#12 Ryan Santos
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'10"
Weight: 186
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Klein, Texas
High School: Klein Collins HS
Experience: 1 Letter
Career Statistics Career Statistics

NEW MEXICO: Tough-minded safety who will look to increase his production in 2014 ... has a good understanding of the game and continues to improve on his strength ... still developing recognition skills in the secondary and reacting without having to think about his assignments ... has the potential to become a key figure on defense. 

2013 (REDSHIRT FRESHMAN): Played in 11 games with one start ... finished with 20 tackles on the season with a tackle for loss and a forced fumble ... had a career-best seven tackles against Colorado State, including three solo tackles.

2012: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year varsity letterman who was the 2011 co-Defensive Most Valuable Player in District 13-5A for coach Drew Svoboda ... first-team all-district as a senior ... appeared on the 2011 5A Texas Super and the Vype 100 Texas recruits lists ... second-team All-Greater Houston by the Houston Chronicle ... unanimous first-team all-district as a junior ... the 13-5A Defensive Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore ... finished his career with 282 tackles (202 solos) with nine interceptions ... team record was 31-5 during his three years on varsity ... Klein Collins was undefeated District 13-5A champions in 2010-11 ... Santos also participated in track and field for four years ... established personal bests of 45 feet, 6 inches in the triple jump and 20 feet, 9 inches in the long jump ... a three-star Rivals.com recruit.

PERSONAL: Born March 2, 1994 in San Jose, Calif. ... full name is Ryan James Santos ... son of Rosalind and David Santos ... one brother, David, is an outside linebacker at the University of Nebraska ... interested in majoring in Business or Engineering.