG06:51Harrison Waid 45 Yd 1317
FOURTH QUARTERSJSUNMSU
FG12:57Tyler Stampler 25 Yd 1320
TD11:02Noel Grigsby 12 Yd Pass From Jordan La Secla (Harrison Waid Kick) 2020
FG07:11Tyler Stampler 43 Yd 2023
TD03:47Jalal Beauchman 31 Yd Pass From Jordan La Secla (Harrison Waid Kick) 2723
TD00:00Taveon Rogers 8 Yd Pass From Matt Christian (Two-Point Conversion Failed) 2729