New Mexico was a consistent presence in bowl season during the mid-2000s, where they made 6 bowl games in 7 years. Prior to that run, the Lobos last bowl appearance occurred in the 1997 season and before that, New Mexico went through a 35 year drought of not appearing in a bowl game. The Lobos have appeared in over 10 bowl games in program history, winning more than two.
New Mexico has had a couple of memorable bowl games in their history including the 1997 Insight.com Bowl. Even thought the Lobos lost, it was their first bowl appearance in over 35 years, quite significant for the football program. Another memorable bowl game occurred in the 2007 New Mexico Bowl as this was the first bowl victory for the Lobos since 1961.
New Mexico fans are very loyal and love to travel to see their favorite team play. Whether it be the Las Vegas Bowl in Las Vegas, Nevada or the New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque, New Mexico in front of 30,000, New Mexico fans will be in attendance. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for New Mexico Lobos Bowl Game tickets.