One of the best pass-catchers in college football will be on show when Pofele Ashlock and the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors (1-3) host the New Mexico State Aggies (2-2) on Sunday, September 24, 2023. You should head to Spectrum Sports in order to see this game.
Learn more about the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors and the New Mexico State Aggies
Date: Sunday, September 24, 2023
Time: 12:00 am ET
Venue: Clarence T.C. Ching Athletics Complex (15,194)
Location: Honolulu, Hawaii
TV Channel: Spectrum Sports PPV
Live Stream: Watch on PremiumTV
Rainbow Warriors 2023 Stats & Insights
- Hawaii is putting up 330.3 yards per game on offense (106th in the FBS), and rank 84th on the other side of the ball, yielding 375.5 yards allowed per game.
- Hawaii is putting up 278.5 passing yards per game on offense (35th in the FBS), and ranks 96th defensively with 242.8 passing yards allowed per game.
- The Rainbow Warriors have the 96th-ranked scoring offense this year (23.3 points per game), and they’ve been worse on defense, ranking 12th-worst with 36.8 points allowed per game.
- While the Rainbow Warriors’ run defense ranks 75th with 132.8 rushing yards allowed per game, they’ve been less successful on offense, ranking fourth-worst (51.8 rushing yards per game).
- Hawaii is posting a 34.5% third-down conversion rate on offense, which ranks them 108th in the FBS. Defensively, the defense ranks 103rd, surrendering a 45.5% third-down conversion rate.
- With two forced turnovers (107th in the FBS) against six turnovers committed (95th in the FBS), the Rainbow Warriors’ -4 turnover margin is the 15th-worst in college football.
- New Mexico State’s 2023 Schedule
- Aggies 2023 Stats & Insights
- From an offensive angle, New Mexico State is putting up 461.5 total yards per game (34th-ranked). It ranks 102nd in the FBS on the other side of the ball (391.8 total yards allowed per game).
- New Mexico State ranks 52nd in the FBS with 254.3 passing yards per contest on offense, and it ranks 88th with 232.5 passing yards allowed per game on defense.
- The Aggies are compiling 33 points per contest on offense this season (53rd-ranked). Meanwhile, they are allowing 28 points per game (92nd-ranked) on defense.
- The Aggies’ run offense has been thriving, posting 207.3 rushing yards per game (23rd-best) this season. On defense, they rank 100th by giving up 159.3 rushing yards per game.
- New Mexico State’s defense has been bottom-25 on third down this season, ceding a 49.1% third-down conversion percentage, which ranks 15th-worst in the FBS. Offensively, it ranks 38th with a 49.1% third-down rate.
- The Aggies have forced two turnovers this season and have turned the ball over six times, resulting in a -4 turnover margin that is 15th-worst in the FBS.
- New Mexico State Preview:
- This week, the New Mexico State Aggies (2-2) will travel to Honolulu to take on the Hawaii Rainbow Warriors in the fifth game of the season.
- In their first four games, the Aggies have been average at best. The team opened the season with a 41-30 loss to UMass but bounced back with a 58-21 victory over Western Illinois in Week 2.
- The Aggies lost game three to Liberty by a score of 33-17 and are fresh off a 27-17 victory over New Mexico in Albuquerque, N.M., beating its in-state foe for the second year in a row.
- The Aggies’ offensive performance against New Mexico was strong, as they put up 33 points and 464 yards on average. The Aggies struggled on defense, giving up 401 yards while only giving up 17 points due to turnovers.
- Diego Pavia, the quarterback, led the club in passing and rushing. He completed 9 of 12 passes for 203 yards and 2 touchdowns. In that game, Jonathan Brady had three catches for 109 yards and two touchdowns.