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Lobos expect 25,000-27,000 for opener

A crowd of somewhere between 25,000 and 27,000 is expected Saturday night for the New Mexico Lobos’ football season opener against UTEP at University Stadium – similar to the announced attendance of 26,532 for last year’s opener against UTSA. Whether the needle goes up or down after that, Bob Davie knows, is up to the Lobos. “I would come out and watch us,” Davie said Tuesday. “I know how easy it is to get in and out of this stadium. I know the price that those tickets are ($20 and up for a single game), which is unbelievably realistic. “… I think you’re going to see two evenly matched teams. I can’t imagine what else you’d want to do if you like college football than to come out and watch us.” But, he added: “I know from that point on, we need to give (fans) a reason to come back.” After losing to UTSA in last season’s opener, the Lobos only once drew a crowd larger than that of the first game. The annual showdown with New Mexico State drew a crowd listed at 29,712. Attendance for ...

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