1952 New Mexico A&M Aggies football team

The 1952 New Mexico A&M Aggies football team was an American football team that represented New Mexico College of Agriculture and Mechanical Arts (now known as New Mexico State University) as a member of the Border Conference during the 1952 college football season. In their second and final year under head coach Joseph T. Coleman, the Aggies compiled a 2–6–1 record (1–2–1 against conference opponents), finished sixth in the conference, and were outscored by a total of 255 to 118.[1][2] The team played its home games at Memorial Stadium.[3]

1952 New Mexico A&M Aggies football
ConferenceBorder Conference
Record2–6–1 (1–2–1 Border)
Head coach
Home stadiumMemorial Stadium
Seasons
← 1951
1953 →
1952 Border Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
Arizona State $ 4 0 0 6 3 0
Texas Tech 2 1 1 3 7 1
Arizona 3 2 0 6 4 0
Hardin–Simmons 2 2 1 5 3 2
Texas Western 2 3 1 5 5 1
New Mexico A&M 1 2 1 2 6 1
West Texas State 1 4 0 3 6 0
Arizona State–Flagstaff 0 1 0 3 4 0
  • $ – Conference champion

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 20Howard Payne*W 20–7
September 27at ArizonaL 12–62
October 4at New Mexico*L 0–238,500[4]
October 11at West Texas State
L 7–45[5]
October 18Texas Western
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Las Cruces, NM (rivalry)
T 20–20
November 1at Arizona State–Flagstaff
W 33–9[6]
November 8McMurry*
  • Memorial Stadium
  • Las Cruces, NM
L 14–27
November 15at Midwestern (TX)*Wichita Falls, TXL 6–288,500
November 27at Wichita*L 6–34
  • *Non-conference game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1952 New Mexico State Aggies Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved August 4, 2019.
  2. ^ "New Mexico State Football 2018 Media Guide" (PDF). New Mexico State University. 2018. p. 72. Retrieved August 4, 2019.
  3. ^ 2018 Media Guide, p. 15.
  4. ^ "Lobos Erupt In Second Half to Down Aggies, 23-0: Koskovich, Prokopiak Spark New Mexico Win". Albuquerque Journal. October 5, 1952. p. 19 – via Newspapers.com.
  5. ^ "West Texas Slaps Aggies". Arizona Republic. Phoenix, Arizona. Associated Press. October 12, 1952. p. 85. Retrieved February 8, 2022 – via Newspapers.com  .
  6. ^ "Second N.M. Trip Ahead For 'Jacks; Aggies Take 33–9 Win". Arizona Daily Sun. November 3, 1952. p. 6 – via Newspapers.com.