New Mexico Bowl matchup

Colorado State (7-5, Mountain West) vs Marshall (7-5, C-USA), Dec. 16, 4:30 p.m. EST

LOCATION: Albuquerque, New Mexico

TOP PLAYERS

Colorado State: QB Nick Stevens, 3,479 yards passing, 27 TDs

Marshall: QB Chase Litton, 2,853 yards passing, 23 TDs

NOTABLE

Colorado State: Beat San Jose State 42-14 in regular-season finale, snapping a three-game losing streak.

Marshall: The Thundering Herd dropped four of their last five games after a 6-1 start.

LAST TIME

First meeting.

BOWL HISTORY

Colorado State: Fifth straight bowl appearance. The Rams are 1-3 in those games.

Marshall: The Herd last played in a bowl in 2015, beating UConn 16-10 in St. Petersburg, Fla.

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