Hunter sets Sun Belt record, Arkansas State beats NM State
JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) Justice Hansen passed for 257 yards and two touchdowns, Warren Wand rushed for 91 yards and two short scores, and Arkansas State beat New Mexico State 41-22 on Saturday.
Kendall Sanders made six catches for 101 yards and two touchdowns for Arkansas State (5-4, 5-0 Sun Belt). Blake Mack caught two passes for 46 yards, including a 35-yard touchdown from wide receiver Cameron Echols-Luper on a trick play to give the Red Wolves a 27-3 lead.
Tyler Rogers threw for 256 yards and a touchdown for New Mexico State (2-7, 1-4), but his tipped interception was returned by Money Hunter for a 46-yard touchdown to give Arkansas State a 13-0 lead.
Hunter, the son of former Major League Baseball player Torii Hunter, broke the Sun Belt record with his fourth career interception return for a touchdown.