|1960 New Mexico Lobos football|
|1960 record||5–5 (4–2 Skyline)|
|Head coach||Bill Weeks (1st season)|
|Home stadium||University Stadium|
Template:1960 Skyline Conference football standings The 1960 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Skyline Conference during the 1960 college football season. In their first season under head coach Bill Weeks, the Lobos compiled a 5–5 record (4–2 against Skyline opponents), finished fourth in the conference, and outscored all opponents by a total of 234 to 182.
The 1960 season was the first in which the Lobos played their home games in the newly-constructed University Stadium. The first game in the new stadium was a 77–6 victory over University of Mexico witnessed by a record crowd of 24,085 persons.
The team's statistical leaders included Jim Cromartie with 343 passing yards and Bobby Santiago with 596 rushing yards and 187 receiving yards.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 17||University of Mexico*||W 77–6||24,085|||
|September 24||at Wyoming||L 3–13|
|October 1||at Texas Western*||L 17–23|
|October 8||New Mexico State*||L 0–34|
|October 15||Utah State||L 7–46|
|October 22||Arizona*||L 14–26|
|October 28||at Denver||W 41–6|
|November 5||at BYU||W 27–15|
|November 12||Colorado State||W 24–6|
|November 19||Montana||W 24–7|
References[edit | edit source]
- "1960 New Mexico Lobos Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/new-mexico/1960-schedule.html. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
- "2018 New Mexico Football Media Guide". University of New Mexico. 2018. p. 140. https://s3.amazonaws.com/sidearm.sites/unm.sidearmsports.com/documents/2018/8/30/2018_Media_Guide.pdf. Retrieved October 30, 2018.
- Dan Russel (September 18, 1960). "Wolfpack Runs Wild Over Pumas, 77-6: Record Crowd See Debacle". Albuquerque Journal: p. C1. https://www.newspapers.com/clip/24983307/wolfpack_runs_wild_over_pumas_776/.
- "1960 New Mexico Lobos Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/new-mexico/1960.html. Retrieved October 30, 2018.