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Utah 26, New Mexico 7

1 2 3 4 Total
Utah 0 9 7 10 26
New Mexico 0 7 0 0 7

November 3 (at Albuquerque)
A: 19,092


New Mexico led 7-0 as Utah had just 53 yards in the first quarter.

Defensive stats: 4 TFL, 2 INTs, good play from Bill Gompf, Frank Sheldon and Matt Phelps

DNP (injuries): TE Steve Folsom, T Randy Holladay

Offense: QB Floyd Hodge, WR Jim Teahan (caught 40-yd TD pass), WR Cory Hansen

SR TB Lewis Walker 19/148 (71-yd TD run), TB Tony Lindsey 17/109

Del Rodgers 29 rush yds, five-yd TD run

Jeff Hucko 23-yd FG, who also set up a safety by angling punt out of bounds at the NM 4. That safety was Utah's first score followed by Hodge to Teahan TD.

UTAH: 332 yds rush, 459 yds TO

NM: 243 yds TO


1st Quarter

No Scoring

2nd Quarter

NM: Williams 1 yard run (Moore kick)...Sharay Fields 38 yd PR to Utah 38

UTAH: Safety, NM's Carter fell on fumble in end zone

UTAH: Teahan 40 yard pass from Hodge (Hucko kick)

3rd Quarter

UTAH: Walker 71 yard run (Hucko kick)

4th Quarter

UTAH: Hucko 23 yard FG

UTAH: Rodgers 5 yard run (Hucko kick)


  • "Utes still in WAC race." Lee Benson. Deseret News. 5 Nov 1979.
  • Palm Beach Post. 4 Nov 1979.