Assuming that the University of Texas-San Antonio will be an easy opponent for New Mexico State University this weekend would be a mistake.
Yes, the Roadrunners are in their first year on the FBS level and in just their second of football existence, period. But UTSA is also a scary team coming to Las Cruces this Saturday.
For starters, they have a 4-0 record (granted, they haven’t beaten particularly anyone this year). Still, with wins over South Alabama, Texas A&M-Commerce, Georgia State and Northwestern Oklahoma State, UTSA will come into Saturday’s game with confidence.
That, and they’ll be fired up. This will be the Roadrunners first WAC game in program history and they’ll be ready to go. They run a multiple offense — they’ve been seen in a spread option, will throw the ball deep and have a mobile quarterback in Eric Soza. The team has some athletes, are in a fertile recruiting ground, have financial backing and an experienced coach in Larry Coker.
The Aggies are coming off a tough loss to New Mexico and will need to get their engine revved up for this one. The Roadrunners certainly will.
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