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1958 New Mexico Lobos football
ConferenceSkyline Conference
1958 record7–3 (5–1 Skyline)
Head coachMarv Levy (1st season)
Home stadiumZimmerman Field
Seasons
← 1957
1959 →

Template:1958 Skyline Conference football standings The 1958 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Skyline Conference during the 1958 NCAA University Division football season. In their first season under head coach Marv Levy, the Lobos compiled a 7–3 record (5–1 against Skyline opponents), finished second in the conference, and outscored all opponents by a total of 210 to 185.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Chuck Roberts with 337 passing yards, Don Perkins with 621 rushing yards, and Don Black with 303 receiving yards and 54 points scored.[3] Perkins went on to play eight seasons for the Dallas Cowboys and played in six Pro Bowls.[4]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 20at New Mexico A&M*
W 16–76,500[5]
September 27at Texas Western*L 6–15
October 4Montana
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 44–16
October 11Utah State
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 34–14
October 18Arizona*dagger
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM (rivalry)
W 33–13
October 25at WyomingW 13–12
October 31at DenverW 21–15
November 8at BYUL 19–36
November 15Colorado State
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 17–12
November 22 No. 9 Air Force*
  • Zimmerman Field
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 7–45
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

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