That same night — actually the following afternoon in Melbourne, Australia — Albuquerque’s Holm pulled an even more stunning upset by defeating thought-to-be-invincible Ronda Rousey for the UFC women’s bantamweight championship.
The Lobos, as well, must deal with the distraction of a report that surfaced Sunday to the effect that Davie is being investigated for alleged player mistreatment and drug-testing irregularities.
Quarterback Brett Rypien, who in the past two years vs. UNM has passed for 897 yards (no typo) and seven touchdowns, took a hard hit in the first quarter of the Washington State game and was replaced by senior graduate transfer Montell Cozart.
Did last year’s game satisfy the Broncos and their faithful from a revenge standpoint, given that the Lobos posed for a much-discussed team photo on the blue turf after their victory in 2015?
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