New Mexico Football Game Notes vs. Wyoming
Courtesy: New Mexico Athletics  
Release:  11/06/2010

Nov. 6, 2010

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- New Mexico earned its first victory since Nov. 21, 2009 against Colorado State...the victory snapped a nine-game losing skid...it was the second career victory for Lobo head coach Mike Locksley.

- New Mexico has scored first in five of the last six games

- Season High 58 rushing attempts and 219 yards

- New Mexico's 14-point comeback is the first since Sept. 27, 2008 at New Mexico State.

- UNM has now won back-to-back breast cancer awareness games

- UNM has started four quarterbacks this season...QB Stump Godfrey was the second true freshman to start this season.

- The Lobos have played seven true freshmen this season and three have started...Godfrey joins safety Ravonne Carter and QB Tarean (TAR-ean) Austin for freshmen who have started.

- New Mexico has had 37 different starters this season...QB Stump Godfrey and WR Quintell Solomon started their first games of the season against Wyoming...The Lobos have started 20 different players on offense and 17 on defense.

- Wyoming RB Alvester Alexander had a 94 yard touchdown run in the first half...it was the second longest in Wyoming history and the longest allowed by UNM...the previous long TD run allowed by New Mexico was 87 set by Andre Davis from TCU in 1994.


True Freshman QB Stump Godfrey
- Made his first collegiate start against Wyoming ... completed 16 of his 20 attempts for 211 yards with 2 touchdowns...his birth name is Darian Godfrey.
- Career-high with 23 carries and finished with 69 yards rushing (second most in career)

Sophomore TE Lucas Reed
- Had a career-high for catches, yards and touchdowns vs. Wyoming...he finished with seven catches for 100 yards and two TDs...he has four touchdowns in the last three games...it was his first career 100-yard game.

Junior LB Carmen Messina
- Finished with 12 tackles and brings his season total to 76...he has now had five straight games with double digit tackles...he also had a tackle for a loss and a forced fumble against the Cowboys.

Junior K James Aho
- Was 2-for-2 on field goals Saturday including the game-winner from 38 yards out...he is now 6-of-7 on the season...he kicked a career long field goal of 51 yards in the third quarter ... it was his first field goal over 50 yards ... Aho now has 169 career points and is 11th on the all-time scoring...he has 37 career field goals and ranks fourth all-time at UNM...he is only four FGs shy of a three-way tie for second all-time.

Sophomore LB Joe Harris
- Had his first sack of his career... he was credited with a half sack in the first half vs. Wyoming

Sophomore WR Quintell Solomon
- Made his second career start Saturday and first since Oct. 31 at San Diego State