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.
|1949 New Mexico Lobos football|
|Record||2–8 (1–6 Border)|
|Home stadium||Zimmerman Field|
|1949 Border Conference football standings|
|Texas Tech $||5||–||0||–||0||7||–||5||–||0|
|West Texas State||3||–||2||–||0||5||–||4||–||0|
|New Mexico A&M||1||–||4||–||0||4||–||6||–||0|
|September 24||Wyoming*||L 14–41|
|September 30||at New Mexico A&M||Las Cruces, NM (rivalry)||W 14–13|
|October 8||at Rice*||L 0–55|
|October 15||vs. Hardin–Simmons||Odessa, TX||L 7–34|||
|October 22||at Texas Western||El Paso, TX||L 0–7|
|October 29||Arizona State||L 19–28|
|November 5||at Arizona||L 14–46|
|November 12||Colorado*||W 17–15||9,000|
|November 19||Texas Tech||L 0–27||10,000|
|November 26||West Texas State||L 13–41|
- "1949 New Mexico Lobos Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 26, 2018.
- "2018 New Mexico Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of New Mexico. 2018. p. 140. Retrieved November 26, 2018.[permanent dead link]
- "Fumbling Lobos Hand Victory to Rugged Hardin-Simmons, 34-7". Albuquerque Journal. October 16, 1949. p. 8 – via Newspapers.com.