He also saw action against then No. 15 Texas in the second half.
Bergstrom Grabs Career-High
Wide receiver Jordan Bergstrom was all over the field against Minnesota, recording a career-high in both receptions with eight and receiving yards with 60, including a long of 18. Against No. 15 Texas, Bergstrom grabbed three passes for 14 yards.
On the season, Bergstrom has 11 catches for 74 yards. He has also rushed the ball once in each game for nine yards.
Bowen Consistent after Two
Wide receiver Joshua Bowen has started off the season on a hot streak. Against No. 15 Texas, Bowen caught his first touchdown of his career, pulling in eight total passes for 83 yards. He followed that performance with six catches for 38 yards.
On the season, Bowen has 14 catches for 121 yards and the Aggies only receiving touchdown of the season.
Coming into the season, Bowen has played in just two games with no receptions. This year, he is averaging seven catches a game and 8.6 yards per catch.
Nixon Solid Day at the Office
Linebacker Trashaun Nixon came out on fire against Minnesota in the season home opener. He recorded a season-high 11 tackles, a tackle-for-a-loss and a forced fumble. This was the third time in his Aggie career he recorded double-digit tackles.
Nixon started all 12 games at linebacker for the Aggies for the 2012 season and was selected to the All-WAC second team for his efforts. He recorded 96 tackles, 9.5 tackles for a loss, three sacks, a forced fumble, a fumble recovery, one interception and four pass break-ups on the season. He recorded eight tackles per game, which ranked sixth in the WAC. Nixon also ranked fifth with 9.5 tackles for a loss on the season. Nixon set a career high in tackles with 15 in the first game of the season against Sacramento State (Aug. 30).
For his career, Nixon has 112 tackles, 11.5 tackles-for-a-loss and 2.5 sacks.
Cazares is back in Double-Digits
Safety Davis Cazares recorded 11 tackles against Minnesota this past weekend, marking the seventh time in his career that he has tallied double-digit tackles. Cazares has the most double-digit tackle games than any other player on the team.
In 2012, Cazares started 10 games for the Aggies at free safety and played in all 12 games. He led the WAC with 9.7 tackles per game and was ranked 27th nationally. For his efforts on the season, Cazares was selected to the All-WAC second team. He recorded 116 total tackles, three tackles for a loss, one forced fumble, one pass break-up and one blocked kick on the season. Cazares led the team with 19 tackles against New Mexico (Sept. 22), which was also a career high.
For his career, Cazares has 154 tackles.
Defensive lineman Willie Mobley earned his first career sack as an Aggie against his hometown team Minnesota this past weekend. He also recorded four tackles and a tackle-for-a-loss.
On the season, Mobley has seven tackles. He also recorded the first sack of the season for the Aggies.
Laudermill Right Place-Right Time
Defensive lineman Kevin Laudermill recorded his first career interception against Minnesota. It was the third interception for the Aggies this season. Laudermill returned the ball one-yard, while recording two tackles in the game.
The Aggies had just four interceptions in 12 games in 2012.
Last season, Laudermill played in 11 games for the Aggies on the defensive line for the 2012 season and started all 11. He recorded 35 tackles, two tackles for a loss, one sack and one pass break-up. He set a career high in tackles with six against Ohio.
New Mexico State is just one of two schools in the country that have a left-footed kicker at both its starting punter (Cayle Chapman-Brown) and starting field goal kicker (Maxwell Johnson). Tennessee is the only other school to have this combination however Michael Palardy handled both positions for the Vols.