Aggies Hold Second Scrimmage Of The Spring

Written by: NMSU Athletic Dept.

LAS CRUCES, N.M. - The New Mexico State football team went through 100 plays in its second scrimmage of the spring Saturday at Aggie Memorial Stadium and junior running back Seth Smith highlighted the day with his 10 rushes for 60 yards and two touchdowns.

The Aggies "Air Raid" offense threw for 486 yards on the day and two touchdowns while the running back corps ran for another 139 yards and two touchdowns.

Senior quarterback Chase Holbrook was 11-of-14 in five series of work for 232 yards and a pair of touchdowns one to Marcus andserson for 21 yards and the other to Tonny Glynn for 23 yards..

Sophomore quarterback J.J. McDermott then took over the offense from there on out and he completed 17-of-35 passes for 254 yards..

The offensive highlights of the day were led by Julius Fleming who caught five passes for 92 yards, Anderson with three catches for 89 yards and touchdown, Chris Buckner with three receptions for 82 and Brandon Perez with one catch for 50 yards.

Defensively, La'Auli Fonoti, Alphonso Powell, Davon House and Brennen Baiamonte all tallied five tackles a piece. Fonoti added a sack as the defense racked up eight sacks on the day. House recorded an interception for a 60-yard touchdown return, while Powell, Evora and Long also recorded interceptions. The Aggie defense also recorded three forced fumbles.
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The Aggies will hold their annual spring game on April 26th at 6:00 p.m. at Aggie Memorial Stadium.

STATISTICS:

Passing: 28-of-49 for 486 yards, 2 TDS, 2 INT

Chase Holbrook – 11-of-14 for 232 yards, 2 TD
J.J. McDermott – 17-of-35 for 254 yards, 0 TDs, 2 INT

Rushing: 31 rushes for 139 yards, 2 TDs

Tonny Glynn – 7 rushes for 21 yards
Seth Smith – 10 rushes for 60 yards, 2 TDs
Wes Neiman – 1 rush for 5 yards
J.J. McDermott – 1 rush for 3 yards
Doug McDaniel – 8 rushes for 27 yards
Brandon Perez – 2 rushes for 17 yards
LaVorick Williams – 1 rush for 2 yards
Holbrook – 1 rush for 4 yards

Receiving:

LaVorick Williams - 2 rec. for 21 yards
Chris Buckner – 3 rec. for 82 yards
Julius Fleming – 5 rec. for 92 yards
Marcus Anderson – 3 rec. for 89 yards, 1 TD
Doug McDaniel – 1 rec. for 13 yards
AJ Harris – 4 rec. for 33 yards
Ryan Franzoy – 1 rec. for 8 yards
Brandon Perez – 1 rec. for 50 yards
Seth Smith – 1 rec. for 20 yards
Tonny Glynn – 3 rec. for 45, 1 TD
Stephon Hatchett – 1 rec. for 2 yards

Kicking:

Ryan Jastram – 1 PAT, good
Kyle Hughes – 3 PAT, good, 22 FG good, 21 FG good

Defensive Stats

Name Solo Asst. Sacks Int. FF FR TFL

Cotton - - - - - - - 1
House 2 3 - 1-60 - - -
Fonoti - 5 1-8 - - - 1-8
Betts 2 1 - - - - -
Opetaia - - - - - - -
Richardson 2 1 - - - - - 2
Alford - 4 - - - 1 -
Bradley - 2 - - - 1 -
Philibar 1 3 - - - - - 1
Butler 3 - - - - - - 1
Powell 1 4 - 1 - - -
Evora 2 3 - 1 - - - 2
Nwoko 1 4 - - - - -
Waters 1 - - - - - - 1
Adolpho - 1 - - - - -
Baiamonte 1 4 - - - - -
Paden 2 2 - - - - - 1
Romero 1 1 1-2 - - - 1-2
Boyblue 1 3 - - - - -
Lucas 2 1 1-7 - 1 1 1-7
Tafuna - - - - - - -
Conner 1 2 1-6 - 1 - 1-6
Franzoy 1 1 1-5 - 1 - 2-10
Cannon - - - - - - -
Shook 1 1 1-6 - - - 1-6 1
Long 1 1 1-7 - - - 1-7
Anderson - 2 - - - - 1-4
Scott - 2 - - - - 1-4
Long 1 1 1-5 - - - 1-5
Diaz - 1 - - - - -