New Mexico running back Kasey Carrier set a Mountain West record with 338 yards.
The Air Force Falcons used two big defensive plays and a final defensive stand to turn away the New Mexico Lobos 28-23 Saturday to claim a decisive Mountain West Conference victory at home.
In a showdown between two of the nation's top rushing offenses, the New Mexico Lobos travel to the thin air of Colorado Springs to face the Air Force Falcons as both teams begin the stretch run towards the post season.
Kasey Carrier ran for two touchdowns as the New Mexico Lobos took an early 21-0 lead then held off a charge by the Hawaii Warriors to secure a 35-23 win Saturday night -- the Lobos' first victory outside the state of New Mexico since 2007.
The resurgent New Mexico Lobos visit the islands for a homecoming game showdown with the Hawai'i Warriors with UNM seeking to continue its winning momentum and UH looking for a way to turn around a disappointing season.
The Hawai'i Warriors hope to regroup against homecoming opponents the New Mexico Lobos Saturday night in Honolulu. Here's a quick look at the Warriors, who play UNM for the first time in 14 years.
Texas State head coach Dennis Franchione returns to New Mexico this weekend to coach against the New Mexico Lobos - a team that he helped bring a WAC divisional title and first bowl game appearance since the '60s. Will UNM spoil Franchione's return.
A quick look at New Mexico's homecoming opponent this Saturday - the Texas State Bobcats. TSU, 2-2 overall this season, is a first year member of the Football Bowl Subdivision and the Western Athletic Conference.