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New Mexico State junior QB Tyler Rogers was arrested Friday on a misdemeanor battery charge.

Rogers’ girlfriend is the alleged victim. A verbal spat at a party apparently turned physical, with police reporting that the woman "downplayed the incident and said that it wasn’t really anything and that the altercation did not get physical and didn’t consider Mr. Rogers grabbing her arm as being a physical altercation." It is unclear if the woman is cooperating with authorities. "We are letting the process run through," NMSU head football coach Doug Martin said. "Since it is a misdemeanor, there isn't a suspension coming forth right now."
Aug 24 - 4:58 PM

New Mexico State redshirt senior QB Tyler Matthews has left the program.

"He decided he didn't want to play," said HC Doug Martin. "I wish the kid would have stayed but we have to move on." During his collegiate career, Matthews has lost out on starting jobs to Trevone Boykin and (following a transfer to Southern Miss) Nick Mullens. He transferred over to New Mexico State over the winter. With him out of the competition, one of junior Tyler Rogers, JUCO transfer Conner Cramer or redshirt sophomore Nick Jeanty will start at quarterback for the Aggies this season, though it has not yet been announced which might earn that gig.
Aug 23 - 4:04 PM

New Mexico State junior RB Larry Rose III underwent surgery to repair a sports hernia.

Rose is being listed as questionable for New Mexico State's opener against UTEP. Last season, the 5-foot-11, 184-pounder rushed for 1,651 yards and 12 touchdowns while catching 30 passes for 382 yards and a pair of scores. He is a legitimate fantasy threat when healthy, but potentially interested owners should monitor his health through the final two weeks of August to make sure that he will be ready to roll for the regular season.
Aug 18 - 1:46 PM

During the Los Angeles Rams' local prospect day on Saturday, New Mexico State DB Winston Rose ran the 40-yard dash in 4.38 seconds.

Rose already had a smooth 4.45 seconds logged during his Pro Day, but he bested that mark on Saturday. After all of his work was completed, the 5-foot-11, 177-pounder met with a number of Ram coaches, including DB coach Dennard Wilson, DC Gregg Williams, ST coordinator John Fasell and HC Jeff Fisher. Rose reflected on the whole experience, saying, "It couldn’t have gone any better. It was very exciting. I was a little nervous. Once I felt comfortable after the first drill, everything was in place. Overall, I felt good with my performance. It was a great day. I feel like that could be home." The Rams are thin on picks at this point after they put them all into a barrel and rolled them over to the Titans in exchange for No. 1, but Rose could be in play for them on Day 3.
Apr 16 - 5:29 PM

New Mexico State DB Winston Rose will participate in the Los Angeles Rams’ local prospect day this weekend.

"I’m excited," Rose said. "It’s another opportunity to display my talents. It’s a job interview." The 5-foot-11, 177-pounder ran the 40-yard dash in 4.45 seconds and added a 10-3 broad jump and a 36-inch vertical leap at his Pro Day workout. His ancillary testing numbers were all superb. "My skills, obviously my speed and my athleticism and my overall ball skills," Rose said. "Winston Rose as a person, I’m going to help a team. I have length and quickness. I want to improve on being consistent." Said his agent J.D. Ogilvie: "Winston has everything you look for in a starting cornerback. From his length, his agility, speed, the numbers he put up at his Pro Day are top tier in every single category. ... He has the natural skill set of a starting cornerback."
Apr 14 - 11:02 PM

Southern Miss graduate QB Tyler Matthews transferred to New Mexico State.

It's been quite the journey for Matthews. The 6-foot-4, 220-pound QB started his college career as a four-star recruit with TCU in 2012. After taking a redshirt as a freshman, he fought it out with Trevone Boykin for the starting job. That didn't go so well. Matthews then transferred to Southern Miss and sat out another year due to NCAA transfer rules before finding himself embroiled in yet another dogfight for playing time, against Nick Mullens. Mullens barely beat him out during August camp, but proceeded to post a monster season. That brings Matthews to New Mexico State. In his college career, he has just 10 pass attempts, but he should jostle for the 2016 starter role along with senior Tyler Rogers, JUCO transfer Connor Cramer and Matthews' younger brother, Cameron Matthews. It would be a stinger if baby brother beat him out to end his football career.
Jan 28 - 5:39 PM

New Mexico State DB Winston Rose accepted an invite to the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

Rose initially joined New Mexico State in 2013 as a JUCO transfer, having previously played his ball at Los Angeles Valley College. For the 2015 campaign the 6-foot, 174-pounder recorded 51 tackles (2.0 for loss), six pass breakups and one blocked kick.
Jan 17 - 7:03 PM

New Mexico State sophomore RB Larry Rose III was held to 64 yards and two touchdowns on 27 carries in Saturday's 43-35 loss to Louisiana-Monroe.

