NEW MEXICO LOBOS NEWS

New Mexico TE Michael Walsh arrested on drunk-driving charge

New Mexico Lobos tight end Michael Walsh was arrested on multiple charges Saturday night, according to a report from Rick Wright of The Albuquerque Journal. Per what Wright learned from local police, Walsh was found asleep at the wheel of his vehicle after it was seen not moving through several traffic light cycles. After being woken up by officers and the smell of alcohol being...
Via Campus Sports Net
4 days ago  |  Discuss

Colorado knocks New Mexico out of 2nd place in MW, 86-67

FORT COLLINS, Colo. (AP) Emmanuel Omogbo, Antwan Scott and John Gillon each scored 18 points and Colorado State knocked New Mexico out of a tie for second-place with Fresno State in the Mountain West with an 86-69 victory Tuesday night. Sam Logwood's jumper midway through the first half gave the Lobos a 21-15 lead, but the Rams roared back and took a six-point lead into intermission...
Via AP on Fox
February 24, 2016  |  Discuss

Air Force withstands Brown, New Mexico in 76-72 win

AIR FORCE ACADEMY, Colo. (AP) Jacob Van scored 22 points and Hayden Graham added 21 and 11 rebounds to lead Air Force to a 76-72 win on Saturday. Van, Graham and teammate Zach Kocur combined to shoot 20 for 37 from the field and grabbed 24 of 39 rebounds for the Falcons. Anthony Mathis' 3 gave New Mexico a 53-44 lead with 11:30 left, but an 8-0 run closed the Lobos' lead to a...
Via AP on Fox
February 20, 2016  |  Discuss

New Mexico downs UNLV 87-83 behind Williams' 29 points

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Tim Williams scored 12 straight points down the stretch and New Mexico beat UNLV 87-83 on Tuesday night. Williams, who finished with 29 points, began his streak with the game tied at 70 with 6:41 to play and his muscle-in basket with just under a minute left put New Mexico (14-8, 7-2 Mountain West) ahead to stay. Elijah Brown added 26 points for the Lobos...
Via AP on Fox
February 02, 2016  |  Discuss

University of New Mexico safety Markel Byrd dies in crash

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) University of New Mexico officials say a member of the school's football team has died in a car crash. University spokesman Frank Mercogliano confirmed Wednesday that 20-year-old Markel Byrd was killed in a single-vehicle accident near Gallup. According to officials, Byrd was driving home to San Diego for the holidays with his girlfriend Tuesday when their...
Via AP on Fox
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico safety Markel Byrd dies in car crash

New Mexico defensive back Markel Byrd was killed in a single-car crash on Tuesday, the school announced Wednesday morning. He was 20. According to school officials, Byrd was riding with his girlfriend on the freeway when their car blew a tire and lost control. Both were ejected from the vehicle, and Byrd suffered fatal injuries while the woman was left in critical condition. ...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico DB Markel Byrd killed in car crash

There is some very sad news to pass along in the college football world today. Early Wednesday morning, the official Twitter account of the New Mexico Lobos football team announced the sad news that defensive back Markel Byrd had passed away. Byrd, only 20 years old, was killed in a car crash. It is with heavy hearts and great sadness that we have to announce that Tuesday afternoon...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico Safety Dies In Car Accident While Driving Home

Just days after their season ended with a loss on the field in the New Mexico Bowl against Arizona, the New Mexico Lobos are dealing with an even worse loss off the field as safety Markel Byrd was killed in a single car accident while driving with his girlfriend home for the holidays. According to a release from the school, Byrd died instantly at the scene: Byrd was driving home...
Via Gamedayr
December 23, 2015  |  Discuss

Koulechov's free throw lifts Rice over New Mexico 90-89

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Rice's Egor Koulechov hit a technical free throw with 0.1 seconds left to beat New Mexico 90-89, capping the Owls' comeback from a 16-point, second-half deficit Saturday night. With the game tied at 89-89, New Mexico's Tim Williams called a timeout with none remaining after a scramble for the ball under the basket, resulting in a technical foul. Koulechov...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Wildcats hold off Lobos in New Mexico Bowl

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- t the beginning of the season, Arizona began with much promise after a previous Pac-12 championship appearance and a 3-0 start. The Wildcats were hit with injuries to quarterback Anu Solomon and All-America linebacker Scooby Wright III. On Saturday, both came back to help Arizona (7-6) hold off pesky New Mexico 45-37 in a wild New Mexico Bowl. Solomon threw for...
Via AP on Fox
December 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Davie-revamped New Mexico in bowl game after long drought

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) When Bob Davie became New Mexico's head coach in 2011, he bluntly said he'd make no promises. The Lobos had lost 35 of their past 38 games and the previous coach had been fired following a slew of embarrassing off-field problems. Davie only said he would seek to ''stabilize this program.'' Four years after taking over the embattled football program, and...
Via AP on Fox
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Video: RichRod wins dance-off at New Mexico Bowl practice

The Arizona Wildcats are just days away from playing the New Mexico Lobos in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl. It is sure to be an exciting weekend for the Wildcats, but they are trying to stay loose in anyway possible. During Tuesday night’s practice in Tucson, the team seemed to have a little fun by holding a dance-off at the end of practice. It didn’t take long for head coach Rich...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Scooby Wright, Anu Solomon expected to play in New Mexico Bowl

