1949 New Mexico Lobos football team

The 1949 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Border Conference during the 1949 college football season. In their third and final season under head coach Berl Huffman, the Lobos compiled a 2–8 record (1–6 against conference opponents), finished eighth in the Border Conference, and were outscored by opponents by a total of 307 to 98.[1][2]

1949 New Mexico Lobos football
ConferenceBorder Conference
Record2–8 (1–6 Border)
Head coach
Home stadiumZimmerman Field
Seasons
← 1948
1950 →
1949 Border Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Texas Tech $ 5 0 0 7 5 0
Arizona State 4 1 0 7 3 0
Texas Western 4 2 0 8 2 1
Hardin–Simmons 4 2 0 6 4 1
West Texas State 3 2 0 5 4 0
Arizona 2 4 0 2 7 1
New Mexico A&M 1 4 0 4 6 0
New Mexico 1 6 0 2 8 0
Arizona State–Flagstaff 0 3 0 1 6 1
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 24Wyoming*L 14–41
September 30at New Mexico A&MLas Cruces, NM (rivalry)W 14–13
October 8at Rice*L 0–55
October 15vs. Hardin–SimmonsOdessa, TXL 7–34[3]
October 22at Texas WesternEl Paso, TXL 0–7
October 29Arizona State
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 19–28
November 5at ArizonaL 14–46
November 12Colorado*
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 17–159,000
November 19Texas Tech
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 0–2710,000
November 26West Texas State
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 13–41
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1949 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. ^ "Fumbling Lobos Hand Victory to Rugged Hardin-Simmons, 34-7". Albuquerque Journal. October 16, 1949. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.