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Battle of I-10 UTEP vs. NMSU Football [PHOTOS]

It was a gorgeous night for football as the Miners and Aggies clashed at the Sun Bowl in the annual Battle of I-10. The game started fast for the home team, and the Miners jumped out to a 27-0 second quarter lead. NMSU tried to come back in the second half, but UTEP’s large lead was too much for them to overcome. When the final seconds ticked off the clock, the Miners had won their first game of the season by a final score of 41-28. Here are the pictures and final stats from the big game.

Scoring Summary (Final)
2012 UTEP Football
NM State vs UTEP (Sep 15, 2012 at El Paso, Texas)

NM State (1-2) vs. UTEP (1-2)
Date: Sep 15, 2012 Site: El Paso, Texas Stadium: Sun bowl
Attendance: 32933

Score by Quarters 1 2 3 4 Score
—————– — – — – —–
NM State………… 0 7 7 14 – 28
UTEP……………. 20 7 7 7 – 41

Scoring Summary:
1st 10:30 UTEP – Josh Bell 1 yd run (Steven Valadez kick blockd)
7 plays, 47 yards, TOP 3:24, NMSU 0 – UTEP 6
05:25 UTEP – Kevin Perry 4 yd pass from Nick Lamaison (Steven Valadez kick)
7 plays, 62 yards, TOP 3:11, NMSU 0 – UTEP 13
00:32 UTEP – Jordan Leslie 32 yd pass from Nick Lamaison (Steven Valadez kick)
9 plays, 67 yards, TOP 3:59, NMSU 0 – UTEP 20
2nd 10:00 UTEP – Josh Bell 3 yd run (Steven Valadez kick)
10 plays, 86 yards, TOP 3:36, NMSU 0 – UTEP 27
03:05 NMSU – Franklin, A. 37 yd pass from Manley, Andrew (Stampler, Tyler kick)
7 plays, 75 yards, TOP 3:54, NMSU 7 – UTEP 27
3rd 06:03 NMSU – Powell, Tiger 1 yd run (Stampler, Tyler kick)
7 plays, 61 yards, TOP 2:14, NMSU 14 – UTEP 27
04:56 UTEP – Craig Wenrick 17 yd pass from Nick Lamaison (Steven Valadez kick)
3 plays, 54 yards, TOP 0:58, NMSU 14 – UTEP 34
4th 09:11 UTEP – Michael Edwards 36 yd pass from Nick Lamaison (Steven Valadez kick)
6 plays, 61 yards, TOP 2:27, NMSU 14 – UTEP 41
06:25 NMSU – Bateman, K. 25 yd pass from Manley, Andrew (Stampler, Tyler kick)
9 plays, 82 yards, TOP 2:41, NMSU 21 – UTEP 41
01:05 NMSU – Franklin, A. 11 yd pass from Manley, Andrew (Stampler, Tyler kick)
12 plays, 89 yards, TOP 3:33, NMSU 28 – UTEP 41

Kickoff time: 6 p.m. End of Game: 9:50 Total elapsed time: 3:50
Officials: Referee: Robert, C.; Umpire: Weight, J.; Linesman: Stellges, M.;
Line judge: Wilson, T.; Back judge: Firth, V.; Field judge: Pham, L.;
Side judge: Castognola, a.; Scorer: Olivas;
Temperature: 76D Wind: NNW 2mph Weather: Sunny

Team Statistics

Team Statistics (Final)
2012 UTEP Football
NM State vs UTEP (Sep 15, 2012 at El Paso, Texas)

NMSU UTEP

FIRST DOWNS………………. 29 27
Rushing………………… 7 12
Passing………………… 15 13
Penalty………………… 7 2
NET YARDS RUSHING…………. 112 177
Rushing Attempts………… 35 37
Average Per Rush………… 3.2 4.8
Rushing Touchdowns………. 1 2
Yards Gained Rushing…….. 150 194
Yards Lost Rushing………. 38 17
NET YARDS PASSING…………. 290 310
Completions-Attempts-Int…. 20-47-1 23-36-0
Average Per Attempt……… 6.2 8.6
Average Per Completion…… 14.5 13.5
Passing Touchdowns………. 3 4
TOTAL OFFENSE YARDS……….. 402 487
Total offense plays……… 82 73
Average Gain Per Play……. 4.9 6.7
Fumbles: Number-Lost………. 0-0 1-0
Penalties: Number-Yards……. 10-55 12-129
PUNTS-YARDS………………. 5-204 5-209
Average Yards Per Punt…… 40.8 41.8
Net Yards Per Punt………. 35.6 37.0
Inside 20………………. 2 1
50+ Yards………………. 0 0
Touchbacks……………… 0 1
Fair catch……………… 3 3
KICKOFFS-YARDS……………. 5-221 7-439
Average Yards Per Kickoff… 44.2 62.7
Net Yards Per Kickoff……. 25.0 38.9
Touchbacks……………… 2 6
Punt returns: Number-Yards-TD. 1–1-0 2-26-0
Average Per Return………. -1.0 13.0
Kickoff returns: Number-Yds-TD 1-17-0 2-46-0
Average Per Return………. 17.0 23.0
Interceptions: Number-Yds-TD.. 0-0-0 1-0-0
Fumble Returns: Number-Yds-TD. 0-0-0 0-0-0
Miscellaneous Yards……….. 0 0
Possession Time…………… 29:32 30:28
1st Quarter…………….. 4:26 10:34
2nd Quarter…………….. 7:05 7:55
3rd Quarter…………….. 8:28 6:32
4th Quarter…………….. 9:33 5:27
Third-Down Conversions…….. 5 of 16 5 of 12
Fourth-Down Conversions……. 2 of 4 1 of 2
Red-Zone Scores-Chances……. 2-2 4-5
Touchdowns……………… 2-2 4-5
Field goals…………….. 0-2 0-5
Sacks By: Number-Yards…….. 2-8 3-27
PAT Kicks………………… 4-4 5-6
Field Goals………………. 0-0 0-0

