Texas A&M Football First Look: New Mexico

Texas AM-New Mexico First look

New Mexico football meets Texas A&M on Saturday in College Station. Here is your first look at the New Mexico Lobos.

By 14Powers.com SEC Football

New Mexico Season So Far (First game)

Date Opponent Time TV
2-Sep at Texas A&M 7:00 PM ET ESPN
9-Sep vs. Tennessee Tech 8:00 PM ET
16-Sep vs. New Mexico State 8:00 PM ET
23-Sep at Massachusetts 3:30 PM ET
30-Sep at Wyoming 4:00 PM ET
14-Oct vs. San Jose State 6:00 PM ET
21-Oct vs. Hawaii 6:00 PM ET
28-Oct at Nevada 10:30 PM ET CBSS
4-Nov vs. UNLV 6:00 PM ET
11-Nov at Boise State TBA
18-Nov at Fresno State TBA
24-Nov vs. Utah State 3:30 PM ET CBSS

KEY STATS (2022, PER GAME)

Statistic Team National
Rank
Conference
Rank
Value
3rd Down Conversion Pct Texas A&M
New Mexico
98
130
13
12
0.359
0.220
3rd Down Conversion Pct Defense New Mexico
Texas A&M
28
41
3
7
0.341
0.356
4th Down Conversion Pct Texas A&M
New Mexico
115
129
14
12
0.364
0.267
4th Down Conversion Pct Defense Texas A&M
New Mexico
61
126
10
12
0.500
0.696
Blocked Kicks Texas A&M 36 3 2
Blocked Kicks Allowed Texas A&M
New Mexico
32
74
4
6
1
2
Blocked Punts
Blocked Punts Allowed Texas A&M
New Mexico
1
64
1
5
0
1
Completion Percentage Texas A&M
New Mexico
104
118
12
9
0.563
0.537
Defensive TDs Texas A&M
New Mexico
33
67
4
5
2
1
Fewest Penalties New Mexico
Texas A&M
52
64
7
4
73
76
Fewest Penalties Per Game New Mexico
Texas A&M
66
78
9
6
6.08
6.33
Fewest Penalty Yards Texas A&M
New Mexico
34
41
3
5
589
614
Fewest Penalty Yards Per Game Texas A&M
New Mexico
48
57
4
7
49.08
51.17
First Downs Defense New Mexico
Texas A&M
13
52
3
7
213
249
First Downs Offense Texas A&M
New Mexico
91
130
11
12
234
160
Fumbles Lost New Mexico
Texas A&M
19
96
3
8
5
11
Fumbles Recovered Texas A&M
New Mexico
12
38
2
1
12
9
Kickoff Return Defense New Mexico
Texas A&M
95
130
11
14
22.00
33.33
Kickoff Returns New Mexico
Texas A&M
28
30
3
3
22.40
22.17
Net Punting Texas A&M
New Mexico
28
35
5
2
40.48
40.02
Passes Had Intercepted Texas A&M
New Mexico
12
48
2
5
6
9
Passes Intercepted New Mexico
Texas A&M
78
125
9
14
9
4
Passing Offense Texas A&M
New Mexico
83
127
10
11
219.4
104.9
Passing Yards Allowed Texas A&M
New Mexico
1
28
1
5
156.2
202.8
Passing Yards per Completion Texas A&M
New Mexico
69
130
10
12
11.97
9.19
Punt Return Defense Texas A&M
New Mexico
25
63
3
5
4.46
6.77
Punt Returns New Mexico
Texas A&M
83
94
8
11
6.47
5.50
Red Zone Defense Texas A&M
New Mexico
7
125
2
10
0.727
0.931
Red Zone Offense Texas A&M
New Mexico
22
105
3
9
0.895
0.786
Rushing Defense New Mexico
Texas A&M
75
122
7
14
157.4
208.8
Rushing Offense Texas A&M
New Mexico
79
100
11
9
141.5
123.2
Sacks Allowed Texas A&M
New Mexico
70
125
9
11
2.08
3.58
Scoring Defense Texas A&M
New Mexico
22
59
4
7
20.7
26.0
Scoring Offense Texas A&M
New Mexico
100
129
13
12
22.8
13.1
Tackles for Loss Allowed Texas A&M
New Mexico
56
128
7
11
5.42
8.58
Team Passing Efficiency Texas A&M
New Mexico
97
129
13
12
124.95
92.02
Team Passing Efficiency Defense Texas A&M
New Mexico
17
81
4
9
117.10
134.65
Team Sacks New Mexico
Texas A&M
75
105
9
11
2.08
1.58
Team Tackles for Loss Texas A&M
New Mexico
60
89
8
10
5.9
5.2
Time of Possession New Mexico
Texas A&M
82
111
7
12
29:02
27:52
Total Defense New Mexico
Texas A&M
45
51
7
7
360.2
365.0
Total Offense Texas A&M
New Mexico
92
130
12
12
360.9
228.1
Turnover Margin New Mexico
Texas A&M
36
77
3
9
0.33
-0.08
Turnovers Gained New Mexico
Texas A&M
66
85
6
11
18
16
Turnovers Lost New Mexico
Texas A&M
25
48
3
5
14
17
Winning Percentage Texas A&M
New Mexico
84
124
12
11
0.417
0.167

New Mexico Injuries and Suspensions

None reported

Source: Covers.com

Challenges for Texas A&M

This will be only the second road opener for New Mexico in last 13 years (2020 at SJSU) and 3rd meeting with Texas A&M since 2017. New Mexico is 1-14 vs. current SEC schools. New Mexico quarterback Isaiah Chavez completed 90.9 percent of his passes (10 of 11 completions) in the game with Wyoming last season. Check back at 14Powers.com in a few days for our full preview of this game along with a gameweek prediction of the final score.

Saturday‘s game kicks off at (7:00 PM ET). Watch this SEC football game on the ESPN Network.

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