The Fresno State Bulldogs (8-2) and the New Mexico Lobos (3-7) play on Saturday, November 18, 2023 at Bulldog Stadium (CA) in a clash of MWC opponents.
This matchup will be airing on FS1.
When is Fresno State vs. New Mexico and when does it start?
This matchup between the Bulldogs and Lobos will happen on Saturday, November 18, 2023. You should expect the kickoff at 10:30 PM ET.
Where to watch Fresno State vs. New Mexico
The Bulldogs and Lobos will take to the field at Bulldog Stadium (CA) for this matchup on November 18, and if you’d like to see the action live, get your tickets now from Vivid Seats!
What channel is the game on?
You can catch this game live on FS1.
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Fresno State Stats & Insights
In their last outing, the Bulldogs fell to the San Jose State Spartans 42-18.
Fresno State ranks 61st in total offense (397.8 yards per game) and 56th in total defense (368.8 yards allowed per game) this season.
Offensively, the Bulldogs have been a top-25 unit in terms of passing yards, ranking 18th-best in the FBS by averaging 289.4 per game. They rank 57th on defense (223.1 passing yards allowed per game).
Fresno State has been a bottom-25 run offense this season, ranking 19th-worst with 108.4 rushing yards per contest. Defensively, the Bulldogs are ranked 59th in the FBS (145.7 rushing yards allowed per game).
The Bulldogs are totaling 32.4 points per game on offense (37th in the FBS), and they rank 51st defensively with 23.7 points allowed per game.
New Mexico Stats & Insights
In their last game, the Bulldogs lost 42-18 to the San Jose State Spartans.
New Mexico has been struggling defensively, ranking 23rd-worst with 419.4 total yards surrendered per game. It has been better on the other side of the ball, generating 387.0 total yards per contest (66th-ranked).
With 224.1 passing yards per game on offense, the Lobos rank 68th in the FBS. On defense, they rank 105th, allowing 243.1 passing yards per game.
New Mexico ranks 63rd in rushing yards per game (162.9), but it has been less effective on the other side of the ball, ranking 25th-worst in the FBS with 176.3 rushing yards conceded per contest.
The Lobos rank 74th in points per game (26.1), but they’ve been less effective defensively, ranking seventh-worst in the FBS with 36.0 points surrendered per contest.
Fresno State Key Players to Watch
Mikey Keene has 2,342 passing yards (234.2 ypg) to lead Fresno State, completing 66.8% of his passes and tossing 21 touchdown passes and eight interceptions this season.
Malik Sherrod’s team-high 688 rushing yards (76.4 per game) have come on 124 carries, with six touchdowns this year.
This season Elijah Gilliam has piled up 336 yards (37.3 per game) on 90 attempts with five touchdowns.
Erik Brooks’ 616 receiving yards (61.6 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s collected 43 receptions and five touchdowns.
Jalen Moss has put together a 554-yard season so far (55.4 receiving yards per game) with five touchdowns, reeling in 48 passes.
Mac Dalena’s 38 grabs have netted him 440 yards (44.0 ypg) and three touchdowns.
New Mexico Key Players to Watch
Dylan Hopkins has thrown for 1,836 yards (183.6 ypg) to lead New Mexico, completing 59% of his passes and recording 11 touchdown passes and seven interceptions this season. He’s also figured in the ground game with 108 rushing yards (10.8 ypg) on 43 carries with one rushing touchdown.
Jacory Merritt’s team-high 737 rushing yards (73.7 per game) have come on 136 carries, with 14 touchdowns this year.
This season Devon Dampier has racked up 40 carries for 252 yards (36.0 per game) and two touchdowns.
Caleb Medford’s 404 receiving yards (44.9 yards per game) pace all receivers on the team. He’s collected 23 receptions and one touchdown.
Jeremiah Hixon has totaled 385 receiving yards (42.8 yards per game) and five touchdowns, hauling in 33 passes this year.
D.J. Washington’s 27 grabs are good enough for 333 yards (37.0 ypg) and three touchdowns.