Sep 8, 2012; Austin, TX, USA; New Mexico Lobos quarterback B.R. Holbrook (12) looks to pass against the Texas Longhorns during the first half at Darrell K Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium. Texas beat New Mexico 45-0. Mandatory Credit: Brendan Maloney-US PRESSWIRE
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The New Mexico Lobos evened their record at 2-2 following a 27-14 victory over their in-state rivals, the New Mexico St. Aggies. The victory snapped a three-game losing streak in the Rio Grande Rivalry for the Lobos, who had won six straight before then (2003-08). They now hold a 67-31-5 advantage over the Aggies.
The New Mexico ground attack did the damage against the Aggies, scoring three rushing touchdowns. Jhurell Presley had scoring plays of 7 yards and 1 yard while Kasey Carrier ran 29 yards for his. Carrier led the team with 121 of the team's 302 rushing yards.
Kicker Justus Adams added field goals of 24 and 29 yards. Quarterback B.R. Holbrook completed 11 of 18 passes for 92 yards.
New Mexico (2-2) hosts Boise State next Saturday. New Mexico State (1-3) hosts the Texas-San Antonio Roadrunners next week.