All times HST!
6:08 - Start of game. Nice kickoff return for Hawaii by A.J. Martinez. Who the heck is that? Anyway, it was about 60 yards to the NMSU 30 or so.
6:09 - Colt Brennan overthrows two deep passes, then completes a 13 yard pass to Chad Mock for the first down.
6:10 - Nice pass to Ryan Grice-Mullen for 9 yards.
6:11 - Brennan runs for the first down on 2nd and 1.
6:11 - Holy moly, that looked really easy. Touchdown pass to Ross Dickerson! Hawaii 7, NMSU 0
6:14 - A little trickery on NMSU's kickoff return, some weird hand off. NMSU has it on their own 30.
6:18 - Yikes, NMSU is moving the ball pretty good too. After five plays, they have it at Hawaii's 26.
6:18 - FUMBLE!!! Hawaii gets it at their own 26.
6:21 - Yeah baby, NICE catch and run by Chad Mock for 30 yards to NMSU's 43.
6:22 - Nice shovel pass to David Farmer for 14 yards.
6:22 - Juggling catch by Mock to NMSU's 25.
6:23 - Nice RAC from Farmer to NMSU's 15.
6:24 - 15 yard TOUCHDOWN pass to Grice-Mullen!!! Hawaii 14, NMSU 0
6:27 - Doug Vaioleti just said NMSU is playing "monkey football" or something because they're monkeying around on the kickoff returns. They start off on their own seven yard line.
6:29 - Ooooh, nice hit by Lono Manners. 3rd and 4 NMSU.
6:29 - NMSU gets the first down.
6:30 - Yikes, the NMSU running back is doing quite well against Hawaii's run defense. 17 yard run to their own 47.
6:33 - Errr, NMSU, running at will, just scored a touchdown. Hawaii 14, NMSU 7
. Way too easy. Sit back, it's gonna be a high scoring night.
6:36 - Wow, this AJ Martinez guy is pretty good. He just returned his second kick for 40+ yards. First down at Hawaii's 44.
6:37 - Brennan completes a pass to Davone Bess for 8 yards.
6:37 - Another pass to Bess for the first down! Hawaii has it at NMSU's 43.
6:40 - Hawaii's going for it on 4th and 2 at NMSU's 35. Incomplete pass. Crap.
6:44 - Hawaii stops NMSU on a 3rd and 2. 4th down! Holding penalty on NMSU. They gotta punt anyway. Oh, and now the refs say personal foul on NMSU. Back 15 yards! 4th and 18. Andre Taylor is back to receive.
6:45 - Punt goes out of bounds at Hawaii's 34.
6:46 - NICE catch by Grice-Mullen for 31 yards. Nice pass by Brennan. Hawaii has it on NMSU's 35.
6:48 - Brennan is overthrowing open receivers on deep balls. Nice touch on the short passes though.
6:52 - Start of 2nd quarter. 3rd and 2 on NSMU's 28.
Ross Dickerson catches a 5 yard pass for the first down! Hawaii on the 23.
6:53 - Jim Leahey just said "goddamn" on the air! He was referring to "that goddamn Chad Mock" or something, in an affectionate way of course! UPDATE:
He actually thought the receiver was Chad Mock, but it turned out to be Ross Dickerson. Leahey first recognized the receiver as Mock, but then said: "Check that, that's goddamn-- I mean excuse me, that's Dickerson. And I apologize for the language, but another misidentification." You could hear Russell Yamanoha laughing about it.
6:54 - Brennan with the TOUCHDOWN pass to Grice-Mullen!!! Hawaii 21, NMSU 7
. Lookin good!
6:59 - NMSU has the ball now, and they're just movin the ball. Fumble negated on an offsides penalty, so they keep on going.
7:04 - Nice pressure by Tony Akpan! Unfortunately, the QB makes an 18 yard completion. NMSU has it on Hawaii's 10 yard line.
7:06 - Touchdown by NMSU on a 5 yard run. Hawaii's defense can't stop NMSU for some reason. Do they forget NMSU is 0 and 6!?!?! Hawaii 21, NMSU 14
7:09 - A pooch kickoff makes two UH players bang into each other. Luckily no fumble! Hawaii has it on their own 29.
7:10 - Brennan scrambles for 4 yards. 2nd and 6 on the 33.
7:10 - David Farmer with the catch and run to Hawaii's 41. 1st down!
7:11 - NICE pass from Brennan to Bess across the middle. It was a bullet! Hawaii ball on NMSU's 29.
