1948 New Mexico Lobos football team

The 1948 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Border Conference during the 1948 college football season. In their second season under head coach Berl Huffman, the Lobos compiled a 2–9 record (1–6 against conference opponents), finished eighth in the Border Conference, and were outscored by opponents by a total of 216 to 146.[1][2]

1948 New Mexico Lobos football
ConferenceBorder Conference
Record2–9 (1–6 Border)
Head coach
Home stadiumZimmerman Field
Seasons
← 1947
1949 →
1948 Border Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Texas Tech $ 5 0 0 7 3 0
Texas Mines 4 1 1 8 2 1
Arizona 3 2 0 6 5 0
Arizona State 3 2 0 5 5 0
Hardin–Simmons 3 2 1 6 2 3
West Texas State 2 3 0 6 5 0
Arizona State–Flagstaff 1 2 0 4 5 0
New Mexico 1 6 0 2 0 0
New Mexico A&M 0 4 0 3 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 25at Colorado*W 9–6
October 2at Texas*L 0–47
October 9New Mexico A&MW 61–0[3]
October 16Hardin–Simmons
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 19–28
October 23Texas Mines
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 13–27
October 30at Fresno State*L 14–204,698
November 6Arizona 
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM (rivalry)
L 6–1413,000[4]
November 13at Drake*L 0–13
November 20at Texas TechLubbock, TXL 7–1411,500
November 27at West Texas StateL 0–19
December 14at Arizona StateL 17–28
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1948 New Mexico Lobos Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
  2. ^ "2018 New Mexico Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of New Mexico. 2018. p. 140. Retrieved November 26, 2018.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ Wilbur Bentley (October 10, 1948). "Lobos Bury Aggies Under Enormous 61-0 Score in Home Field Opener". Albuquerque Journal. p. 4 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ Wilbur Bentley (November 7, 1948). "Wildcats Intercept One Pass, Complete Another to Whip New Mexico 14-6". Albuquerque Journal. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.