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New Mexico State Finalizes New Home and Home Series With San Diego State

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The games will be played in 2019 and 2023

Fresno State v San Diego State Photo by Kent Horner/Getty Images

Athletic Director Mario Moccia announced Thursday that New Mexico State University and San Diego State University have agreed to a home and home series scheduled to begin in 2019.

The first game of the series will take place at Aggie Memorial Stadium on September 14, 2019. The Aggies will then make the journey to San Diego on September 2, 2023 in time to play in the Aztecs new stadium!

NM State is already scheduled to play SDSU on September 4, 2021 in return for a trip the Aztecs made to Las Cruces back in 2013.

The Aggies and Aztecs have played each other 11 times, with the Aztecs holding a 9-1-1 lead in the series.

New Mexico State now has 11 games scheduled* for the 2019 season, needing just one more to complete the schedule.

New Mexico State 2019 Football Schedule

Sat. Aug., 31 at Washington St.
Sat. Aug., 31 at Washington St.
Sat. Sept., 7 at Alabama
Sat. Sept., 14 San Diego St.
Sat. Sept., 21 at New Mexico
Sat. Sept., 28 Fresno State
Sat. Oct., 5 Liberty Flames
Sat. Oct., 26 at Georgia Southern
Sat. Nov., 9 at Ole Miss
Sat. Nov., 16 Incarnate Word
Sat. Nov., 30 at Liberty Flames

*Home game versus UTEP not yet scheduled

Analysis

As always I am happy with this announcement. Mario Moccia continues to schedule games with close opponents, saving the school money while also scheduling opponents that NMSU can be competitive against.

I also think it is interesting how many Mountain West teams have been scheduled in the past few months. I think it is obvious by now that New Mexico State is using it’s independent status to showcase itself and it’s fan base to the MW and show them they are worth membership. Let’s hope it works out for NMSU.

Go Aggies!