Coach Penree details the All Ohio Offense in Division 6/7

Posted On: 12/13/20 2:14 PM

Former Rio Rancho quarterback Isaiah Chavez did it again for the New Mexico Lobos on Saturday night.

A week after throwing the game winning touchdown pass midway through the fourth quarter against Wyoming, Chavez led an inspired offensive effort Saturday night in Las Vegas, Nev. as UNM wrapped up the abbreviated 2020 schedule with a 49-39 victory over Fresno State at Sam Boyd Stadium, the Lobos’ home away from home this fall.

Managing the game beautifully, Chavez completed 14-of-18 passes for 196 yards and one touchdown, averaging an impressive 10.9 yards per attempt. UNM ran the ball 48 times for 299 yards and six TDs, with Chavez contributing 95 yards and one TD on the ground in 15 carries.

According to UNM, Chavez is believed to be the first true freshman walk-on quarterback to start a game in school history.

In all, Chavez, the 2019 New Mexico Gatorade Player of the Year, threw for one touchdown, ran for another and led UNM to a touchdown on every meaningful drive in the second half, when the Lobos scored 28 unanswered after trailing 31-21 with five minutes left in the third quarter.

Chez ignited UNM’s comeback from the double-digit deficit by completing

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