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Jake Roh's 3 TDs lead Boise State past NM 28-14

Boise (AP) — Jake Roh caught two touchdown passes and took a direct snap for a 6-yard TD run, and Boise State pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat New Mexico 28-14 on Thursday night in the Mountain West Conference opener for both teams.

Playing five days after losing a triple-overtime heartbreaker at Washington State, the Broncos (2-1) used two big special teams plays early in the fourth quarter to setup Roh’s touchdown run that finally gave Boise State some cushion.

New Mexico (1-2) was forced to use third string quarterback Coltin Gerhart after starter Lamar Jordan was knocked out late in the first half with a concussion.

Gerhart was 7-of-13 passing for 67 yards and threw a 14-yard touchdown to Anselem Umeh late in the fourth.

It was the second straight week the Lobos run game was held under 200 yards after rushing for 176 in last week’s loss to New Mexico State.

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