The New Mexico State Aggies (8-3) visit the Auburn Tigers (6-4) at Jordan-Hare Stadium on Saturday, November 18, 2023.
The matchup is on SECN, if you’re searching for how to watch.
When is Auburn vs. New Mexico State and when does it start?
This contest between the Tigers and Aggies will take place on Saturday, November 18, 2023. You should expect the kickoff at 4:00 PM ET.
Where to watch Auburn vs. New Mexico State
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What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on SECN.
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Auburn vs. New Mexico State Game Preview
Auburn Stats & Insights
The Tigers head into the matchup after winning 48-10 over the Arkansas Razorbacks in their last game on November 11.
Auburn ranks 76th in total offense (374.4 yards per game) and 41st in total defense (347.2 yards allowed per game) this year.
While the Tigers’ pass defense ranks 27th with 196.0 passing yards allowed per game, they’ve been less successful on offense, ranking 13th-worst (164.4 passing yards per game).
Auburn ranks 70th in run defense this season (151.2 rushing yards allowed per game), but has been playing really well on the other side of the ball, ranking eighth-best in the FBS with 210.0 rushing yards per game.
The Tigers rank 51st in scoring offense (29.3 points per game) and 31st in scoring defense (20.5 points allowed per game) this year.
New Mexico State Stats & Insights
The Tigers knocked off the Arkansas Razorbacks 48-10 in their most recent outing.
New Mexico State ranks 46th with 419.7 total yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 72nd with 378.8 total yards given up per contest on the defensive side of the ball.
The Aggies are putting up 214.2 passing yards per game on offense this season (81st-ranked). Meanwhile, they are surrendering 242.7 passing yards per contest (100th-ranked) on defense.
New Mexico State’s run defense ranks 45th in the FBS with 136.1 rushing yards allowed per contest, but it has been lifted up by its offense, which ranks 11th-best by racking up 205.5 rushing yards per contest.
The Aggies rank 61st in the FBS with 28.7 points per contest on offense, and they rank 38th with 20.8 points allowed per contest on defense.
Auburn Key Players to Watch
Payton Thorne leads Auburn with 1,432 passing yards (143.2 ypg) on 129-of-203 passing with 13 touchdowns and seven interceptions this season. He also has 425 rushing yards (42.5 ypg) on 93 carries while scoring three touchdowns on the ground.
The team’s top rusher, Jarquez Hunter, has carried the ball 124 times for 745 yards (82.8 per game), with seven touchdowns this year.
Rivaldo Fairweather’s 305 receiving yards (33.9 yards per game) lead the team. He has 30 receptions with five touchdowns.
Jay Fair has put together a 300-yard season so far (30.0 receiving yards per game) with two touchdowns, reeling in 30 passes.
Ja’Varrius Johnson has hauled in 12 receptions for 192 yards (32.0 ypg) and two touchdowns this season.
New Mexico State Key Players to Watch
Diego Pavia leads New Mexico State with 2,257 passing yards (205.2 ypg) on 157-of-263 passing with 19 touchdowns and six interceptions this season. He also has 714 rushing yards (64.9 ypg) on 126 carries while scoring five touchdowns on the ground.
This season Ahmonte Watkins has racked up 531 yards (48.3 per game) on 49 attempts with two touchdowns.
Jonathan Brady’s 489 receiving yards (44.5 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s totaled 29 receptions and three touchdowns.
Trent Hudson has put up a 345-yard season so far (34.5 receiving yards per game) with seven touchdowns, hauling in 20 passes.
Eli Stowers’ 25 catches have netted him 278 yards (25.3 ypg) and one touchdown.