#87 Jeric Magnant
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 6'0"
Weight: 190
Year: Redshirt Senior
Hometown: Rio Rancho, N.M.
High School: Rio Rancho HS
Experience: 3 Letters
Career Statistics Career Statistics
New Mexico Man

NEW MEXICO: A former walk-on who earned a scholarship just prior to the start of the 2012 season ... has added 15 pound during the 2013 offseason and earned a starting role in 2013 ... now an integral part of the offense with an exemplary work ethic ... presents a decent-sized target with excellent hands and is willing to catch the ball in traffic. Came to the UNM program in 2010 and his work ethic earned him playing time as a redshirt freshman.

2013 (JUNIOR): Team leader in receiving yards with 294 and tied for the team lead in receptions with 19 ... also had three carries for 40 yards on the season ... had a career-high four receptions for 19 yards at Pittsburgh... also had a 28-yard run against the Panthers ... had a career high 57 receiving yards on a pair of catches against San Diego State ... recored his first career touchdown reception on a 28-yard pass against Air Force.

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 10 games with four starts ... caught three passes for 23 yards and had a 45-yard run against Fresno State on Oct. 27 ... was the first New Mexico Man -- an award that honors a walk-on from New Mexico for his hard work during the week of practice leading up to the upcoming game -- in coach Bob Davie's tenure.

2011 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Rose to the occasion when the team suffered multiple injuries at the wide receiver position...played in six games with two starts ... had one catch for six yards vs. Air Force in week eight.

HIGH SCHOOL: Attended Rio Rancho High School and played for coach David Howes ... had 81 receptions for 1,153 yards and 20 touchdowns his senior year in 2009. Was selected All-Metro his junior and senior seasons and 1st Team All-State his senior season.

PERSONAL: Born April 3, 1992 in Rhinebeck, N.Y. ... Son of Steve and Lisa Magnant ... has two older sisters and a younger brother ... hobbies include playing sports ... favorite food is steak ... favorite athlete is Dwyane Wade ... was a member of Honor Roll throughout high school.