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1962 New Mexico Lobos football
WAC champion
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1962 record7–2–1 (2–1–1 WAC)
Head coachBill Weeks (3rd season)
Home stadiumUniversity Stadium
Seasons
← 1961
1963 →
1962 WAC football standings
v · d · e 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
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1962 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1962 college 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]

ScheduleEdit

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

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