University of New Mexico
Game Notes vs. Utah State
Oct. 19, 2013
The 45-10 loss was UNM’s largest conference loss since a 45-0 loss at Boise State on Dec. 3, 2011.
The Lobos offense passed for more than 100 yards for the second straight week, finishing with 140 yards. Their 11 completions Saturday also tied a season high.
RB Kasey Carrier moved into fifth place on UNM’s all-time rushing list, surpassing Fred Henry (1970-72). He now has 2,969 career rushing yards. His 2-yard TD run in the fourth quarter was his ninth TD of the season.
QB David Vega completed a career-high four passes. He had a career-long 31-yard run in the fourth quarter.
WR Marquis Bundy had three receptions for 34 yards. It was the third game that he led the Lobos in receptions.
WR Ridge Jones had a career-high 10 rushing yards.
DE Brett Bowers forced a fumble in the first quarter, his third of the season. He also had a tackle for loss, giving him a team-leading eight on the season.
OLB Rashad Rainey had two tackles for loss in the first half. He entered the game with 1.5 TFLs this season.
True freshman LB Dakota Cox had a team-leading eight tackles and has led the team in tackles in three of the last four games. He has started the last four games.
LB Dallas Bollema had six tackles to give him 242 for his career, just 17 shy of UNM’s all-time top 20 tacklers.
P Ben Skaer hit a season-long 61-yard punt in the first quarter. He had four punts of 50 yards or more, giving him 12 of more than 50 yards this season and 48 for his career.
Jhurell Pressley forced his first career fumble, the force coming on a punt return.
K Justus Adams’s 24-yard field goal in the second quarter was his third straight successful FG attempt.
SaQwan Edwards blocked a 24-yard field-goal attempt in the fourth quarter, the team’s first block since Destry Berry vs. Nevada on Oct. 15, 2011.