Kyle Allen threw for 126 yards and three touchdowns in the first half and No. 16 Texas A&M rolled to a 56-23 victory over Ball State on Saturday night.
It was the perfect party to celebrate the first game after a $485 million redevelopment of Kyle Field that increased its capacity to 102,733, making it the largest stadium in the Southeastern Conference and No. 4 in the nation.
A field goal by the Cardinals on their first drive cut the lead four. The Aggies (2-0) then reeled off 42 straight points, helped by a defensive score, to make it 49-3 at halftime.
Kyler Murray took over for Allen with about 2 minutes left in the first half and threw his first career touchdown pass for 10 yards to Christian Kirk to cap the first-half scoring.
Darian Green had 97 yards and a touchdown for Ball State (1-1).
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