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Welcome to New Mexico State sports weekly round overall. College football finished off the sixth week to play last Saturday but the Aggie football team had a week off following their win over New Mexico two weeks ago. Head coach DeWayne Walker is with -- now coach while Saturday was likely a little less hectic for you but I'm sure that your staff was still very this. You know we've worked my -- Thursday we had a regular schedule. We had a Thursday morning practice that we got the guys that -- and we're gone -- about 615. And got him off to feel about about 730 record eight -- You know we came in and watch practice tape and all the coaches were out recruiting costs of their -- Thursday afternoon and Friday and Saturday and got everybody back in the office on Sunday and you're -- Well let's talk a little bit about your offense so -- the Aggies scored 42 points a couple of weeks ago in Albuquerque. As you were in the off week last week what were some of the things that that she worked on it. We'll just have to keep. You sit back and 4050 times -- game so that's -- one one continue to improve our run game and then -- red zone scoring. Field goes it taking. So flaws. Jeff scored touchdowns in the red. Well offensively it's continued -- that discussion their coach Martin is the offensive coordinator in his first year. What kind of discussions have you guys had for a from week one all the way that we live in terms of will score points. Sad but true in this conference you have to score. We experienced that in first and both. God in this pretty close to being over the hump. And I know we like to. That's something when you -- going to third close. That's up to continued. It's -- -- on the defensive side of the football -- that's your specialty what are some of the -- so far through five weeks will -- it stopping the run you know that's something that we've struggled with. And it's still not. Totally fixed yeah I think we've got a little better we have to continue. To figure out -- would -- bird stuff. -- -- get Idaho coming in here this coming weekend it's a tough enough to our team game and talk about that in a minute but from an injury standpoint. With the off week last week where do you guys stand heading into the game against the. You know we're getting better we still have some guys getting they're probably the one. That we're concerned would DJ adopt or so he'll probably via a game time. Decision in. We still have a couple guys that we're trying to get back I think -- on the practice on Thursday a little bit sore open to have him back by. That's why you have to create some depth and and you gotta get the next -- ago. You guys. But a lot of teams in the Western Athletic Conference -- in play last week. To watch -- pay attention to the games going on. A chance to watch a little bit of -- and you know be. You know you always gone sneak in to some the other teams in the conference and coming here. Get an idea on how these other teams look. You get a chance to play. Taking a look at the Western Athletic Conference standings Hawaii and one Fresno state. While -- obviously just a couple of weeks into the conference but how do you see that label and in the Western Athletic Conference from here. A lot of parity you know one team that's been pretty impressive He -- They they have a big game this week. Against Fresno states I think that's going to be good game. There's a lot of -- Buehrle is so I've known him a residency. How we finish in terms of power conference teams. This season. It is the tough enough to repeat this coming Saturday at memorial stadium against Idaho it -- something that's been going on for five years now and Oscars that's what this means. -- you know I have a sister who. She recovered from breast cancers so. Struck out families it was definitely. Sensitive topic him and I know our coaches were watching -- This month it would take this game pretty serious so. You know run defeat it so hope we. And then you. -- things I really enjoyed the tough enough to work week. From a coaching -- -- -- -- -- -- of the players as well what are some of the things that some of the players have shared with you in terms of breast cancer awareness of breast cancer research you know it's pretty sensitive enormity of years -- argued the players a chance to talk about now. You know cancer obstructive families then and really just try to. John I have a moment with them to have to share him to show these guys importance. Not on this football game just cancer here. Idaho is the opponent this Saturday coach the -- coming up lots of Louisiana Tech what are some of the keys of the game for the Aggies well again we got to do -- the ball. And we have good stuff I -- they struggled a little bit. Record. It is not. An indication that boy this is -- good football team. Guillen will have doubtful. It's going to be physical games that we don't have to. You know Bernard -- but it's going to be. It's going to be good for border the Mexico state football against us comings it's electric. Back.