New Mexico State’s football excursion to Oxford, Mississippi, on Saturday may serve as evidence that you can’t buy happiness.
Sure, the Aggies are set to earn a $1.5 million paycheck for taking on Ole Miss in its backyard. But the third “guarantee” game on NMSU’s schedule this season does not come at a good time for coach Doug Martin’s winless squad. The Rebels were 28½-point favorites as of Friday afternoon.
“This is not the time of year you want to play a Power Conference team,” Martin said. “You’d much rather do it early in the season but our schedule is what it is. We’ll make the most of it.”
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