09/22/2018 – New Mexico State vs Texas El Paso – Football Preview

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New Mexico State vs Texas El Paso

7:30 PM – September 22, 2018

Sun Bowl, El Paso, TX

LINE:

CURRENT:

UTEP +4.5

TOTAL:

48.5

OPENING:

UTEP +2

TOTAL:

52

PAT’S THOUGHTS:

UTEP is an auto-fade every week, but so is NM State.  No thanks.

Schedule:

New Mexico State

DATE

OPPONENT

SCORE

LINE

TOTAL

August 25, 2018

vs Wyoming

L 7-29

L 5

U 47

August 30, 2018

@ Minnesota

L 10-48

L 21.5

O 49

September 8, 2018

@ Utah State

L 13-60

L 23

O 62

September 15, 2018

vs New Mexico

L 25-42

L 3

O 60.5

September 22, 2018

@ UTEP

October 6, 2018

vs Liberty

October 13, 2018

@ Louisiana

October 20, 2018

vs Ga Southern

October 27, 2018

@ Texas State

November 3, 2018

vs Alcorn State

November 17, 2018

@ BYU

November 24, 2018

@ Liberty

Texas El Paso

DATE

OPPONENT

SCORE

LINE

TOTAL

September 1, 2018

vs N Arizona

L 10-30

L 7

U 52.5

September 8, 2018

@ UNLV

L 24-52

L 22

O 53.5

September 15, 2018

@ Tennessee

L 0-24

W 33.5

U 51

September 22, 2018

vs New Mexico St

September 29, 2018

@ UTSA

October 6, 2018

vs North Texas

October 20, 2018

@ LA Tech

October 27, 2018

vs UAB

November 3, 2018

@ Rice

November 10, 2018

vs Mid Tennessee

November 17, 2018

@ W Kentucky

November 24, 2018

vs Southern Miss

INJURY REPORT:

New Mexico State

DATE

POSITION

PLAYER

INJURY

STATUS

September 16, 2018

LB

Lui Fa’amasino

Concussion

Questionable

September 18, 2018

DB

Malik Demby

Stinger

Probable

August 12, 2018

WR

Caleb Mills

Collarbone

Out

Texas El Paso

DATE

POSITION

PLAYER

INJURY

STATUS

September 18, 2018

OL

Jerrod Brooks

Undisclosed

Probable

September 1, 2018

OL

Derron Gatewood

Leg

Out for Season

August 29, 2018

OL

Greg Long

Undisclosed

Out for Season

July 28, 2018

LB

Jayson VanHook

Academics

Out for Season

Statistics:

New Mexico State

OFFENSE:

SEASON

RANK

DEFENSE:

SEASON

RANK

Total Yards

263.5

127

Total Yards

437

100

Passing Yards

199.2

92

Passing Yards

165.8

24

Rushing Yards

64.2

128

Rushing Yards

271.2

125

Points

13.8

127

Points

44.8

127

Turnovers

6

119

Turnovers

5

33

Texas El Paso

OFFENSE:

Season

Rank

DEFENSE:

Season

Rank

Total Yards

250.3

129

Total Yards

455

106

Passing Yards

96.3

128

Passing Yards

165.7

23

Rushing Yards

154

92

Rushing Yards

289.3

128

Points

11.3

11.3

Points

35.3

108

Turnovers

6

119

Turnovers

3

86


GAME ARTICLES:

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