Individual Statistics

Individual Statistics (Final)
2012 UTEP Football
NM State vs UTEP (Sep 15, 2012 at El Paso, Texas)

NM State

Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg
————————————————-
Morrison, G. 12 76 0 76 0 17 6.3
Powell, Tiger 16 60 11 49 1 13 3.1
Clay, Robert 2 11 0 11 0 7 5.5
Mustafa, A. 1 2 0 2 0 2 2.0
Manley, Andrew 4 1 27 -26 0 1 -6.5
Totals… 35 150 38 112 1 17 3.2

Passing Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Long Sack
————————————————-
Manley, Andrew 20-47-1 290 3 47 3
Totals… 20-47-1 290 3 47 3

Receiving No. Yds TD Long
—————————————-
Bateman, K. 7 115 1 47
Franklin, A. 7 107 2 37
Powell, Tiger 2 11 0 7
Scoggins, P. 1 25 0 25
Clay, Robert 1 16 0 16
Williams, M. 1 12 0 12
Matthews, J. 1 4 0 4
Totals… 20 290 3 47

Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 TB
—————————————————
Chapman-Brown 5 204 40.8 44 2 0
Totals… 5 204 40.8 44 2 0

Punts Kickoffs Intercept
All Returns No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg
————————————————–
Franklin, A. 1 -1 0 0 0 0 0 0 0
Mustafa, A. 0 0 0 1 17 17 0 0 0
Totals… 1 -1 0 1 17 17 0 0 0

Field goal attempts
—————————————-

Kickoffs No. Yds TB OB Avg
—————————————
Baca, Brock 5 221 2 1 44.2

UTEP

Rushing No Gain Loss Net TD Lg Avg
————————————————-
Autrey Golden 12 71 2 69 0 17 5.8
Laquintus Dowell 5 36 0 36 0 29 7.2
Josh Bell 9 30 0 30 2 9 3.3
Michael Edwards 1 27 0 27 0 27 27.0
Nick Lamaison 6 23 8 15 0 10 2.5
Xay Williams 1 6 0 6 0 6 6.0
Blair Sullivan 1 1 0 1 0 1 1.0
TEAM 1 0 1 -1 0 0 -1.0
Carson Meger 1 0 6 -6 0 0 -6.0
Totals… 37 194 17 177 2 29 4.8

Passing Cmp-Att-Int Yds TD Long Sack
————————————————-
Nick Lamaison 21-32-0 300 4 36 2
Carson Meger 1-2-0 9 0 9 0
Blair Sullivan 0-1-0 0 0 0 0
Ian Campbell 1-1-0 1 0 1 0
Totals… 23-36-0 310 4 36 2

Receiving No. Yds TD Long
—————————————-
Jordan Leslie 7 147 1 34
Michael Edwards 5 86 1 36
Devin Patterson 2 19 0 10
Malcolm Trail 2 14 0 12
Craig Wenrick 1 17 1 17
Ian Hamilton 1 7 0 7
Laquintus Dowell 1 6 0 6
Jim Jones 1 5 0 5
Katrae Ford 1 4 0 4
Kevin Perry 1 4 1 4
Eric Tomlinson 1 1 0 1
Totals… 23 310 4 36

Punting No. Yds Avg Long In20 TB
—————————————————
Ian Campbell 5 209 41.8 49 1 1
Totals… 5 209 41.8 49 1 1

Punts Kickoffs Intercept
All Returns No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg No.Yds.Lg
————————————————–
Michael Edwards 2 26 14 0 0 0 0 0 0
Eric Tomlinson 0 0 0 1 0 0 0 0 0
Richard Spencer 0 0 0 0 0 0 1 0 0
Autrey Golden 0 0 0 1 46 46 0 0 0
Totals… 2 26 14 2 46 46 1 0 0

Field goal attempts
—————————————-

Kickoffs No. Yds TB OB Avg
—————————————
Valadez, Steven 7 439 6 0 62.7

FUMBLES: NM State-None. UTEP-Carson Meger 1-0.

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