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Adam Rittenberg ESPN Staff Writer
Source: New Mexico is hiring Texas State assistant Jordan Peterson as safeties coach. Peterson was special teams coordinator and outside linebackers coach at Texas State.
Gipson finds end zone in Collegiate Bowl
New Mexico running back Teriyon Gipson notched a 13-yard receiving touchdown during Saturday's NFLPA Collegiate Bowl in Carson, Calif. The senior's catch accounted for the American team's only score in a 27-7 loss.
Mike Martz, the former Rams head coach, had a message ready for his team when they met to prepare for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.
Steve Spurrier is only the fourth person to be inducted in the College Hall of Fame as both a player and coach. He is joined in the 2017 class by Peyton Manning, Danny Ford and Marshall Faulk.
Mountain West ties for most G5 wins
New Mexico, San Diego State, Hawai'i and Air Force won bowl games to give the Mountain West a 4-3 bowl record. No other Group of 5 conference earned more wins.
Why play in a bowl game that's not part of the College Football Playoff? For plenty of players and coaches, one more chance to play, one more chance to win, is more than enough reason.
New Mexico rushes for 219 yards in a victory over Texas-San Antonio on the Lobos' home field in the New Mexico Bowl
Richard McQuarley ran for two short touchdowns and New Mexico posted its second bowl victory in a half-century, topping Texas-San Antonio 23-20 Saturday in the New Mexico Bowl.
Mitch Sherman ESPN Staff Writer
Despite the late defensive lapse against UTSA, a major accomplishment for New Mexico to win its first bowl game since 2007 and second in 55 years. Bob Davie's program won nine games. Considering where it stood five years ago, that's remarkable.