1963 New Mexico Lobos football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1963 record6–4 (3–1 WAC)
Head coachBill Weeks (4th season)
Home stadiumUniversity Stadium
Seasons
← 1962
1964 →
1963 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Arizona State 3 0 0     8 1 0
New Mexico 3 1 0     6 4 0
Arizona 2 2 0     5 5 0
Utah 2 2 0     4 6 0
Wyoming 2 3 0     6 4 0
BYU 0 4 0     2 8 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1963 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1963 college football season. In their fourth season under head coach Bill Weeks, the Lobos compiled a 6–4 record (3–1 against WAC opponents), finished second in the WAC, and outscored opponents, 177 to 143.[1][2]

The team's statistical leaders included Stan Quintana with 221 passing yards, Bucky Stallings with 553 rushing yards, and Claude Ward with 181 receiving yards.[3]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendanceSource
September 28Texas Western*W 23–726,836[4]
October 5Utah
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 6–19
October 12at Utah State*L 14–47
October 19at New Mexico State*
L 12–1312,491[5]
October 26Montana*
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 24–6
November 2at Colorado State*W 25–0
November 9Wyoming
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 17–6
November 16Air Force*dagger
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 8–30
November 30BYU
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 26–0
December 7at ArizonaW 22–1517,000[6]
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

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