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2016 New Mexico Lobos football
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MW Mountain Division co-champion
New Mexico Bowl champion
New Mexico Bowl, W 23–20 vs. UTSA
Conference Mountain West Conference Mountain Division
2016 record 9–4 (6–2 MW)
Head coach Bob Davie (5th year)
Offensive coordinator Bob DeBesse (5th year)
Offensive scheme Pistol-option/Multiple
Defensive coordinator Kevin Cosgrove (2nd year)
Base defense 3–4
Home stadium University Stadium
(Capacity: 39,224)
Seasons
« 2015 2017 »

Template:2016 Mountain West Conference football standings The 2016 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico during the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Lobos were led by fifth-year head coach Bob Davie. They played their home games at University Stadium and were members of the Mountain Division of the Mountain West Conference. They finished the season 9–4, 6–2 in Mountain West play to win a share of the Mountain Division title with Boise State and Wyoming. After tiebreakers, they did not represent the Mountain Division in the Mountain West Championship Game. They were invited to the New Mexico Bowl where they defeated UTSA.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:00 p.m.South Dakota*RTSW/RTRMW 48–2120,221
September 106:00 p.m.at New Mexico State*ESPN3L 31–3217,852
September 1710:00 a.m.at Rutgers*ESPNewsL 28–3739,680
October 12:00 p.m.San Jose Statedagger
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
RTRMW 48–4119,852[1]
October 77:00 p.m.No. 19 Boise State
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
CBSSNL 21–4920,090
October 151:30 p.m.vs. Air ForceESPNewsW 45–4018,756
October 227:00 p.m.Louisiana–Monroe*
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
RTRM/RTSWW 59–1718,099
October 299:00 p.m.at HawaiiMW NetW 28–2123,965
November 58:15 p.m.Nevada
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
ESPNUW 35–2617,290
November 128:15 p.m.at Utah StateESPN2W 24–2115,212
November 198:15 p.m.at Colorado StateESPN2L 31–4929,133
November 268:15 p.m.Wyoming
  • University Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
ESPN2W 56–3516,698
December 1712:00 p.m.UTSA*
ESPNW 23–2029,688
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Mountain time
Schedule Source:[2]

RosterEdit

2016 New Mexico Lobos football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
LB 89 Chmura, DysonDyson Chmura 10px Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 95 Sanders, JasonJason Sanders Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster

Game summariesEdit

South DakotaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Coyotes 14 0 7 0 21
Lobos 14 21 6 7 48




Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


at New Mexico StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 14 3 7 7 31
Aggies 3 12 7 10 32




Overall record Last meeting Result
70–31–5 2015 UNM, 38–29


at RutgersEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 21 0 0 7 28
Scarlet Knights 7 21 3 6 37




Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


San Jose StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Spartans 13 7 0 21 41
Lobos 14 17 10 7 48




Overall record Last meeting Result
4–12–1 2015 SJSU, 31–21


Boise StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#19 Broncos 14 28 7 0 49
Lobos 7 0 0 14 21




Overall record Last meeting Result
1–6 2015 UNM, 31–24


vs. Air ForceEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 14 21 10 0 45
Falcons 10 17 7 6 40




Overall record Last meeting Result
12–21 2015 UNM, 47–35


Louisiana–MonroeEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Warhawks 0 3 0 14 17
Lobos 28 7 17 7 59




Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


at HawaiiEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 14 0 7 7 28
Rainbow Warriors 0 14 0 7 21




Overall record Last meeting Result
9–14 2015 UNM, 28–27


NevadaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Wolf Pack 0 14 0 12 26
Lobos 7 7 14 7 35




Overall record Last meeting Result
2–3–1 2015 NEV, 35–17


at Utah StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0 6 15 3 24
Aggies 14 0 7 0 21




Overall record Last meeting Result
12–10 2015 UNM, 14–13


at Colorado StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 7 3 7 14 31
Rams 14 14 21 0 49




Overall record Last meeting Result
25–38 2015 CSU, 28–21


WyomingEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 0 7 14 14 35
Lobos 21 14 7 14 56




Overall record Last meeting Result
33–35 2015 UNM, 38–28

UTSA–New Mexico BowlEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Roadrunners 3 3 0 14 20
Lobos 7 3 6 7 23




Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1 2014 UNM, 21–9


ReferencesEdit

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