HOUSE MEMORIAL 37
56th legislature - STATE OF NEW MEXICO - first session, 2023
Doreen Y. Gallegos and Raymundo Lara and Willie D. Madrid and Patricia A. Lundstrom and Tara Jaramillo
DECLARING FEBRUARY 13, 2023 "NEW MEXICO STATE UNIVERSITY AGGIES FOOTBALL TEAM DAY" IN THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES.
WHEREAS, the New Mexico state university aggies football team finished the 2022 regular season with a record of six wins and six losses; and
WHEREAS, the aggies were invited to play in the Quick Lane bowl at Ford field in Detroit, Michigan, on December 26, 2022, their fifth bowl game in school history; and
WHEREAS, the aggies ended a historic season in Michigan with a twenty-four to nineteen victory over Bowling Green state university in the Quick Lane bowl game; and
WHEREAS, the nationally televised game drew more than two million three hundred thousand viewers from across the country; and
WHEREAS, the aggies were led by quarterback and Albuquerque native Diego Pavia, who accumulated one hundred sixty-seven passing yards and an additional sixty-five rushing yards and was named the most valuable player of the Quick Lane bowl; and
WHEREAS, Trevor Brohard, a linebacker from Los Lunas, recorded three tackles and an interception in his final game for the crimson and white; and
WHEREAS, Shiyazh Pete, an offensive lineman from Shiprock high school, led the way for the aggie offensive line, allowing for four hundred seven yards of total offense in the bowl game; and
WHEREAS, New Mexico state university head football coach Jerry Kill led the aggies to seven wins in his first season as the aggies head coach, just the third season with seven or more wins for the aggies since 1968;
NOW, THEREFORE, BE IT RESOLVED BY THE HOUSE OF REPRESENTATIVES OF THE STATE OF NEW MEXICO that the New Mexico state university aggies football team be congratulated for its victory over Bowling Green state university at the 2022 Quick Lane bowl; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that February 13, 2023 be proclaimed "New Mexico State University Aggies Football Team Day" in the house of representatives; and
BE IT FURTHER RESOLVED that a copy of this memorial be transmitted to the head coach of the New Mexico state university aggies football team.
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