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1970 New Mexico Lobos football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1970 record7–3 (5–1 WAC)
Head coachRudy Feldman (3rd season)
Home stadiumUniversity Stadium
Seasons
← 1969
1971 →
1970 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 6 Arizona State 7 0 0     11 0 0
New Mexico 5 1 0     7 3 0
Utah 4 2 0     6 4 0
UTEP 4 3 0     6 4 0
Arizona 2 4 0     4 6 0
Colorado State 1 3 0     4 7 0
BYU 1 6 0     3 8 0
Wyoming 1 6 0     1 9 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1970 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1970 college football season. In their third season under head coach Rudy Feldman, the Lobos compiled a 7–3 record (5–1 against WAC opponents), finished second in the WAC, and outscored opponents, 291 to 222.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Rocky Long with 649 passing yards, Sam Scarber with 961 rushing yards and 78 points scored, and Tom McBee with 125 receiving yards.[2]

Schedule[edit | edit source]

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 19Iowa State*L 3–32
September 26at UtahW 34–28
October 3at Kansas*L 23–49
October 10San Jose State*
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 48–25
October 17New Mexico State*dagger
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM (rivalry)
W 24–17
October 24at WyomingW 17–7
October 31at UTEPW 35–16
November 7Arizona
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM (rivalry)
W 35–7
November 14BYU
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 51–8
November 21at No. 9 Arizona StateL 21–33
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to the game

References[edit | edit source]

  1. "1970 New Mexico Lobos Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/new-mexico/1970-schedule.html. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  2. "1970 New Mexico Lobos Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/new-mexico/1970.html. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
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