Air Force’s Roberts scores 3 TDs in 28-0 win over New Mexico

AIR FORCE ACADEMY – Brad Roberts sped to 177 yards and three touchdowns, Haaziq Daniels added 56 yards rush and a score, and Air Force overcame three second-half turnovers, beating New Mexico 28-0 on Friday night.

Air Force scored a touchdown on the first three possession of the game, while New Mexico punted on three of the first four – along with a fumble. The Falcons messed up on three straight discs in the second half, but New Mexico each followed with a missed field goal.

Roberts, in his second game with Air Force, scored runs of 5, 12 and 44 yards. Daniels scored from the 4th, and also completed 4-of-5 passes for 66 yards.

Air Force (2-2, 1-2 Mountain West) secured its first shutout in a conference game since the 2011 season – also against New Mexico.

Trae Hall was 23 out of 42 for 221 yards and an interception for New Mexico (0-4, 0-4). The Lobos missed field targets of 37, 40, 50 and 51 meters.