#46 Michael Walsh
Position: Tight End
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 194
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
High School: La Cueva HS
Experience: SQ

NEW MEXICO: Walk-on wide receiver looking to make an impact on offense and special teams in 2014 ... has good hands and is working to become a crisper route-runner.

2013: Redshirted.

WAYLAND BAPTIST UNIVERSITY: Started at safety for the Pioneers in 2012 and had 38 tackles, one pass breakup, one forced fumble and one fumble recovery for coach Butch Henderson ... Wayland Baptist is an NAIA school. ... earned the Pioneer Effort Award for 12 consecutive weeks.

HIGH SCHOOL: A second-team All-District 2-5A selection his senior season at quarterback for La Cueva High School and Bears coach Ed Lucero in 2011 ... earned Academic All-State honors in 2011 ... a second-team all-district safety in 2010 ... lettered three years in football ... also lettered four years in track and field and was a member of the 2011 state championship track and field team.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 20, 1993 in Albuquerque ... parents are Pam and Matt Walsh ... has two sisters, Steffani and Kessi Walsh ... grandfather James Johnson attended UNM from 1962-66 and played basketball ... likes snowboarding and skateboarding ... favorite food is spaghetti ... favorite movie is "Friday Night Lights" ... favorite athlete is Dez Bryant ... majoring in Business Administration.