(Saturday, September 19th)
Final Score: Texas A&M 38, Utah State 30
College Station, TX (Sports Network) - Uzoma Nwachukwu scored four touchdowns on four offensive touches to lead the Texas A&M Aggies to a 38-30 victory over the Utah State Aggies in a non-conference clash.
Jerrod Johnson threw for 322 yards and four touchdowns for Texas A&M (2-0).
Diondre Borel threw for 344 yards and a touchdown in defeat for Utah State (0-2).
Utah State struck first in the contest, as Robert Turbin raced 50 yards for a touchdown to give his team a 7-0 lead.
Texas A&M tied the game at 7-7 midway through the first quarter on a 35-yard touchdown pass from Johnson to Nwachukwu.
Utah State answered back with an eight-play, 82-yard drive, capped by a one- yard touchdown plunge by Borel.
Once again, Texas A&M had the answer, as a 39-yard touchdown run by Nwachukwu made the score 14-14 after one quarter of play.
The second quarter was dominated by Texas A&M, which got a 31-yard field goal from Randy Bullock and a 16-yard touchdown pass from Johnson to Nwachukwu en route to a 24-14 halftime lead.
Early in the third quarter, Chris Ulinski hit a 42-yard field goal to cut the Utah State deficit to 24-17.
Nwachukwu proved once again to be unstoppable, as he hauled in a 50-yard scoring strike from Johnson to extend the Texas A&M lead to 31-17.
On the first play of the fourth quarter, A&M capped a 17-play, 78-yard drive with a 10-yard touchdown pass from Johnson to Ryan Tannenhill, making the score 38-17.
The two teams combined for 61 first downs and 1,094 yards of total offense. Texas A&M didn't commit a single turnover, and that was the difference.
09/19 23:18:13 ET