ALBUQUERQUE, New Mexico (Ticker) -- Justin Millea's one-yard run in double overtime lifted New Mexico to a 42-35 victory over Mountain West Conference rival Utah.
After Casey Kelly's two-yard run with 46 seconds left in regulation tied the contest at 28 for the Lobos, Brett Elliott put the Utes back on top with a six-yard pass to J.D. Jorgensen - his fourth TD toss of the game.
But Kelly, who passed for two touchdowns and rushed for two more, ran it in from 19 yards out to tie the game at 35. After New Mexico stopped Utah, the Lobos took seven plays to punch it into the end zone and notch a Homecoming triumph.
Dontrell Moore ran for 163 yards and one touchdown for New Mexico (4-5, 2-1 MWC), which outgained Utah on the ground, 268-89.
In his third start, Elliott connected on 26-of-39 attempts for a career-high 440 yards for Utah (2-6, 0-4), which dropped its sixth consecutive game.
Josh Lyman had 147 receiving yards and one TD and Paris Jackson 138 and a score in the loss.
Utah took a 28-14 lead on Elliott's 26-yard pass to Devin Houston with 6:46 to play in the second quarter, but on the next play from scrimmage, Kelly hit Dwight Counter for an 80-yard strike. Neither team scored again until Kelly's run in the final minute of regulation.