Scores

Final

Sacramento St 19

(0-1, 0-1 away)

8:00 PM ET, August 30, 2012

Aggie Memorial Stadium, LAS CRUCES, NM

1 2 3 4 T
SAC 0 10 9 019
NMSU 7 21 0 2149

Top Performers

Passing: A. Manley (EIU) - 367 YDS, 3 TD

Rushing: T. Powell (NMSU) - 7 CAR, 19 YDS, 2 TD

Receiving: A. Franklin (NMSU) - 8 REC, 236 YDS, 2 TD

New Mexico St. 49, Sacramento St. 19

Associated Press

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Andrew Manley threw for 367 yards and three touchdowns to lead New Mexico State to a 49-19 win over Sacramento State in the season opener for both teams.

Two of Manley's scoring strikes went to Austin Franklin, who finished with eight catches and 236 yards for the Aggies. The touchdowns covered 54 and 83 yards. Manley, who was 14 for 22, also connected with Jerrel Brown for a 50-yard score.

Garrett Safron threw two touchdown passes for the Hornets, who trailed 28-3 but closed within 28-19 before New Mexico State scored three TDs in the fourth quarter. Safron finished with 308 yards passing for Sacramento State.

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Team Stat Comparison

 
SAC
NMSU
1st Downs1818
Total Yards397468
Passing308367
Rushing89101
Penalties9-587-70
3rd Down Conversions3-156-13
4th Down Conversions2-21-1
Turnovers30
Possession27:4432:16

Passing Leaders

Sacramento StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Safron23/353088.821
New Mexico StateC/ATTYDSAVGTDINT
Manley14/2236716.730

Rushing Leaders

Sacramento StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Graham16472.9016
Safron7273.9018
New Mexico StateCARYDSAVGTDLG
Clay11333.0115
Morrison8324.0112

Receiving Leaders

Sacramento StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Norrise78412.0042
Carter48120.3159
New Mexico StateRECYDSAVGTDLG
Franklin823629.5284
Brown25929.5150

Scoring Summary

FIRST QUARTERSACNMSU
TD09:11Austin Franklin 53 Yd Pass From Andrew Manley (Tyler Stampler Kick) 07
SECOND QUARTERSACNMSU
TD11:53Tiger Powell 2 Yd Run (Tyler Stampler Kick) 014
TD08:22Jerrel Brown 50 Yd Pass From Andrew Manley (Tyler Stampler Kick) 021
FG02:35Edgar Castaneda 32 Yd 321
TD01:29Austin Franklin 84 Yd Pass From Andrew Manley (Tyler Stampler Kick) 328
TD00:17DeAndre Carter 8 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron (Edgar Castaneda Kick) 1028
THIRD QUARTERSACNMSU
FG11:01Edgar Castaneda 25 Yd 1328
TD06:42T.J. Knowles 25 Yd Pass From Garrett Safron (Pat Blocked) 1928
FOURTH QUARTERSACNMSU
TD13:45Germi Morrison 12 Yd Run (Tyler Stampler Kick) 1935
TD06:45Tiger Powell 2 Yd Run (Tyler Stampler Kick) 1942
TD00:23Robert Clay 5 Yd Run (Tyler Stampler Kick) 1949