New Mexico Rumors & News

  • With rape charges dismissed, pair of Lobos return to team

    College Football Talk "The long road back for two New Mexico football players is complete. Tuesday, UNM’s athletic director, Paul Krebs, confirmed that running back Crusoe Gongbay and cornerback SaQwan Edwards have been reinstated to the Lobos football team. Gongbay was originally charged with two counts each of..." August 13

  • Judge rules against NCAA in revolutionary O'Bannon case "In a landmark decision, a federal judge ruled Friday that the NCAA is in violation of the nation's antitrust laws by restricting the compensation that major college football and men's basketball student-athletes can receive for use of their names, images and likenesses. U.S. District Court..." August 09

  • Rape charges against Lobo football player, CNM student are dropped

    Albuquerque Journal "Rape and kidnapping charges filed against a UNM football player and another college student were dropped Monday. Charges against Crusoe Gongbay, a Lobo running back, and Ryan Ruff, a Central New Mexico Community College student are no longer being pursued, said George Anthony Bleus, Ruff’s..." June 24

  • Another Lobo player arrested on rape charge

    College Football Talk "An alleged sexual assault that has already seen one New Mexico football player arrested and charged has seen one of his teammates caught up in it as well. According to the Associated Press, cornerback SaQwan Edwards was charged with one count of criminal sexual penetration late Tuesday night...." May 01

  • Lobos’ RB Gongbay charged with rape, kidnapping, suspended from team

    Albuquerque Journal "Crusoe Gongbay, who was expected to be the New Mexico Lobos’ starting running back in the fall, has been charged with criminal sexual penetration and has been suspended from the team, UNM announced. Gongbay is facing two counts of second-degree criminal sexual penetration and one count of..." April 22