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2017 Schedule
0-0, 1st in MW - Mountain

Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer 

Source: New Mexico is hiring Texas State assistant Jordan Peterson as safeties coach. Peterson was special teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach at Texas State.

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Gipson finds end zone in Collegiate Bowl

New Mexico running back Teriyon Gipson notched a 13-yard receiving touchdown during Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Carson, Calif. The senior's catch accounted for the American team's only score in a 27-7 loss.

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Team National win NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Mike Martz, the former Rams head coach, had a message ready for his team when they met to prepare for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

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223dChris Low

Spurrier, P. Manning lead '17 College HOF class

Steve Spurrier is only the fourth person to be inducted in the College Hall of Fame as both a player and coach. He is joined in the 2017 class by Peyton Manning, Danny Ford and Marshall Faulk.

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Mountain West ties for most G5 wins

New Mexico, San Diego State, Hawai'i and Air Force won bowl games to give the Mountain West a 4-3 bowl record. No other Group of 5 conference earned more wins.

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240dRyan McGee

Think bowl games don't mean anything? Think again

Why play in a bowl game that's not part of the College Football Playoff? For plenty of players and coaches, one more chance to play, one more chance to win, is more than enough reason.

New Mexico holds off UTSA to win New Mexico Bowl (0:41)
Breaking down New Mexico's 23-20 win over UTSA (2:27)
QB Lamar Jordan wins Outstanding Offensive Player of the Game (1:14)
New Mexico head coach Bob Davie is presented with the championship trophy (2:44)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

Despite the late defensive lapse against UTSA, a major accomplishment for New Mexico to win its first bowl game since 2007 and second in 55 years. Bob Davie's program won nine games. Considering where it stood five years ago, that's remarkable.

Dakota Cox wins Outstanding Defensive Player of the Game (1:53)
New Mexico head coach Bob Davie talks about school's first bowl win since 2007 (1:10)

New Mexico's long drive pads lead

Richard McQuarley's second TD gives the Lobos a 23-13 lead late in the fourth quarter of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. The Lobos used up more than seven minutes on the 12-play drive.

McQuarley's second TD secures New Mexico's win (0:43)

Roadrunners cut into deficit

UTSA QB Dalton Sturm connects with Trevor Stevens for a 16-yard TD. The Roadrunners trail New Mexico 16-13 in the fourth quarter of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl.


New Mexico extends lead over UTSA

Teriyon Gipson goes straight up the middle for a 10-yard TD run, giving the Lobos a 16-6 lead over UTSA in the third quarter of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl.

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With New Mexico passing on its final offensive play of the first half, the Lobos matched Baylor from last season for the most consecutive rushes to begin a bowl game since 2005, with 23.


New Mexico boots 52-yard field goal

Jason Sanders makes a career-long field goal as the clock expires in the second quarter of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. The Lobos lead UTSA 10-6 at halftime.

New Mexico head coach Bob Davie discusses changes needed going into second half (0:53)

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

How about New Mexico kicker Jason Sanders, nailing a career-long, 52-yard field goal into a stiff wind at the end of the first half in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl? Impressive. Lobos lead UTSA 10-6 in Albuquerque.


New Mexico takes 7-3 lead over UTSA

Richard McQuarley runs for a 1-yard TD, finishing a 9-play, 66-yard drive at the end of the first quarter of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl.

Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer 

New Mexico and UTSA combined for a total of one pass completion (one six attempts, all by UTSA) in the first quarter of the Gildan New Mexico Bowl -- in part because of the gusty wind and also because the Lobos run a triple-option attack directed by coach Bob Davie. New Mexico running back Richard McQuarley scored his 17th touchdown of the season on the second-to-final play of the opening quarter to put UNM on top 7-3. Here's to a bowl season full of three-hour games.