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Rogers throws for 474 yards, New Mexico St. beats Texas St.

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Texas State's Twyford wide open for a 69-yard TD (0:57)

Jaylin Nelson connects with Caleb Twyford for a Bobcat touchdown to close the gap on New Mexico State. (0:57)

SAN MARCOS, Texas -- Tyler Rogers threw for 474 yards and three touchdowns as New Mexico State charged back in the second half to knock off Texas State 45-35 in Sun Belt Conference action on Saturday.

Jaleel Scott hauled in seven passes for 130 yards and a touchdown and Anthony Muse caught four for 88 yards and a score as the Aggies (4-5, 2-3) rallied from a 21-17 deficit at the half to score two-straight touchdowns in the third to take the lead for good.

Twice the Bobcats (2-7, 1-4) closed to within three. They cut the lead to 38-35 when Jaylin Nelson took a handoff and then hit Caleb Twyford on a 69-yard scoring play with 9:02 left in the game.

Rogers passed to OJ Clark from the 14 and he dove for the end zone for the score with 2:22 remaining to seal the win.

Damian Williams threw for 321 yards and two scores for Texas State.

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