1962 New Mexico Lobos football
WAC champion
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1962 record7–2–1 (2–1–1 WAC)
Head coach
Home stadiumUniversity Stadium
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 Western Athletic Conference football standings
Conf Overall
Team W   L   T W   L   T
New Mexico $ 2 1 1 7 2 1
Arizona State 1 1 0 7 2 1
Arizona 2 2 0 5 5 0
Wyoming 2 2 0 5 5 0
BYU 2 2 0 4 6 0
Utah 1 2 1 4 5 1
  • $ – Conference champion

The 1962 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1962 NCAA University Division football season. In their third season under head coach Bill Weeks, the Lobos compiled a 7–2–1 record (2–1–1 against WAC opponents), won the WAC championship, and outscored opponents, 210 to 159.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Jim Cromartie with 245 passing yards, Bobby Santiago with 806 rushing yards and 60 points scored, and George Heard with 255 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 15New Mexico State*W 28–1728,576[4]
September 22at WyomingW 25–21
September 29Arizona
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM (rivalry)
W 35–25
October 6at Texas Western*
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 14–16
October 13Utah State*dagger
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 14–13
October 20at UtahT 7–7
October 27at San Jose State*W 25–13
November 3at BYUL 0–27
November 10Colorado State*
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 21–8
November 17Montana*
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 41–12
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

References

  1. ^ "1962 New Mexico Lobos Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  2. ^ "2018 New Mexico Football Media Guide" (PDF). University of New Mexico. 2018. p. 141. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
  3. ^ "1962 New Mexico Lobos Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  4. ^ LeRoy Bearman (September 16, 1962). "New Mexico Lobos Belt Aggies 28-17: Cromartie, Jasper Spearhead Attack". Albuquerque Journal. p. C1 – via Newspapers.com.