LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Robert Lowe rushed for two touchdowns, Terrence Franks blocked a punt and returned it for a touchdown, and Texas State beat New Mexico State 37-29 on Saturday.
Lowe finished with 65 yards rushing for the Bobcats (5-3, 3-1 Sun Belt), who were led on the ground by quarterback Tyler Jones' 82 yards on nine carries. Jones added 143 yards passing and a touchdown for a Texas State team that won despite surrendering 639 yards of total offense and 32 first downs.
Tyler Rogers complete 36 of his 52 passes for 404 yards and three touchdowns to lead New Mexico State (2-7, 1-4), but was plagued by two costly interceptions. Larry Rose III added 181 yards with a touchdown rushing, and Jerrel Brown finished with 139 yards and one score receiving.