Incredible week of College Football in Mexico

The excitement of college football is at its peak in Mexico this season, and this weekend was no exception. From thrilling games to historic moments, fans enjoyed an action-packed day.

The activities kicked off on Friday with several games in the National Conference. The University Latina of Mexico, known as the Lobos, secured their first victory by defeating the University of Arkansas State Querétaro 20-14. In Toluca, the newest team in ONEFA, the Jaguares UTECI, hosted the Lobos BUAP. Although the Lobos BUAP emerged victorious with a score of 14-7, the Jaguares made history by scoring their first touchdown in the franchise’s history, leaving a significant mark.

In Querétaro, a close game was expected, but the Borregos Querétaro showcased their dominance by defeating the Leones Anáhuac Querétaro with a score of 28-0. Frailes UT managed to escape with a 27-21 victory at the Toros UACH’s home turf. In Sonora, the Potros ITSON secured a victory with a score of 34-20 over the Indios UACJ, demonstrating their strength on the field. On Saturday, the Búhos IPN traveled to Cancun and were defeated 55-48. Tecos UAG won 44-16 against Incarnate Word University. These are the highlighted results from the National Conference in this thrilling week of college football in Mexico.

As for the highest level, “the 14 Greats,” the most anticipated game of the weekend featured the Tigres UANL against the Águilas Blancas IPN. This thrilling encounter went into overtime after regulation time ended in a 10-10 tie. With just three minutes left in the game, the Águilas Blancas managed to nervously tie the score, thus forcing an overtime where the outcome of the game would be decided. The Tigres came out on top, winning the game 17-10 to remain undefeated.

However, the most surprising result of the week occurred in the second classic of the year, where the Pumas UNAM CU were defeated by the IPN. Despite the Burros Blancos appearing to be at a disadvantage, they managed to secure victory in the final offensive series with a 26-yard field goal, leaving the final score at 23-20 in their favor.

In Monterrey, the Borregos Monterrey survived a visit from their counterparts, the Borregos Puebla, who dominated the entire game but couldn’t maintain their lead. Monterrey intercepted a pass with less than 2 minutes remaining, which ultimately resulted in the game-winning field goal. The final score favored the Borregos Monterrey 23-20.

The Other Pumas from the Acatlan campus, Pumas and Lynxes, combined to score more than 100 points in the game, with a great offensive display from both teams. In the end, the result favored Pumas 60-43 over Linces UVM.