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Brian Burrell throws for 318 yards and 3 TDs, Fresno State beats New Mexico 35-24

  • Fresno State quarterback Brian Burrell gets off a completed pass against New Mexico during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Eric Draper)

    Fresno State quarterback Brian Burrell gets off a completed pass against New Mexico during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Eric Draper)  (The Associated Press)

  • New Mexico's Crusoe Gongbay runs with the ball against Fresno State's Kyrie Wilson as penalty flag was thrown in the air during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Eric Draper)

    New Mexico's Crusoe Gongbay runs with the ball against Fresno State's Kyrie Wilson as penalty flag was thrown in the air during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Eric Draper)  (The Associated Press)

  • Fresno State wide receiver Josh Harper (3) celebrates his 8-yard touchdown catch with Justin Northern, against New Mexico during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Eric Draper)

    Fresno State wide receiver Josh Harper (3) celebrates his 8-yard touchdown catch with Justin Northern, against New Mexico during the first half of an NCAA college football game Friday, Sept. 26, 2014, in Albuquerque, N.M. (AP Photo/Eric Draper)  (The Associated Press)

Brian Burrell threw for 318 yards and three touchdowns and Fresno State rallied to beat New Mexico 35-24 on Friday night in the Mountain West opener for both teams.

Burrell was 27 of 39 with one interception and ran for 63 yards and a touchdown on 14 carries for the Bulldogs (2-3). Marteze Waller rushed for 163 yards on 19 carries, and Josh Harper had six catches for 94 yards and a touchdown.

Crusoe Gongbay ran for 163 yards on 28 carries for New Mexico (1-3).