1931 New Mexico Lobos football
ConferenceBorder Conference
1931 record3–3–1 (1–1–1 Border)
Head coachChuck Riley (1st season)
Home stadiumUniversity Field
← 1930
1932 →

Template:1931 Border Conference football standings The 1931 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Border Conference during the 1931 college football season. In their first season under head coach Chuck Riley, the Lobos compiled a 3–3–1 record (1–1–1 against Border opponents), finished second in the conference, and outscored opponents by a total of 80 to 70.[1][2]

Coach Riley arrived in Albuquerque in August 1931. Riley had played football at Notre Dame and served as an assistant coach on the 1930 Loyola Lions football team. Riley brought with him former Notre Dame center Joe Nash as an assistant coach.[3]


October 17at New Mexico Military Institute*Roswell, NMW 25–0
October 24Occidental*
W 14–0
October 31[[{{{school}}}|Arizona State–Flagstaff]]
  • University Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 20–6
November 7at New Mexico A&MLas Cruces, NML 6–13
November 14Arizonadagger
  • University Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
T 7–7
November 20at Texas Tech*L 6–322,500
November 26Wyoming*
  • University Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 2–12
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming


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