Road games at Mountain West tri-champions Fresno State and Boise State in November both will draw a nationally televised audience.
The quarterbacks' top priority was moving the offense toward balance with a stronger passing game; special teams look to take next step.
UNM is young at both the wide receiver and defensive back positions. Both units took steps forward with their practice habits and football intelligence during the spring.
UNM's running back corps is one of the team's strengths with Kasey Carrier leading the way, and Dallas Bollema has the inside linebackers working hard.
UNM is reaching out to all former UNM football players to spend the day playing golf and learning more about the current Lobo football program.