Lee sparks Nevada to 23-12 victory over NMSU in opener
LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) — Devonte Lee ran for 2 second-quarter touchdowns and Nevada turned again New Mexico State 23-12 in a season opener on Saturday.
New Mexico State took the lead within the second quarter on a security, however Lee answered with a 32-yard scoring run for a 7-2 Wolf Pack lead.
Brandon Talton kicked a 28-yard subject objective and Lee added a 4-yard TD run with 42 seconds left for a 17-2 halftime lead.
Freshman quarterback Gavin Frakes linked with Kordell David for a 10-yard TD with 5:19 left within the third quarter to get the Aggies inside 17-9.
Talton sandwiched two fourth-quarter subject targets round one by NMSU’s Ethan Albertson to cap the scoring.
Toa Taua rushed for 109 yards on 19 carries for Nevada. Lee totaled 61 on 13 totes.
Frakes accomplished 9 of 13 passes for 143 yards. Diego Pavia began for NMSU however the junior accomplished solely 9 of 20 passes for 75 yards with three interceptions.
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