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2018 New Mexico Lobos football
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Conference Mountain West Conference Mountain Division
2018 record 3–9 (1–7 MW)
Head coach Bob Davie (7th year)
Offensive coordinator Calvin Magee (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Kevin Cosgrove (4th year)
Home stadium Dreamstyle Stadium
(Capacity: 39,224)
Seasons
« 2017 2019 »

Template:2018 Mountain West Conference football standings The 2018 New Mexico Lobos football team represented the University of New Mexico in the Mountain Division of the Mountain West Conference (MW) during 2018 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team played its home games at Dreamstyle Stadium. In their seventh season under head coach Bob Davie, the team finished with a 3–9 record, 1–7 against MW opponents to finish last in the Mountain Division. They were outscored by a total of 434 to 319.[1]

The team's statistical leaders included Sheriron Jones with 1,402 passing yards, Tyrone Owens with 687 rushing yards, and Andrew Shelley with 55 points scored.[2]

Previous seasonEdit

The Lobos finished the 2017 season 3–9, 1–7 in Mountain West play to finish in last place in the Mountain Division.

PreseasonEdit

Award watch listsEdit

Award Player Position Year
Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award[3] Tyrone Owens RB SR

Mountain West media daysEdit

During the Mountain West media days held July 24–25 at the Cosmopolitan on the Las Vegas Strip, the Lobos were predicted to finish in last place in the Mountain Division.[4]

Media pollEdit

Mountain Division
Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Boise State 132 (22)
2 Wyoming 95
3 Colorado State 82
4 Utah State 78
5 Air Force 52
6 New Mexico 23

Preseason All-Mountain West TeamEdit

The Lobos had one player selected to the preseason all-Mountain West team.[5]

Offense

Aaron Jenkins – OL

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 16:00 p.m.Incarnate Word*ESPN3W 62–3018,213
September 810:00 a.m.at No. 5 Wisconsin*BTNL 14–4577,003
September 156:00 p.m.at New Mexico State*ELVNW 42–2520,673
September 294:00 p.m.Liberty*dagger
  • Dreamstyle Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
L 43–5218,804
October 62:00 p.m.at UNLVATTSNRMW 50–1418,949
October 132:00 p.m.at Colorado StateATTSNRML 18–2036,514
October 205:30 p.m.Fresno State
  • Dreamstyle Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
ESPNUL 7–3816,708
October 272:00 p.m.at Utah StateStadiumL 19–6116,119
November 38:15 p.m.San Diego State
  • Dreamstyle Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
ESPNUL 23–3114,646
November 101:30 p.m.at Air ForceCBSSNL 24–4223,723
November 167:00 p.m.No. 23 Boise State
  • Dreamstyle Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
CBSSNL 14–4516,883
November 2412:30 p.m.Wyoming
  • Dreamstyle Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
ATTSNRML 3–3114,269
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

Source:[6]

RosterEdit

2018 New Mexico Lobos football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster

Game summariesEdit

Incarnate WordEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cardinals 7 9 0 14 30
Lobos 28 7 13 14 62




Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


at WisconsinEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 7 0 0 7 14
No. 5 Badgers 3 7 14 21 45




Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


at New Mexico StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 7 14 7 14 42
Aggies 17 0 0 8 25




Overall record Last meeting Result
70–33–5 2017 NMSU, 30–28


LibertyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Flames 21 21 0 10 52
Lobos 7 3 13 20 43




Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting


at UNLVEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0 29 7 14 50
Rebels 0 0 0 14 14




Overall record Last meeting Result
11–12 2017 UNLV, 38–35


at Colorado StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0 3 8 7 18
Rams 7 7 3 3 20




Overall record Last meeting Result
25–40 2017 CSU, 24-27


Fresno StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulldogs 10 14 14 0 38
Lobos 0 7 0 0 7




Overall record Last meeting Result
4–12 2017 FSU, 38–0


at Utah StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 3 2 14 0 19
Aggies 28 24 9 0 61




Overall record Last meeting Result
13–11 2017 USU, 24–10


San Diego StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Aztecs 7 0 7 17 31
Lobos 7 3 6 7 23




Overall record Last meeting Result
15–26 2017 SDSU, 35–10


at Air ForceEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0 17 7 0 24
Falcons 7 14 14 7 42




Overall record Last meeting Result
14–21 2017 UNM, 56–38


Boise StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 23 Broncos 14 10 7 14 45
Lobos 0 7 0 7 14




Overall record Last meeting Result
1–8 2017 BSU, 28–14


WyomingEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Cowboys 7 7 3 14 31
Lobos 0 3 0 0 3




Overall record Last meeting Result
34–36 2017 WYO, 42–3


ReferencesEdit

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