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2017 Schedule
1st in MW - Mountain

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.

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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.

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Team National win NFLPA Collegiate Bowl

Mike Martz, the former Rams head coach, had a message ready for his team when they met to prepare for the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

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192dChris Low

Spurrier, P. Manning lead '17 College HOF class

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.

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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.

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209dRyan McGee

Think bowl games don't mean anything? Think again

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.

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New Mexico holds off UTSA to win New Mexico Bowl (0:41)
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Breaking down New Mexico's 23-20 win over UTSA (2:27)
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QB Lamar Jordan wins Outstanding Offensive Player of the Game (1:14)
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New Mexico head coach Bob Davie is presented with the championship trophy (2:44)

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.

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Dakota Cox wins Outstanding Defensive Player of the Game (1:53)

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