TUSCALOOSA, Ala. – he No. 2-ranked Alabama football team put up 603 yards of total offense in its 62-10 win against New Mexico State in the Crimson Tide's home opener inside Bryant-Denny Stadium Saturday. Alabama moved to 2-0 on the season while the Aggies dropped to 0-2.
On offense, junior quarterback Tua Tagovailoa totaled 227 yards on 16-of-24 passing and three touchdowns, to go along with a 25-yard rushing touchdown. Junior wideout Jerry Jeudy had a career-high three touchdowns, after ending his day with eight receptions and 103 yards. Junior wide receiver Henry Ruggs III added 141 total yards and two scores of his own with one on the ground and one receiving.
On defense, senior defensive end Raekwon Davis and junior defensive back Xavier McKinney tied for the most tackles with six each. Sophomore defensive back Patrick Surtain II came up with his first interception of the season while also forcing a fumble.