1975 New Mexico Lobos football team

The 1975 New Mexico Lobos football team was an American football team that represented the University of New Mexico in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1975 NCAA Division I football season. In their second season under head coach Bill Mondt, the Lobos compiled a 6–5 record (4–3 against WAC opponents) and outscored opponents by a total of 291 to 232.[1][2][2]

1975 New Mexico Lobos football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1975 record6–5 (4–3 WAC)
Head coachBill Mondt (2nd season)
Home stadiumUniversity Stadium
Seasons
← 1974
1976 →
1975 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 2 Arizona State $ 7 0 0     12 0 0
No. 18 Arizona 5 2 0     9 2 0
Colorado State 4 2 0     6 5 0
BYU 4 3 0     6 5 0
New Mexico 4 3 0     6 5 0
Utah 1 4 0     1 10 0
Wyoming 1 6 0     2 9 0
UTEP 0 6 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

Steve Myer and Randy Rich were the team captains.[2] The team's statistical leaders included Steve Myer with 2,501 passing yards, Mike Williams with 511 rushing yards, Preston Dennard with 962 receiving yards, and Gil Stewart and Preston Dennard, each with 36 points scored.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 13Fresno State*W 29–0
September 20at Texas Tech*L 17–24
September 27Colorado State
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 16–27
October 3at BYUL 15–16
October 11 No. 11 Arizona State
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 10–16
October 18Utah
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 27–23
October 25at No. 13 ArizonaW 44–34
November 1UTEP
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 23–3
November 8at San Jose State*L 20–29
November 15Wyoming
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 38–32
November 22at New Mexico State*
W 52–28
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1975 New Mexico Lobos Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2019.
  2. ^ a b c "University of New Mexico Football Record Book" (PDF). University of New Mexico. 2013. pp. 36, 39.
  3. ^ "1975 New Mexico Lobos Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 1, 2019.