Arizona–New Mexico football rivalry

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Arizona–New Mexico football rivalry
University of Arizona Block A.svg NM Lobos Text Logo.png
Arizona Wildcats New Mexico Lobos

Total meetings 66
Series record Arizona leads, 43–20–3
First meeting November 26, 1908
Arizona 10, New Mexico 5
Last meeting September 13, 2008
New Mexico 36, Arizona 28
Largest win Arizona, 38–0 (1950)
Longest win streak Arizona, 10 (1947–56)
Current win streak New Mexico, 2 (2007–2008)
Trophy Kit Carson Rifle (1938–90)

The Arizona–New Mexico football rivalry is an American college football rivalry between the Arizona Wildcats and New Mexico Lobos. The two teams have met 66 times on the football field. Arizona leads the series 43–20–3.[1][2][3]

Kit Carson Rifle[edit]

From 1938 to 1990, the winner of the rivalry took ownership of the Kit Carson Rifle. The gun is a Springfield Model 1866 rifle that is rumored to have once belonged to the famous frontier scout, Kit Carson. Game scores from each game are carved into the stock of the rifle. Prior to the 1997 Insight.com Bowl, the two schools announced that they would retire the rifle due to concerns of its history of violence against Native Americans, and it has not been used during any subsequent games between the two schools.[4]

Game results[edit]

