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1982 New Mexico Lobos football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1982 record10–1 (6–1 WAC)
Head coachJoe Morrison (3rd season)
Home stadiumUniversity Stadium
Seasons
← 1981
1983 →
1982 WAC football standings
v · d · e Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
BYU 7 1 0     8 4 0
New Mexico 6 1 0     10 1 0
Air Force 4 3 0     8 5 0
San Diego State 4 3 0     7 5 0
Hawaii 4 4 0     6 5 0
Colorado State 3 5 0     4 7 0
Utah 2 4 0     5 6 0
Wyoming 2 6 0     5 7 0
UTEP 1 6 0     2 10 0
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1982 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Western Athletic Conference (WAC) during the 1982 NCAA Division I-A football season. In their third and final season under head coach Joe Morrison, the Lobos compiled a 10–1 record (6–1 against WAC opponents), finished in second place in the WAC, and outscored opponents, 374 to 225.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Dave Osborn with 1,609 passing yards, Mike D. Carter with 722 rushing yards and 739 receiving yards, and Pete Parks with 60 points scored.[2]

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResult
September 4at WyomingW 41–20
September 11Texas Tech*
W 14–0
September 18UNLV*
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 49–21
October 2at Air ForceW 49–37
October 9BYU
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 12–40
October 16at San Diego StateW 22–17
October 23New Mexico State*dagger
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 66–14
October 30at North Texas*W 20–17
November 6at UTEPW 31–18
November 13Colorado State
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 29–24
November 20Hawaii
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
W 41–17
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming

ReferencesEdit

  1. "1982 New Mexico Lobos Schedule and Results". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/new-mexico/1982-schedule.html. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
  2. "1982 New Mexico Lobos Stats". SR/College Football. Sports Reference LLC. https://www.sports-reference.com/cfb/schools/new-mexico/1982.html. Retrieved October 8, 2018.
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