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Matt Christian, quarterback
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Christian threw for 360 yards in New Mexico State's 48-45 victory Fresno State, the school's first win over the Bulldogs in 18 tries. Christian has been dealing with injuries to his non-throwing shoulder and hip, but he is averaging 258.3 yards passing per game. The 6-foot-3, 223-pound senior has also rushed for 260 yards this season.

Kenny Turner, running back
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Turner scored four touchdowns, three rushing and one receiving, against Fresno State. The 5-foot-10 junior's six-yard gain on a third-and-6 in the game's final minute sealed the victory. Turner has rushed 161 times for 799 yards this season and nine touchdowns while catching 42 passes for 494 yards and three touchdowns.

Taveon Rogers, wide receiver
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Rogers had a school-record 412 all-purpose yards (166 receiving and a touchdown and 246 kick return yards, including a 99-yarder for a touchdown) against Fresno State. On the season, the 6-foot senior has caught 44 passes for 881 yards and nine touchdowns.

Courtney Viney, cornerback
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A UCLA transfer, the 5-foot-9 senior has 54 tackles this season. Viney deflected a pass on fourth-and-10 against Fresno State late in the game to preserve the victory.

Justin Smith, safety
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Smith recorded a career-high 13 tackles against Fresno State after having 12 tackles through his previous eight games combined. It marked Smith's first start after he replaced starter Donyae Coleman.