The Aggies were dreadful this year, finishing 3-9. The silver lining is that they have two years of Rose remaining. Rose closes out the season with 1,651 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns. The 5-foot-11, 184-pound sophomore is also a capable receiver, converting 30 catches into 382 yards and two scores.
Sat, Dec 5, 2015 07:01:00 PM

New Mexico State sophomore RB Larry Rose III rushed for 212 yards and four touchdowns on 25 carries in Saturday's 55-48 overtime win against Idaho.

Rose hadn't scored in his last three games, but Idaho provided the perfect salve, as the 5-foot-11, 184-pound sophomore notched a quartet of scores on Saturday. The overtime win gave New Mexico State their first victory of the 2015 campaign. They now sit at 1-7. For his part, Rose has rushed for 1,083 yards and 10 touchdowns while averaging a meaty 7.7 YPC. He's well on his way to surpassing a brilliant freshman campaign that saw him accumulate 1,102 yards and nine touchdowns scored. The touchdown number's already fallen. Expect likewise for the yardage when New Mexico State plays Texas State next Saturday.
Sun, Nov 1, 2015 07:45:00 PM

Southern Miss head coach Todd Monken won't rule out playing two quarterbacks.

"I could see that," he said. "I think it’s overrated that one quarterback has to be the guy. You don’t say that about any other position. (I could see that) if they’re good enough. I think both are capable of winning games here, but I’m not at that point to say we’ll (definitely) have both guys play. I know one will play, possibly two." Nick Mullens and Tyler Matthews are competing for snaps. "Maybe it would be nice to know just so you don’t have to worry about it," the TCU transfer Matthews said. "But at the same time, day by day it’s kind of that situation where you’re trying to do the best you can. So I don’t really think it matters. We’re just going at it day by day."
Sun, Aug 16, 2015 05:29:00 PM

Former TCU redshirt sophomore QB Tyler Matthews has transferred to Southern Miss.

Matthews did not see the field after redshirting in 2012, so he is hoping a change of scenery allows for more playing time. He was a highly rated pro style quarterback coming out of high school, but we know how little that can mean.
Thu, May 22, 2014 02:29:00 PM

New Mexico State WR Austin Franklin had a pre-draft visit with the Giants.

Franklin surprisingly declared early for the draft after the 2013 campaign, perhaps a foolish decision considering how incredibly deep this WR class is. The 5-foot-11, 189-pounder collected 160 receptions for 2,439 yards and 19 touchdowns over his three-year career. Franklin ran a 4.56 second forty at the combine.
Sat, May 3, 2014 09:04:00 PM

New Mexico State junior WR Austin Franklin has declared for the NFL Draft.

The junior caught 52 passes for 670 yards and seven touchdowns this season. Franklin apparently did not consult his head coach, Doug Martin, on the decision. "The Dallas, Texas native has shown ability to be a possible professional prospect: strong and physical, Franklin was moved around throughout the formation in 2013 and displayed his penchant as a play maker," beat writer Teddy Feinberg writes.
Wed, Dec 18, 2013 10:35:00 AM

Jaguars selected New Mexico State CB Jeremy Harris with the No. 208 overall pick.

Harris (6-foot-2 3/8, 181) has plus length for Jacksonville's new press-man scheme, but he's going to have to get stronger to take on NFL receivers. He did play for new Jags DBs coach DeWayne Walker in college, which will help Harris' chances of earning a roster spot. Harris ran 4.48 at his Pro Day with a 36 1/2-inch vertical. He was a 2012 first-team All-WAC pick by the conference's coaches.
Sat, Apr 27, 2013 05:41:00 PM

New Mexico State CB Jeremy Harris visited the Colts on Wednesday.

"Harris has had several official visits following a strong campus Pro Day workout," per Ravens beat writer Aaron Wilson. The unknown corner has a long frame, standing 6'2/181 pounds, and ran a 4.48 forty. teams seem to be favoring taller and longer corners in order to match up with receivers at the catch point.
Source: Scout.com
Thu, Apr 18, 2013 09:37:00 AM


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