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NMSU Football Set To Take On Ole Miss In 2019

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State football and the Ole Miss Rebels are set to meet on the gridiron in Oxford, Miss. on November 9, 2019. This is the second time the Aggies and Rebels have squared off with the first meeting coming on Oct. 10, 2015 at Vaught-Hemingway Stadium.

After inking the deal with Ole Miss, NM State Athletic Director Mario Moccia said, “I’m very excited for our student-athletes to have the opportunity to travel back to Oxford and take on a top-flight program in Ole Miss. We were able to land a great deal against a program with such a unique atmosphere. We are fortunate for not only our student-athletes but all of our supporters who can make the trip with us down to the Grove for what promises to be a great contest.”  Continue Reading This Post >>

2017 NMSU Football Schedule Released

New Mexico State
Aug. 31 at Arizona State
Sept. 9 at New Mexico
Sept. 16 * Troy
Sept. 23 UTEP
Sept. 30 at Arkansas
Oct. 7 * at Appalachian State
Oct. 14 * at Georgia Southern
Oct. 28 * Arkansas State
Nov. 4 * at Texas State
Nov. 18 * at Louisiana
Nov. 25 * Idaho
Dec. 2 * South Alabama

Aggie Football Great Chase Holbrook To Return To NMSU As Assistant Coach

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State football fans will have a pair of familiar faces on the sidelines this upcoming season as head football coach Doug Martin announced the additions of former Aggie standout QB Chase Holbrook and former graduate assistant Kai Brown.

Holbrook, who played for NM State from 2005-08, returns to his alma mater as the tight ends coach after spending the 2016 season working under Mike Leach at Washington State as a quality controls coach. Prior to his time in Pullman, Holbrook served as the passing game coordinator and quarterbacks coach at Tarleton State. Other stops for the Hurst, Texas, native included New Mexico State Highlands (2014) and McMurry (2009-13).

During his time in Las Cruces, Holbrook rewrote the Aggie history books and still owns the single-season and career record in passing, passing attempts, completions, touchdowns, total offense and total touchdowns.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Football Adds 25 In 2017 Signing Class

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State head football coach Doug Martin inked 22 players for the 2017 season in addition to three gray shirts for the upcoming 2017 season. Martin added nine Aggies out of high school, 13 JUCO transfers and three gray shirts.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Football Adds Home-And-Home Series With Louisiana For 2018 And 2019

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The schedule for New Mexico State football in 2018 continues to fill itself out with the announcement of a home-and-home series with Louisiana Wednesday afternoon.

The Aggies will first travel to Lafayette, La., on Sept. 8, 2018 or Oct. 6 before the Ragin’ Cajuns make the return trip the following year to Aggie Memorial Stadium on Nov. 16, 2019.

NM State trails the all-time series 6-5 now after capturing its second-consecutive win over Louisiana at home this season, 37-31. The Aggies are 2-5 all-time at Cajun Field and 3-1 when playing at Aggie Memorial Stadium.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Football To Play Home-And-Home Series With Wyoming

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The future schedule of New Mexico State football begins to take shape with the announcement of a home-and-home series with the University of Wyoming, beginning in 2018 at home to open its season on Aug. 25 as an independent FBS team during zero week.

The Aggies will then travel to Laramie, Wyo., on Sept. 21, 2024, for its return trip against the Cowboys.

The 2018 meeting between New Mexico State and Wyoming will just be the second time the two programs have faced off against one another on the gridiron. The only meeting between the Aggies and Cowboys came in 1953, which was in favor of Wyoming 47-0.  Continue Reading This Post >>

NMSU Football Adds Five In December Signing Period

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - New Mexico State football head coach Doug Martin bolstered his line-up with the addition of five players during the December signing period. Martin signed a pair of junior college transfers while gaining the services of three gray shirts.

Davis Harker and Ron LaForce make up the two JUCO transfers for NM State while Cameron Matthews, Bryce Roberts and Tevis Abraham round out the gray shirts that will join Aggie football in January when the semester starts.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Rodney Butler Named Fourth Team Phil Steele All-American

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

CLEVELAND, OH - NM State football senior linebacker Rodney Butler was recently name a Phil Steele Fourth-Team All-American while Jaden Wright and Kourtland Busby were named to the publication's All-Sun Belt Conference Team.

"The honors that Rodney have received are a great reward for a great young man and player," Aggie head coach Doug Martin said. "Leading the nation in tackles is an extraordinary accomplishment and we could not be more proud of Rodney."

This is the first All-American honor for Butler and the second in as many years for the Aggie football program. He joins fellow teammate Larry Rose III, former Aggie kick returner Taveon Rogers and former Aggie wide receiver and Rio Rancho, N.M., native Chris Williams (2008) as the only other players to earn All-American honors from the Phil Steele publication.  Continue Reading This Post >>

Rodney Butler Named First Team All-Sun Belt, Jaden Wright Second Team All-Sun Belt

Written By: NM State Athletic Dept.

NEW ORLEANS, LA - New Mexico State football’s Rodney Butler and Jaden Wright highlights the group of seven Aggies that earned postseason honors as announced by the Sun Belt Conference Wednesday afternoon. The seven award winners for NM State are the most since the Aggies joined the SBC in 2013.

Joining Butler and Wright on the all-conference award list are Sage Doxtater, Tyler Rogers, Anthony McMeans, Greg Hogan and Kourtland Busby.  Continue Reading This Post >>

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