1984 New Mexico Lobos football team

The 1984 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 1984 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their second season under head coach Joe Lee Dunn, the Lobos compiled a 4–8 record (1–7 against WAC opponents) and were outscored by a total of 359 to 251.[1][2]

1984 New Mexico Lobos football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
Record4–8 (1–7 WAC)
Head coach
Home stadiumUniversity Stadium
Seasons
← 1983
1985 →
1984 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
No. 1 BYU $ 8 0 0 13 0 0
Hawaii 5 2 0 7 4 0
Air Force 4 3 0 8 4 0
Utah 4 3 1 6 5 1
San Diego State 4 3 1 4 7 1
Wyoming 4 4 0 6 6 0
Colorado State 3 5 0 3 8 0
New Mexico 1 7 0 4 8 0
UTEP 1 7 0 2 9 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The team's statistical leaders included Buddy Funck with 922 passing yards, Willie Turral with 1,064 rushing yards and 60 points scored, and Kenneth Whitehead with 713 receiving yards.[3]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 8New Mexico State*W 61–21
September 15West Texas State*
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 27–0
September 22Texas Tech*
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 29–24
September 29at UTEPW 34–7
October 5at UtahL 14–38
October 13Colorado State
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 10–16
October 20at WyomingL 21–59
October 25 No. 5 BYU
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 0–48
November 3at Baylor*L 2–38
November 10Air Force
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 9–23
November 17at San Diego StateL 31–37
November 24at HawaiiL 13–48
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "1984 New Mexico Lobos Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 3, 2019.
  2. ^ "University of New Mexico Football Record Book" (PDF). University of New Mexico. 2013. pp. 36, 40. Archived from the original (PDF) on 2016-03-04. Retrieved 2019-11-04.
  3. ^ "1984 New Mexico Lobos Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved November 3, 2019.