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COLLEGE FOOTBALL

Boise State gets a scare from New Mexico

Air Force runs over Colorado State behind 222 yards from Cody Getz.

September 30, 2012|Wire reports

No. 24 Boise State 32, at New Mexico 29: Joe Southwick passed for 311 yards and three touchdowns and Timmy Smith knocked down a fourth-down pass with two minutes to go as the Broncos hung on. Boise State (3-1, 1-0 Mountain West) led by 25 points at half time after turning three fumbles by the Lobos (2-3, 0-1) into 18 points. New Mexico did not throw a pass in the second half until its final play, but baffled the Broncos with a triple-option offense.

at Air Force 42, Colorado State 21: Cody Getz had 222 of Air Force's 459 yards rushing to lead the Falcons over their in-state rivals. Getz's career-high mark made him the first player in Air Force history to begin a season with four consecutive 100-yard rushing games and the first with two 200-yard games in the same season since Chad Hall in 2007. The Falcons (2-2, 1-1 Mountain West) defeated the Rams (1-4, 0-1) for the seventh straight year. Connor Dietz threw two touchdowns for Air Force, the nation's No. 2 rushing team entering the game. Five players scored for the Falcons, with Ty MacArthur finding the end zone twice.

San Jose State 12, at Navy 0: Austin Lopez kicked four field goals to complement a strong defensive effort at Annapolis, Md., as the Spartans (4-1) handed the Midshipmen (1-3) their first shutout in six years. Lopez's kicks came from 29, 19, 32 and 43 yards as the Spartans failed to score a touchdown despite gaining 388 yards against the Navy defense.

Nevada 34, at Texas State 21: Cody Fajardo threw for three touchdowns and ran for one more as the Wolf Pack (4-1) defeated the Bobcats (2-2) in their first meeting at San Marcos, Texas. Fajardo, the former Servite High standout, completed 21 of 34 for 286 yards. He connected twice with Zach Sudfeld for touchdowns, once with Aaron Bradley, and scored on a six-yard run.

Houston 35, at Rice 14: Charles Sims ran for three touchdowns as the Cougars picked up their first win of the season.

Cal Poly San Luis Obispo 35, at North Dakota 17: The Mustangs stayed undefeated (4-0, 2-0 Big Sky) thanks to 21 unanswered points in the fourth quarter.

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