Things turn around in four games tomorrow, and it’s almost non-stop until the Rose Bowl on January 2nd. Meanwhile, fans can enjoy their recently unwrapped Christmas presents and leftovers while watching the FBS and MAC conference showdown in Detroit.
The New Mexico State Aggies (6-6) take on the Bowling Green Falcons (6-6) in the Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field. From just below I-75. The Fighting Falcons are back in a bowl game for the first time since his GoDaddy Bowl in 2015. The Aggies’ last bowl game appearance came in 2017 at the Arizona Bowl, a 26–20 win against the Utah State Aggies.
Bowling Green State Falcons 2022 Season
After a rough start to the season, BGSU bounced back after four losses in their first six games. The Falcons were included in ESPN’s College Football Bottom 10 on October 12 after a 7-38 home loss to Buffalo and a 2-4 first half of the season.
Despite a rough start, the Falcons won their next three games. After back-to-back matches against MAC rivals Miami, Central Michigan and West Michigan, they lost 6-40 to Kent State. But the highlight of their season was the I-75 battle against arch-rivals University of Toledo on November 15th. Tuesday night’s game, which aired on ESPN U, was a back and forth battle until the last second. In the end, the Falcons he came out on top, 42-35.
New Mexico State Aggies 2022 Season
The Aggies also had a difficult start to the season, losing their first four games. The points difference was 147 to 32. Two of his were against his Big-10 teams Minnesota and Wisconsin. The initially grueling schedule ended with paying dividends as they defeated Hawaii, New Mexico, UMass and Lamar, with two more mixed losses. 3.
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The Falcons averaged 23.5 points, passing 237 yards and rushing 100 yards per game. Bowling Green’s defense, led by DL Carl Brooks, should include Aggies QB Diego Pavia. He has thrown over his 500 yards in the last two games. The BGSU defense needs to step up and stop running if they want any chance of winning.
The Aggies have averaged over 155 yards of ground playing in 2022. Sophomore RB star Thomas was New Mexico’s go-to guy all season. He’s looking forward to getting the ball and putting BGSU’s defense to the test. On the other side of the ball, the Aggies are battling out-of-conference teams, but he’s held his last two opponents to just 17 points.
The Falcons enter the contest as favorites, but the game could go either way. Both teams have demonstrated they are at their best and worst this season, and it will be up to Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde to see which one emerges. Ohio’s team needs to improve its defense to over 33 points per game. If the Falcons can stop the Aggies Run game, they should be victorious.
Aggies coach Jerry Kill leads New Mexico to second bowl game since 1960 in his first year. BGSU, meanwhile, is led by fourth-year head coach Scott Leffler, leading the Falcons to their 14th bowl appearance.
Despite freezing temperatures and snow in Detroit, tWeather isn’t a problem at Ford Field, home of the Detroit Lions.