The Arizona Wildcats were expected to be one of the best teams in the PAC-12 South this year, but, unfortunately, that didn’t turn out how they would have hoped. The team went 6-6 and just barely sneaked into the New Mexico Bowl against the New Mexico Lobos. It looks like two of their biggest pieces could be back for the game as both linebacker Scooby Wright III and quarterback...
Via Campus Sports Net
December 15, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico Bowl Matchup

Arizona (6-6, Pac-12) vs. New Mexico (7-5 Mountain West), Dec. 19, 2 p.m. EST. LOCATION: Albuquerque, New Mexico TOP PLAYERS Arizona: QB Anu Solomon, at the controls of coach Rich Rodriguez's read option offense, has passed for 2,338 yards and 18 touchdowns with just four interceptions. New Mexico: RB Jhurell Pressley rushed for 846 yards and 11 touchdowns. He is one of three...
Via AP on Fox
December 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Neal, Williams lead New Mexico over Oral Roberts 91-75

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Cullen Neal and Elijah Brown took turns trying to outdo each other in a blistering first half Tuesday, then New Mexico held off a significant Oral Roberts second-half surge to win 91-75. Neal finished with a career-high 29 points with seven assists while Tim Williams had 23 points with 12 rebounds. Brown had 14 of his 15 points in the first half. The Golden...
Via AP on Fox
December 01, 2015  |  Discuss

Southern California beats New Mexico 90-82, off to 3-0 start

LOS ANGELES (AP) Jordan McLaughlin scored 19 points, fellow guard Elijah Stewart added 18 and Southern California defeated New Mexico 90-82 Saturday night for its first 3-0 start since 2000-01. Bennie Boatwright added 15 points and Julian Jacobs had 14 for the Trojans, who won their first two games by double-digits. Samford transfer Tim Williams led the Lobos (3-1) with 25 points...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2015  |  Discuss

Recap: CSU earns bowl eligibility, toughs out 28-21 road win over New Mexico

  The Colorado State Rams love playing at University Stadium in Albuquerque, New Mexico. For CSU, their last two bowl wins in 2008 and 2013 were in those now-friendly confines, and the Rams earned another big victory Saturday night, becoming bowl eligible for the third straight year. Saturday’s back-and-forth battle was almost entirely about offense, save a few key defensive plays...
Via BSN Denver
November 21, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico’s Devon Williams’ career over after neck injury

The career of New Mexico Lobos junior forward Devon Williams is over following his being part of a frightening on-court collision in last Sunday night’s game against New Mexico State, after which the young man collapsed. Williams suffered a neck injury and lay motionless on the floor before being stretchered off and was ultimately diagnoses with a bruised spinal cord which later...
Via Campus Sports Net
November 19, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico forward Williams collapses on court in team's win

LAS CRUCES, N.M.Elijah Brown scored 31 points to help New Mexico beat New Mexico State 83-74 on Sunday night in a game marred by Lobos forward Devon Williams' collapse midway through the second half.Williams was taken to a hospital, and New Mexico coach Craig Neal said the player has a neck injury.The Lobos (2-0) have won nine straight on their rival's home court and 14 of the last...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Aggies lose 9th straight at New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Elijah Brown scored 31 points to help New Mexico beat New Mexico State 83-74 on Sunday night in a game marred by Lobos forward Devon Williams' collapse midway through the second half.Williams was taken to a hospital, and New Mexico coach Craig Neal said the player has a neck injury.The Lobos (2-0) have won nine straight on their rival's home court and 14 of the...
Via AP on Fox
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Aggies lose 9th straight at New Mexico

LAS CRUCES, N.M. -- Elijah Brown scored 31 points to help New Mexico beat New Mexico State 83-74 on Sunday night in a game marred by Lobos forward Devon Williams' collapse midway through the second half. Williams was taken to a hospital, and New Mexico coach Craig Neal said the player has a neck injury. The Lobos (2-0) have won nine straight on their rival's home court and 14 of...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
November 16, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico player collapses in win over New Mexico State

LAS CRUCES, N.M. (AP) Elijah Brown scored 31 points to help New Mexico beat New Mexico State 83-74 on Sunday night in a game marred by Lobos forward Devon Williams' collapse midway through the second half. Williams was taken to a hospital. Details on his condition were not immediately available. The Lobos (2-0) have won nine straight on their rival's home court and 14 of the...
Via AP on Fox
November 15, 2015  |  Discuss

Lobos come from behind to beat Aggies

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Teriyon Gipson scored the go-head touchdown early in the fourth quarter to cap New Mexico's come-from-behind, 38-29 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday night. New Mexico State's Larry Rose III rushed for a career-high 260 yards and three touchdowns, but it wasn't enough to prevent New Mexico from winning its fourth straight game in the rivalry. The Lobos...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

Lobos come from behind to beat Aggies

ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- Teriyon Gipson scored the go-head touchdown early in the fourth quarter to cap New Mexico's come-from-behind, 38-29 victory over New Mexico State on Saturday night. New Mexico State's Larry Rose III rushed for a career-high 260 yards and three touchdowns, but it wasn't enough to prevent New Mexico from winning its fourth straight game in the rivalry. The Lobos...
Via Fox Sports Arizona
October 04, 2015  |  Discuss

New Mexico Lobos unveil new uniforms for 2015

As the 2015 college football season draws nearer, another team in the nation has learned what they will be wearing on the field for the new year. That team is the New Mexico Lobos. On Monday, New Mexico unveiled their four new uniforms which include a new home cherry jersey, a white road jersey, anthracite alternate and white/turquoise alternate. As is always the case, the players...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 24, 2015  |  Discuss
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