Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Compliments to Entire Program.(Sports)

Byline: RICK WRIGHT Of the Journal

Team victory? Hey, any victory is a team victory.This was a program victory.

So, taking it from the top:

Take a bow, Rudy.

No, not you, Rudy Caamano, with your 11-of-16 passing in the University of New Mexico's 45-10 football victory over Wyoming on Saturday afternoon. Your back's probably so sore from all those pats on it that you'll be in the whirlpool 'til Thursday.

It's Rudy Davalos, UNM's athletic director, who gets to take the first bow or, at least, first refusal.

Thirty-three months ago, Davalos hired career assistant coach Rocky Long to replace Dennis Franchione and has stood behind Long even as the losses mounted. …

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