SAN DIEGO -- Mason Mills threw for 313 yards and three touchdowns to lead San Diego to a 38-35 victory over Western New Mexico Saturday night.
San Diego (1-1) jumped out to an early lead on Joe Ferguson's 55-yard touchdown dash with nine minutes to play in the first quarter. He totaled 156 yards for the night.
The Western New Mexico Mustangs took the lead, 27-24, on Mitch Glassman's 25-yard pass to Donald Byrd in the third quarter. San Diego came right back to retake the lead, 31-27, on a 4-yard pass from Mills to Ferguson. Bug Rivera scored on a 31-yard run to up the lead to 38-27 in the fourth. Western New Mexico cut the lead to 38-35 on a 4-yard pass from Mills to Byrd with 50 seconds remaining. San Diego recovered the ensuing onside kick.
Glasmann threw for four touchdowns and 351 yards in a losing effort.
Western Kentucky commit Jared Nash launches this snap from the bleachers and successfully sinks it in the garbage can.
Florida State coach Jimbo Fisher hopes quarterback Sean Maguire is ready to go full speed by the middle of June.
Graduate transfer quarterback Davis Webb has officially joined California, giving the Golden Bears an experienced option to replace No. 1 overall NFL draft pick Jared Goff.
First-year football coach Dino Babers, hired by former Syracuse AD Mark Coyle, is on the committee that will search for Coyle's replacement.
Hugh Freeze has some major holes to fill on offense with the departures of Laremy Tunsil and Laquon Treadwell, but there is Chady Kelly and good depth.
After transferring in from Montana State, Dakota Prukop has a checklist he's working from as he prepares to compete for the Oregon job.
|Western New Mexico||3-6||4-7|
|New Mexico Highlands||2-7||2-9|
|Black Hills State||0-9||0-11|