7:12 - Another pass across the middle to Bess!!! Hawaii has it on NMSU's 4.
7:13 - Oh my! What a catch by Davone Bess!!! He leaped for no reason, but nice catch! TOUCHDOWN! Hawaii 28, NMSU 14
7:15 - NMSU with a nice kickoff return. They have it at Hawaii's 41.
7:16 - Nice ankle tackle by Solomon Elimimian to stop what could've been a big run.
7:17 - Late hit by Tanuvasa Moe, I think. 15 yard penalty. NMSU has it on Hawaii's 15.
7:18 - Nice tackle by Kila Kamakawiwo'ole. 3rd and 9 on Hawaii's 14.
7:19 - Damn, good hits on the play, but NMSU got the first down. 1st and goal on the 5.
7:22 - SHOOOOOOOT-OUT. Hawaii 28, NMSU 21
7:25 - Hawaii has the ball on their own 27.
7:26 - Nice scramble by Brennan for the first down! Ball on the 38.
7:27 - Another run by Brennan for 9 yards! Geez. Ball on Hawaii's 47.
7:27 - Brennan gets sorta sacked into a first down.
7:28 - Jim Leahey just said that Hawaii coach Vantz Singletary fainted in the coaches box and has been taken to the hospital. Let's hope he's okay.
7:28 - Nice pass from Brennan to Grice-Mullen to NMSU's 29 yard line.
7:29 - Nice run by David Farmer after catching a shovel pass. Ball on NMSU's 15.
7:32 - Holding penalty on a play where Colt had the ball for like 10 seconds before he threw it. Ball on the 25.
7:33 - Roughing the passer on NMSU. Assholes. Ball on NMSU's 12.
7:34 - Short pass to Chad Mock for a couple yards. Ball on NMSU's 10.
7:37 - Man, Brennan is really patient. Almost had a touchdown after holding onto the ball for 10 seconds.
7:37 - HO CUZ! Amazing touchdown by Grice-Mullen! He leaped towards the goal line and had some NMSU players carry him into the endzone! Too funny! Hawaii 35, NMSU 21
7:41 - Hawaii defense not so good. NMSU got the ball on Hawaii's 47 after a couple good runs.
7:42 - Okay, as soon as I say that, two nice run stops in a row by Hawaii's D.
7:43 - Errr, Tony Akpan was fighting with some NMSU players at the end of the half. That's not good. NO FIGHTS!!! KEEP IT TO THE GAME!!! THEY'RE 0 and 6! Score at the half - Hawaii 35, NMSU 21.
7:45 - By the way, Colt Brennan has passed for 296 yards with 5 touchdowns and no interceptions at the half.
8:10 - Start of second half. Long halftime because of homecoming ceremonies, I think. Dan Kelly kicks off and NMSU returns it to their own 35.
8:11 - First play, defense stops the run at the line of scrimmage. Let's keep doing that!
8:13 - Kenny Patton breaks up a pass, but it looks like he got injured on the play. Let's hope it's not serious. 3rd and 12 for NMSU.
8:14 - NMSU can't convert and gotta punt! Delay of game penalty on the punt. Back five yards.
8:15 - Errrr, on 4th and 17, NMSU fakes the punt and makes the first down. Great. NMSU ball at their own 46.
8:17 - Tanuvasa Moe with the big hit for a loss on the running back! 2nd and 13 on NMSU's 43.
8:18 - NMSU with another first down. Ball at Hawaii's 35.
8:19 - 3rd and 5 on Hawaii's 30. Come on with the stop!
8:20 - Karl Noa with the SACK!!! Puts NMSU out of field goal range, I think. 4th and 11 on Hawaii's 36.
8:22 - NMSU try another fake punt, but Lamar Broadway sniffs it out and tackles the faker at the 40! Hawaii ball.
8:27 - Brennan with a 30+ yard run, but it looks like there was holding on the play. And yes it was. Damn!
8:28 - On 3rd and 20, UH does a shovel pass to Farmer, who gets tripped up at the line of scrimmage. Hawaii gotta punt.
8:29 - Milne with a 33 yard punt. NMSU has it on their 33. Commercial break!
8:33 - NMSU moving the ball again.
8:33 - Turmarian Moreland with the BIG HIT to break up the screen pass. Could hear the pop!
8:34 - Geez, almost had a sack, but QB evaded. 3rd and 13 on their own 49.
8:35 - Pass was dropped! 4th down! Let's see if NMSU fakes this punt.
8:36 - Nope that was a real punt, and a doozy. NMSU pins Hawaii back on their own 1 yard line. Let's see the 99 yard scoring drive!
