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2012 New Mexico State Aggies football team

The 2012 New Mexico State Aggies football team represented New Mexico State University in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Aggies were led by fourth year head coach DeWayne Walker and played their home games at Aggie Memorial Stadium. They were members of the Western Athletic Conference. This was their final season as a member of the WAC. With the WAC ceasing to support football in the 2013 season, New Mexico State will become an FBS Independent beginning in 2013 season.[1] They finished the season 1–11, 0–6 in WAC play to finish in last place.

2012 New Mexico State Aggies football
New Mexico State Aggies wordmark.svg
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
2012 record1–11 (0–6 WAC)
Head coachDeWayne Walker (4th season)
Offensive coordinatorJerry McManus (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorDavid Elson (1st season)
Home stadiumAggie Memorial Stadium
(Capacity: 30,343)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 16 Utah State $   6 0         11 2  
No. 21 San Jose State   5 1         11 2  
Louisiana Tech   4 2         9 3  
UTSA*   3 3         8 4  
Texas State*   2 4         4 8  
Idaho   1 5         1 11  
New Mexico State   0 6         1 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
  • * Texas State and UTSA are not eligible for conference title nor bowl games as part of their transition to the FBS.
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

[2]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 306:00 PMSacramento State*AV/ALT/ESPN3W 49–1912,118
September 85:00 PMat Ohio*ESPN3L 24–5125,893
September 156:00 PMat UTEP*L 28–4132,933
September 226:00 PMNew Mexico*
AV/ALT/ESPN3L 14–2725,211
September 296:00 PMUTSA
  • Aggie Memorial Stadium
  • Las Cruces, NM
AV/ALT/ESPN3L 14–3514,341
October 63:00 PMat IdahoKTRV/ALTL 18–2614,755
October 201:00 PMat Utah StateKMYU/ESPN3L 7–4117,001
October 276:00 PMLouisiana Tech 
  • Aggie Memorial Stadium
  • Las Cruces, NM
AV/ESPN3L 14–2812,118
November 310:30 AMat Auburn*CSS/ESPN3L 7–4274,676
November 101:30 PMSan Jose State
  • Aggie Memorial Stadium
  • Las Cruces, NM
AV/ALT/ESPN3L 7–479,121
November 241:30 PMBYU*
  • Aggie Memorial Stadium
  • Las Cruces, NM
ESPN3L 14–5012,571
December 12:00 PMat Texas StateL 28–6615,108

Game summariesEdit

Sacramento StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Hornets 0 10 9 0 19
Aggies 7 21 0 21 49
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

@ OhioEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 7 7 10 0 24
Bobcats 7 14 24 6 51
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2011 OHIO, 44–24

@ UTEPEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 0 7 7 14 28
Miners 20 7 7 7 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
35–52–2 2011 UTEP, 16–10

New MexicoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 3 10 7 7 27
Aggies 0 7 0 7 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
31–66–5 2011 NMSU, 42–28

UTSAEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Roadrunners 7 14 7 7 35
Aggies 7 0 0 7 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

@ IdahoEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 3 7 0 8 18
Vandals 10 10 6 0 26
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–13 2011 NMSU, 31–24

@ Utah StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
NMSU Aggies 0 0 7 0 7
USU Aggies 14 14 10 3 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
7–29 2011 USU, 24–21

Louisiana TechEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 7 0 14 7 28
Aggies 0 0 0 14 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–7 2011 LATECH, 44–0

@ AuburnEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 0 0 0 7 7
Tigers 0 7 21 14 42
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2007 AUB, 55–20

San Jose StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Spartans 17 20 10 0 47
Aggies 0 0 0 7 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–16 2011 SJSU, 34–24

BYUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cougars 0 20 10 20 50
Aggies 0 7 7 0 14
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 2011 BYU, 42–7

@ Texas StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 21 7 0 0 28
Bobcats 14 35 3 14 66
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

This was the final WAC football game in history.

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "New Mexico State makes it official, will go independent in 2013". CBS Sports. Retrieved September 12, 2012.
  2. ^ Infos at New Mexico State Aggies website Archived September 28, 2012, at the Wayback Machine