Arizona victories
New Mexico victories
Ties
# Date Location Winner Score Series
AZ NM Overall Trophy
1 November 26, 1908 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 10 5 Arizona 1–0
2 November 13, 1909 Tucson, AZ New Mexico 11 23 Tie 1–1
3 November 24, 1910 Tucson, AZ Arizona 1 0 Arizona 2–1
4 November 30, 1911 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 6 0 Arizona 3–1
5 November 30, 1912 Tucson, AZ Arizona 22 9 Arizona 4–1
6 November 21, 1913 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 7 3 Arizona 5–1
7 November 20, 1920 Tucson, AZ Arizona 28 7 Arizona 6–1
8 November 19, 1921 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 24 0 Arizona 7–1
9 November 18, 1922 Tucson, AZ Arizona 10 0 Arizona 8–1
10 November 3, 1923 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 14 7 Arizona 9–1
11 November 11, 1924 Tucson, AZ New Mexico 0 3 Arizona 9–2
12 November 7, 1925 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 24 0 Arizona 10–2
13 November 6, 1926 Tucson, AZ Arizona 21 0 Arizona 11–2
14 November 5, 1927 Albuquerque, NM New Mexico 6 7 Arizona 11–3
15 November 3, 1928 Tucson, AZ Tie 6 6 Arizona 11–3–1
16 November 23, 1929 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 6 0 Arizona 12–3–1
17 November 15, 1930 Tucson, AZ Arizona 33 0 Arizona 13–3–1
18 November 14, 1931 Albuquerque, NM Tie 7 7 Arizona 13–3–2
19 November 11, 1932 Tucson, AZ Arizona 13 6 Arizona 14–3–2
20 November 11, 1933 Albuquerque, NM New Mexico 0 7 Arizona 14–4–2
21 November 3, 1934 Tucson, AZ Arizona 14 6 Arizona 15–4–2
22 November 23, 1935 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 38 6 Arizona 16–4–2
23 November 7, 1936 Tucson, AZ Arizona 28 0 Arizona 17–4–2
24 November 13, 1937 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 23 0 Arizona 18–4–2
25 October 29, 1938 Tucson, AZ New Mexico 7 20 Arizona 18–5–2 New Mexico 1–0
26 November 25, 1939 Albuquerque, NM New Mexico 6 7 Arizona 18–6–2 New Mexico 2–0
27 November 23, 1940 Tucson, AZ New Mexico 12 13 Arizona 18–7–2 New Mexico 3–0
28 October 18, 1941 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 31 6 Arizona 19–7–2 New Mexico 3–1
29 November 7, 1942 Tucson, AZ Arizona 14 13 Arizona 20–7–2 New Mexico 3–2
30 November 16, 1946 Albuquerque, NM Tie 13 13 Arizona 20–7–3 New Mexico 3–2–1
31 October 25, 1947 Tucson, AZ Arizona 22 12 Arizona 21–7–3 Tie 3–3–1
32 November 6, 1948 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 14 6 Arizona 22–7–3 Arizona 4–3–1
33 November 5, 1949 Tucson, AZ Arizona 46 14 Arizona 23–7–3 Arizona 5–3–1
34 November 4, 1950 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 38 0 Arizona 24–7–3 Arizona 6–3–1
35 November 3, 1951 Tucson, AZ Arizona 32 20 Arizona 25–7–3 Arizona 7–3–1
36 November 1, 1952 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 13 7 Arizona 26–7–3 Arizona 8–3–1
37 October 10, 1953 Tucson, AZ Arizona 20 0 Arizona 27–7–3 Arizona 9–3–1
38 October 23, 1954 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 41 7 Arizona 28–7–3 Arizona 10–3–1
39 November 19, 1955 Tucson, AZ Arizona 27 6 Arizona 29–7–3 Arizona 11–3–1
40 October 20, 1956 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 26 12 Arizona 30–7–3 Arizona 12–3–1
41 October 19, 1957 Tucson, AZ New Mexico 0 27 Arizona 30–8–3 Arizona 12–4–1
42 October 18, 1958 Albuquerque, NM New Mexico 13 33 Arizona 30–9–3 Arizona 12–5–1
43 October 17, 1959 Tucson, AZ New Mexico 7 28 Arizona 30–10–3 Arizona 12–6–1
44 October 22, 1960 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 26 14 Arizona 31–10–3 Arizona 13–6–1
45 October 21, 1961 Tucson, AZ Arizona 22 21 Arizona 32–10–3 Arizona 14–6–1
46 September 29, 1962 Albuquerque, NM New Mexico 25 35 Arizona 32–11–3 Arizona 14–7–1
47 December 7, 1963 Tucson, AZ New Mexico 15 22 Arizona 32–12–3 Arizona 14–8–1
48 October 10, 1964 Albuquerque, NM New Mexico 7 10 Arizona 32–13–3 Arizona 14–9–1
49 October 9, 1965 Tucson, AZ New Mexico 2 24 Arizona 32–14–3 Arizona 14–10–1
50 October 8, 1966 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 36 15 Arizona 33–14–3 Arizona 15–10–1
51 November 4, 1967 Tucson, AZ Arizona 48 13 Arizona 34–14–3 Arizona 16–10–1
52 September 28, 1968 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 19 8 Arizona 35–14–3 Arizona 17–10–1
53 October 25, 1969 Tucson, AZ Arizona 52 28 Arizona 36–14–3 Arizona 18–10–1
54 November 7, 1970 Albuquerque, NM New Mexico 7 35 Arizona 36–15–3 Arizona 18–11–1
55 October 30, 1971 Tucson, AZ New Mexico 28 34 Arizona 36–16–3 Arizona 18–12–1
56 October 14, 1972 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 27 15 Arizona 37–16–3 Arizona 19–12–1
57 October 13, 1973 Tucson, AZ Arizona 22 14 Arizona 38–16–3 Arizona 20–12–1
58 September 28, 1974 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 15 10 Arizona 39–16–3 Arizona 21–12–1
59 October 25, 1975 Tucson, AZ New Mexico 34 44 Arizona 39–17–3 Arizona 21–13–1
60 November 20, 1976 Albuquerque, NM New Mexico 15 21 Arizona 39–18–3 Arizona 21–14–1
61 November 12, 1977 Tucson, AZ Arizona 15 13 Arizona 40–18–3 Arizona 22–14–1
62 September 19, 1987 Tucson, AZ Arizona 20 9 Arizona 41–18–3 Arizona 23–14–1
63 September 15, 1990 Albuquerque, NM Arizona 25 10 Arizona 42–18–3 Arizona 24–14–1
64 December 27, 1997 Tucson, AZ Arizona 20 14 Arizona 43–18–3
65 September 15, 2007 Tucson, AZ New Mexico 27 29 Arizona 43–19–3
66 September 13, 2008 Albuquerque, NM New Mexico 28 36 Arizona 43–20–3

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References[edit]

  1. ^ "Kit Carson Rifle Goes On Block In New Mexico Game". Prescott Evening Courier. November 4, 1949. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  2. ^ "Wildcats Seeking Kit Carson Rifle". Prescott Evening Courier. November 4, 1948. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  3. ^ "Kit Carson rifle no reward". Tucson Citizen. September 13, 2007. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  4. ^ "Rifle retired in Wildcat-Lobo rivalry". Tucson Citizen. December 19, 1997. Retrieved 2013-03-09. 
  5. ^ "Arizona vs New Mexico - All Time". cfreference.net. Retrieved 2013-03-09.