LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Cody Fajardo scored four rushing touchdowns and passed for 283 yards, Lampford Mark added 185 yards and another score on the ground, and Nevada rolled up 683 yards of total offense Saturday in a 48-34 win over New Mexico State.
Stefphon Jefferson also had two rushing scores for the Wolf Pack (5-3, 3-0 Western Athletic Conference), who came in ranked 10th in the nation in both rushing and total offense. They kept it up against the Aggies (3-5, 1-3), piling up 374 more yards on the ground.
Matt Christian led New Mexico State with 432 yards passing and three touchdowns, but was intercepted three times. He also had a rushing touchdown, as did Kenny Turner, who failed to reach 100 yards rushing for the first time in five games.
The first bowl matchup is set, with Western Michigan joining Middle Tennessee in the Bahamas Bowl, a source said.
The Big Ten issued its first batch of postseason honors on Monday night, unveiling its All-Big Ten teams and individual awards on defense and special teams.
USA Today's Dan Wolken joins The Paul Finebaum Show to weigh in on Mark Richt's exit and his possible replacement.
SEC Network analyst and former LSU player Marcus Spears weighs in on the LSU coaching situation.
SEC Inside, the new show on SEC Network Wednesdays this fall, highlights the sights and sounds of SEC football.
Academic Progress Rate will be used to determine which five-win schools will receive bowl invitations and Nebraska leads that list.