LAS CRUCES, N.M. – The New Mexico State football team wrapped up another day of the 2014 fall camp on the practice field west of Aggie Memorial Stadium, Monday, Aug. 18. It was the first practice of the week after taking a day off on Sunday.
Head coach Doug Martin and his staff continue to push their team towards success and continue to teach their student-athletes different packages and looks. Coach Martin also mentioned that sophomore quarterback Tyler Rodgers is currently the starter for the season opener, however, there is a battle going on for the back-up position between Andrew Allen and Nick Jeanty.
The Aggies open the season against Cal-Poly University on Thursday, Aug. 28 at 6 p.m. (MT) and have faced the Mustangs on three occasions prior to this upcoming meeting. Last season Cal Poly finished their season with an overall record of 6-6 and a 5-3 record in conference play. The Mustangs rely very heavily upon their run attack as they ran the ball 680 times for 3,710 yards, compared to only 232 passing attempts for 1,614 yards in 2013. The game will be aired on AggieVision and ESPN3.com, as well as Aggie Access.
Tickets to the game start at $10, while youth tickets for kids 12 and under are just $5 and include a free hot dog and soda from Sodexo Dining Services. Single game tickets go on sale Aug. 21 at the Pan American Center ticket office and will also be sold on the day of the game. Season tickets are available now starting at $50, which includes six home games. For ticket information contact the Pan American Center ticket office at 575-646-1420 or for more information about NM State football, please visit www.NMStateSports.com.