LOGAN, Utah (AP) — Kicker Connor Coles scored on a 6-yard run on a fake field-goal attempt to spark Utah State to a 27-10 victory over New Mexico on Saturday.
With Utah State (4-5, 3-2 Mountain West Conference) trailing 10-7, Coles took a pitch from holder Josh Sterzer and ran into the end zone to give Utah State a 14-10 lead with 10:51 left in the third quarter.
Nathaniel Jones rushed 21 times for a career-high 146 yards for New Mexico (2-7, 0-5). His 24-yard touchdown run midway through the second quarter gave the Lobos a 10-7 lead at halftime. Justin Holaday completed 7 of 15 passes for 42 yards.
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