Eberle hit field goals of 44 and 32 yards to stake Utah State's Aggies to a 6-0 lead. New Mexico State's Aggies used a 10-play, 75-yard drive capped by Matt Romero's 18-yard scoring strike to Johnathan Boone to grab a 7-6 lead. But Scarver took the ensuing kickoff to the end zone and Eberle added a 51-yard field goal to give Utah State a 16-7 lead after one quarter.
Dylan Brown's 49-yard field goal pulled NMSU within six, but Jordan Love directed a 10-play, 65-yard drive with Eltoro Allen bulling his way to the end zone from a yard out for a 23-10 advantage. Utah State (1-1) added Eberle's 21-yard field goal and a 14-yard TD pass from Love to Jalen Greene for a 33-10 halftime lead.
Utah State added two third-quarter TDs -- Deante Fortenberry's 75-yard interception return and Gerold Bright's 51-yard run. Darwin Thompson had a 68-yard TD run in the fourth quarter and Eberle added two 51-yard field goals.
Dylan Brown kicked two field goals for NMSU (0-3).
Sources: UConn expected to rejoin Big East
UConn is expected to leave the American Athletic Conference and return to the Big East for basketball and other sports in 2020, sources told ESPN.
Clemson, Alabama huge favorites in openers
Clemson and Alabama, the clear-cut favorites to win the national championship, are both favored to win their season-openers by more than 30 points. Clemson is a 34-point favorite over Georgia Tech, while Alabama's favored by 32 points over Duke.
UGA dismisses WR Holloman after 2018 incident
Wide receiver Jeremiah Holloman has been dismissed from the Georgia football team after he admitted to police that he punched his then-girlfriend during an incident in 2018.
Grambling WR Clark shot, his brother killed
A teen has been killed, while Grambling State University football player D.J. Clark and a third unnamed person have been injured in a shooting at a suburban New Orleans playground.
No. 47-ranked Rosemy commits to Georgia
Marcus Rosemy's commitment to Georgia gives the Dawgs 10 ESPN 300 recruits in the 2020 class.
Sooners land another top QB, Vandagriff, in '21
Quarterback Brock Vandagriff, expected to be one of the top passers in the Class of 2021, committed Thursday to the Oklahoma Sooners.