College Football Hall of Fame, Class of 2017

New Mexico’s Brian Urlacher was inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame, along with 12 other individuals.

CBS Sports article is linked here.

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Happy New Year

Thank you all for making the jump to this new location of the New Mexico Sports Blog.  We’ve been really pleased with the number of visits and have plans for more interesting articles in 2017.

Be safe during the upcoming holiday weekend.  We’ll see you down the road!

1954 Clovis Story, Part 2

by Dan Ford

PART TWO

The Milton Barron Story

Milton Eugene Barron had played all sports in the little town of Melrose, just 26 miles due west of Clovis on Highway 60, for his previous three high school years. In his junior year they had lost to eventual champion Capitan in the Class C semi-finals. Milt played all sports and was a star in all, but it was football in which the 200-pound bruiser excelled.

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New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame

by Mike Magers

The New Mexico Sports Hall of Fame, formerly known as the Albuquerque Sports Hall of Fame, inducted 8 individuals into its 2015 class, including Ray Birmingham, Flo Valdez, Henry Tafoya, Carla Garrett, Luc Longley, Sam Lacey, Marv Sanders and Eric Roanhaus. In the coming weeks, we will profile those who have not yet been already been discussed here in the blog.  A banquet was held April 3, 2016 honoring those individuals mentioned above.