The New Mexico State Aggies host the Georgia Southern Eagles in Week 8 of the college football schedule on Saturday, kick off time at 8:00 PM ET, at Aggie Memorial Stadium.
The Georgia Southern Eagles (3-3) suffered from a 35-24 loss to the Georgia Tech Yellow Jackets in Week 7. Kevin Ellison threw for 102 yards and a touchdown in 10-for-17 passes. On the ground, Matt Breida rushed for 58 yards in 13 carries while Wesley Fields had 42 yards in 12 attempts. BJ Johnson III led in receiving with 42 yards and a touchdown in three catches while Fields had 36 yards in three receptions.
On the offense, Georgia Southern football averages 155.3 yards in passing and 266.7 yards in rushing. On the defense, Georgia Southern football allows 211.0 yards in passing and 153.2 yards in rushing against their opponents.
The New Mexico State Aggies (2-4) suffered from a 55-23 loss to the Idaho Vandals in Week 7. Tyler Rogers threw for 302 yards and two touchdowns in 19-for-29 passes. On the ground, Jason Huntley rushed for 32 yards in five attempts while Larry Rose had 32 yards in 11 attempts. Tyrian Taylor led in receiving with 110 yards in four receptions while Izaiah Lottie had 95 yards and a touchdown in four receptions. Clayton Granch had 10 yards and a touchdown.
On the offense, New Mexico State football averages 308.8 yards in passing and 127.5 yards in rushing. On the defense, New Mexico State football allows 274.8 yards in passing and 245.3 yards in rushing against their opponents.
GASO VS NMST football game schedule:
Date: October 22, 2016
Kick Off Time: 8:00 PM ET
TV Channel Schedule: ESPN3
Live Stream: WatchESPN
Odds and Point Spread: -13.5 GASO, 66.5 O/U