2019 New Mexico Lobos football team

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2019 New Mexico Lobos football
New Mexico Lobos wordmark.svg
ConferenceMountain West Conference
DivisionMountain Division
2019 record2–2 (0–0 MW)
Head coachSaga Tuitele (interim)
Bob Davie (Game 1) (8th season)
Offensive coordinatorJoe Dailey (1st season)
Offensive schemeFlexbone option
Defensive coordinatorJordan Peterson (1st season)
Home stadiumDreamstyle Stadium
(Capacity: 39,244)
Seasons
← 2018
2020 →
2019 Mountain West football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Mountain Division
No. 16 Boise State   1 0         4 0  
Utah State   1 0         2 1  
Air Force   1 1         3 1  
Wyoming   0 0         3 1  
New Mexico   0 0         2 1  
Colorado State   0 0         1 3  
West Division
Hawaii   0 0         3 1  
Nevada   0 0         3 1  
UNLV   0 0         1 2  
Fresno State   0 0         1 2  
San Diego State   0 1         3 1  
San Jose State   0 1         2 2  
Championship: December 7, 2019
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
As of September 29, 2019; Rankings from AP poll

The 2019 New Mexico Lobos football team represents the University of New Mexico in the Mountain Division of the Mountain West Conference (MW) during the 2019 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team plays it's games at Dreamstyle Stadium. It is the eighth season under head coach Bob Davie.[1]

Previous season[edit]

The Lobos finished the 2018 season 3–9 overall and 1–7 in Conference play for the second straight year and also finished last for the second year in a row.

Preseason[edit]

Mountain West media days[edit]

The 2019 Mountain West Media days will be held on July 23-24 at the Cosmopolitan on the Las Vegas Strip

Media poll[edit]

The preseason poll was released at the Mountain West media days on July 23, 2019. The Lobos were predicted to finish in sixth place in the MW Mountain Division.[2]

Mountain Division
Predicted finish Team Votes (1st place)
1 Boise State 120 (15)
2 Utah State 108 (6)
3 Air Force 73
4 Wyoming 66
5 Colorado State 52
6 New Mexico 22

Schedule[edit]

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 314:00 p.m.No. 23 (FCS) Sam Houston State*W 38–3113,749
September 1412:30 p.m.at No. 7 Notre Dame*NBCL 14–6677,622
September 212:30 p.m.New Mexico State*
  • Dreamstyle Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
AT&TSNW 55–5227,269
September 284:00 p.m.at Liberty*ESPN+L 10–1717,101
October 48:00 p.m.at San Jose StateCBSSN
October 116:00 p.m.Colorado State
  • Dreamstyle Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
CBSSN
October 192:00 p.m.at WyomingAT&TSN
October 262:00 p.m.Hawaii
  • Dreamstyle Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
November 2at NevadaESPN Nets
November 912:00 p.m.Air Force
  • Dreamstyle Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
AT&TSN
November 16at Boise StateESPN Nets
November 302:00 p.m.Utah State
  • Dreamstyle Stadium
  • Albuquerque, NM
Stadium Facebook

Source:[3].

Game summaries[edit]

Sam Houston State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
No. 23 (FCS) Bearkats 0 16 7 8 31
Lobos 13 9 10 7 39
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 Sep. 24, 2011 L, 45–48

Bob Davie experienced heart problems following the victory, forcing him to cancel the post-game press conference.[4] On September 5, run game/offensive line coach Saga Tuitele was named acting head coach.[5]

at Notre Dame[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0 7 0 7 14
No. 7 Fighting Irish 7 31 14 14 66
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

New Mexico State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 17 14 7 14 52
Lobos 14 17 17 7 55
Overall record Last meeting Result
71–33–5 Sep. 15, 2018 W, 42–25

at Liberty[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0
Flames 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–1 Sep. 29, 2018 L, 43–52

at San Jose State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0
Spartans 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
5–12–1 Oct. 1, 2016 W, 48–41

Colorado State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rams 0
Lobos 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
25–41 Oct. 13, 2018 L, 18–20

at Wyoming[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0
Cowboys 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
34–37 Nov. 24, 2018 L, 3–31

Hawaii[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Rainbow Warriors 0
Lobos 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
10–14 Oct. 29, 2016 W, 28–21

at Nevada[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0
Wolf Pack 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
3–3–1 Nov. 5, 2016 W, 35–26

Air Force[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Falcons 0
Lobos 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
14–22 Nov. 10, 2018 L, 24–42

at Boise State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Lobos 0
Broncos 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–9 Nov. 16, 2018 L, 14–45

Utah State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 0
Lobos 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
13–12 Oct. 27, 2018 L, 19–61

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Lobo Football Schedule Released". GoLobos.com. February 4, 2019. Retrieved February 4, 2019.
  2. ^ "Boise State, Fresno State Picked to Win 2019 Mountain West Football Divisional Titles". TheMW.com. July 23, 2019. Retrieved July 23, 2019.
  3. ^ 2019 New Mexico Lobos football schedule. FBSchedules.com Retrieved March 27, 2019.
  4. ^ Tyree, Amber (September 1, 2019). "New Mexico's Bob Davie hospitalized with 'heart trouble' after win vs. Sam Houston, report says". Sporting News. Retrieved September 5, 2019.
  5. ^ Bumbaca, Christopher (September 5, 2019). "New Mexico coach Bob Davie will not make Notre Dame trip next week due to health concerns". USA Today. Retrieved September 5, 2019.