8:38 - Nevermind, apparently an NMSU player touched it when the ball was rolling. Ball on Hawaii's 6. Or something. Anyway, it's on the 6. Let's see a 94 yard scoring drive!
8:40 - That Colt Brennan is elusive. He almost got sacked in the endzone, but made it into a 5 yard gain. 3rd and 5 on Hawaii's 11.
8:41 - Nice pass to Dickerson for the first down!
8:42 - Another pass to Dickerson for the first down!
8:43 - Pass to Davone Bess for a short gain. Ball on Hawaii's 40.
8:43 - Colt Brennan completes a 54 yard pass to Davone Bess across the middle! Ball at NMSU's 7 yard line! Bess was shaken up on the play.
8:44 - What a break. Brennan got intercepted in the endzone, but pass interference on NMSU, so that negates that. Hawaii has it on NMSU's 2 yard line.
8:46 - 2 yard touchdown pass to Grice-Mullen!!! Hawaii 42, NMSU 21
8:49 - Yikes, Ryan Keomaka almost got an interception!!! NMSU still has the ball at their own 33.
8:51 - Derrrrr. Keomaka makes a late hit out of bounds on the next play. That was dumb. 1st down on the NMSU 49.
8:53 - NMSU can't convert on 3rd and 4. Looks like they might go for it on 4th down...
8:54 - Hawaii D with the pressure! QB overthrows. Turnover on downs. Hawaii has it on their own 45.
8:55 - Nice RAC by Grice-Mullen on a short pass. 19 yard gain! Ball on NMSU's 36.
8:56 - Ditto for Dickerson on a 16 yard gain. Ball on NMSU's 20.
8:57 - Wow. Brennan rifles it to Mock, who was covered by two guys. Ball on NMSU's 10.
9:00 - Drive gets stopped on incompletions and a penalty. Dan Kelly will try for the 42 yard field goal....and misses. Still Hawaii 42, NMSU 21.
9:06 - Uh oh, NMSU converted on 3rd and 10. Ball on Hawaii's 33.
9:07 - BOOOOM!!! Kila Kamakawiwoole with the sack/forced fumble on the quarterback. Hawaii recovers on their own 47!
9:08 - Nice catch and run by Chad Mock. First down.
9:09 - Pass to Grice-Mullen to NMSU's 23.
9:10 - Damn. Pass off the hand of Bess gets intercepted. NMSU ball on their own 22.
9:11 - Lamar Broadway nearly intercepts the pass. Yikes. 3rd and 10.
9:12 - QB has to throw the ball away. Forced to punt. I smell fake!
9:13 - Nope, real punt again! Hawaii gets it at their own 28.
9:16 - Brennan to Mock for an 11 yard gain. Ball on Hawaii's 39.
9:16 - Brennan scrambles for five yards. Ball on the 41.
9:17 - A running play!!! Farmer takes it into NMSU territory!!! Ball on NMSU 44 yard line.
9:18 - Brennan with a 44 yard TOUCHDOWN pass to Chad Mock!!! In stride!!! Hawaii 49, NMSU 21
9:23 - NMSU with a three and out. Let's see if they go for it on 4th down.
9:24 - Wow, the fake punt works!!! Nice catch by the NMSU receiver. Hawaii couldn't see that coming? NMSU ball on Hawaii's 46.
9:26 - NMSU scores on a two yard touchdown pass. It ain't over yet! 7:42 left in the game. Hawaii 49, NMSU 28
9:30 - NMSU tries for the onside kick, but it goes out of bounds. Tyler Graunke's in the game now. Colt Brennan is out with 515 yards and 7 touchdown passes against one interception.
9:32 - Wow, Mario Cox bowls over two runners for the 7 yard gain. Ball on NMSU's 44.
9:33 - Graunke completes a first down pass to Patrick Olchovy. The reserves are in!
9:35 - Graunke with a run for first down on 3rd and 6. Ball on Hawaii 20.
9:37 - FUMBLE!!! Graunke completes a pass to Bain, who then coughs it up. NMSU has the ball on their own 13.
9:40 - Interception by Turmarian Moreland. Looks like the NMSU QB got hurt on that play. Hope he's okay. 3:38 left in the game.
9:44 - First play from scrimmage, Mario Cox runs for the first down. Ball on NMSU's 33.
9:47 - UH turns it over on downs. 1:28 left in the game.
9:54 - End of game. FINAL SCORE - Hawaii Warriors 49, New Mexico State Aggies 28