There are three conference games in Week 5 of Mountain West play.
The 104th edition of the "Rio Grande Rivalry" between the New Mexico Lobos and the New Mexico St. Aggies will showcase two teams with similar circumstances this season but contrasting styles and programs that are heading in opposites directions.
A quick look at the New Mexico Lobos' opponent this week -- in-state rivals New Mexico State. The Aggies are 1-2 on the season after losing to Interstate 10 rival UTEP last week but own a three-game winning streak against UNM.
The New Mexico Lobos had no answer for Seth Doege and the Texas Tech red Radiers offense and failing to produce much from its own offense, losing 49-14 Saturday afternoon in Lubbock, Texas. Doege ran wild against UNM, throwing 6 touchdown passes.
Fans of the New Mexico Lobos were convinced that playing at No. 15/17 Texas was going to be a tall order. But this weekend’s match up against the Texas Tech Red Raiders may prove to be an even tougher assignment. While the Longhorns were sluggish in
The Texas Longhorns were too fast and too strong and the New Mexico Lobos were too mistake-prone Saturday night in their 45-0 defeat of the New Mexico Lobos before 100,990 at Royal-Texas Memorial Stadium in Austin.
Long before Bob Davie took over the job as head coach of the New Mexico Lobos, most UNM fans had written in this week’s match-up against the No. 15/17 Texas Longhorns in Austin as a loss. The Lobos were seen not as wolves but as sheep being lead to