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Former New Mexico State University head coach Hal Mumme.

Dennis’ Air NMMI leads to Air Raid

NMMI Sports Press PhotoThe father of the “Air Raid” offense, Hal Mumme in his cadet picture at NMMI as a sophomore, Class of 1971.

It all began by happenstance. The football gods smiled on one man as a youngster just finishing his RAT (Recruit-At-Training) training. No one knew the skinny wide receiver at New Mexico Military Institute would become the godfather of a wide-open passing attack. He would later go on to be named along with Sid Gilman and Mike Leach as the originator of the modern passing game.

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