|1970 New Mexico Lobos football|
|Conference||Western Athletic Conference|
|1970 record||7–3 (5–1 WAC)|
|Head coach||Rudy Feldman (3rd season)|
|Home stadium||University Stadium|
|1970 WAC football standings|
|No. 6 Arizona State †||7||–||0||–||0||11||–||0||–||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.
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.
Schedule[edit | edit source]
|September 19||Iowa State*||L 3–32|
|September 26||at Utah||W 34–28|
|October 3||at Kansas*||L 23–49|
|October 10||San Jose State*||W 48–25|
|October 17||New Mexico State*||W 24–17|
|October 24||at Wyoming||W 17–7|
|October 31||at UTEP||W 35–16|
|November 7||Arizona||W 35–7|
|November 14||BYU||W 51–8|
|November 21||at No. 9 Arizona State||L 21–33|
References[edit | edit source]
- "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.
- "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.