1951 New Mexico Lobos football team

The 1951 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Skyline Conference during the 1951 college football season. In their second season under head coach Dudley DeGroot, the Lobos compiled a 4–7 record (2–4 against Skyline opponents), tied for sixth in the conference, and were outscored by opponents by a total of 262 to 213.[1][2]

1951 New Mexico Lobos football
ConferenceSkyline Conference
Record4–7 (2–4 Skyline)
Head coach
Home stadiumZimmerman Field
Seasons
← 1950
1952 →
1951 Skyline Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Utah $ 4 1 0 7 4 0
Wyoming 5 1 1 7 2 1
Denver 4 3 0 6 4 0
Colorado A&M 3 3 1 5 4 1
BYU 2 3 1 6 3 1
Utah State 2 4 1 3 5 1
New Mexico 2 4 0 4 7 0
Montana 1 4 0 2 7 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 22Arizona State–Flagstaff*W 55–67,500[3]
September 29at MontanaL 7–25
October 6at New Mexico A&M*
W 20–0
October 13at DenverL 17–33[4]
October 20at Texas Western*L 7–32
October 27Colorado A&M
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 15–20
November 3at Arizona*L 20–32
November 10Wyoming
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 7–41[5]
November 17BYU 
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 34–0
November 24Texas Tech*
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 14–60
December 1Utah State
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 17–13
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1951 New Mexico Lobos Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 7, 2018.
  2. ^ "2018 New Mexico Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of New Mexico. 2018. p. 140. Retrieved November 7, 2018.[permanent dead link]
  3. ^ "Loggers Fall To Lobos: Pass Mishap Nets TD For Lumberjacks". Arizona Daily Sun. September 24, 1951. p. 7 – via Newspapers.com.
  4. ^ "Denver Aerial Attack Beats New Mexico, 33-17". Albuquerque Journal. October 14, 1951. p. 12 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "Spaulding Leads Wyoming To 41-7 Win Over Lobos". Albuquerque Journal. November 11, 1951. p. 6A.