Xavier Johnson rushed for 154 yards and three touchdowns, both career bests, and South Alabama became bowl eligible with a 35-28 win over New Mexico State on Saturday.
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Taylor Lamb accounted for three touchdowns, Jalin Moore ran for 111 yards and a score and Appalachian State cruised to a 37-7 win over New Mexico State on Saturday.
Tyler Rogers accounted for five touchdowns and Larry Rose III ran for 123 yards as New Mexico State defeated Texas State 50-10 on Saturday.
The kickoff for Saturday's game between Texas State and New Mexico State has been delayed because of a bus crash involving the Texas State team.
Justice Hansen passed for 257 yards and two touchdowns, Warren Wand rushed for 91 yards and two short scores, and Arkansas State beat New Mexico State 41-22 on Saturday.
Christian Kirk returned two punts for touchdowns and added a third score on a reception to help No. 9 Texas A&M rout New Mexico State 52-10 on Saturday night.
Kirk explodes for second punt return TD
Texas A&M's Christian Kirk is having a career game, returning his second punt for a touchdown, this one 73 yards against New Mexico State. Kirk had a 70-yard punt return for a TD earlier in the game and also has a touchdown reception.
Watch: New Mexico State vs. No. 9 Texas A&M
Texas A&M meets New Mexico State for the first time. A&M is 14-2 all-time against current Sun Belt teams and has won 23 straight non-conference home games. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN
Sam Khan Jr. ESPN Staff Writer
Greetings from Kyle Field where it's a battle of Aggies -- No. 9 Texas A&M and New Mexico State. Texas A&M is looking to bounce back from a 33-14 loss at a Alabama in Week 8.
Kevin Ellison threw two fourth-quarter touchdowns as Georgia Southern beat New Mexico State 22-19 on Saturday night to snap a three-game losing streak.
Matt Linehan threw for 476 yards and accounted for five touchdowns -- both career highs -- to help Idaho beat New Mexico State 55-23 on Saturday.
Sebastian Anderson had a game-winning fumble recovery in the end zone in double overtime to give New Mexico State a 37-31 win over Louisiana Lafayette on Saturday night.
Brandon Silvers threw two touchdown passes and ran for another score to help Troy rout New Mexico State 52-6 in the Sun Belt Conference opener for both teams on Saturday night.
Benjamin Snell Jr. ran for four touchdowns and Stephen Johnson added three TD passes to lead Kentucky to a 62-42 win over New Mexico State on Saturday.