New Mexico State QB suplexes Auburn defender to spark fight
Things have been dicey between New Mexico State and Auburn, with the Tigers trailing 10-7 in the 3rd quarter.
High Freeze’s team has already locked up a bowl bid on the strength of a 3-game winning streak. They’re looking to make it 4 in a row heading into the Iron Bowl vs. Alabama, but the visiting Aggies have given them all they can handle on Saturday.
Earlier in the afternoon, though, it got a little chippy. Watch as NMSU quarterback Diego Pavia absolutely bodyslammed an Auburn defender in the 1st quarter:
State champion wrestler Diego Pavia.
If a 5'9 QB does this to you, do you have to retire? pic.twitter.com/GW8aMiKVP4
— Colin Deaver (@ColinDeaverTV) November 18, 2023
That led to a brief skirmish following the whistle; Pavia was ultimately called for an unneccesary roughness penalty.
Things haven’t erupted further between the 2 teams, but it’s setting up to be a fight to the finish. Can the Tigers turn the tables and shake off a New Mexico State team that is enjoying its best season in decades?
Auburn-New Mexico State is on the SEC Network.