UNM's Matt Raymer & Freddy Young have 12 tackles; Dallas Bollema has nine plus a huge interception
Nevada steps onto Branch Field Saturday with one of the more balanced run-pass attacks in the nation.
23 Lobo Seniors Will Say Goodbye to Branch Field on Saturday
Davie's Lobos have to plug a few holes and find a way to stop Wyoming's Brett Smith
The Lobo Football team hosted a Fan Photo Day on August 20, 2011 in University Stadium.
NEW MEXICO: One of the most athletically gifted players on the team who just started to tap into his potential in 2012 ... utilized as a runner, receiver and quarterback in 2012 ... played in 16 games with 10 starts during his two-year Lobo career ... has the speed and the work ethic to get a look at playing on Sundays ... took the role as an all-around player with his improved blocking skills in 2012 ... his 2011 season was limited to four games because of injuries ... has the most potential to provide the big-play threat the offense needs to be successful in 2012 ... the coaching staff labeled his performance during spring practice as one of the best on the team ... a lightning quick, two-sport transfer from Ohio State ... nickname is "Flash" ... College Sports Madness named him to the 2012 preseason All-Mountain West third team ... electronically timed at 4.38 in the 40 while at Ohio State...active in 2011 after sitting out the 2010 due to transfer rules ... was allowed to compete immediately for the Lobo track team where he has established himself as one of the premier sprinters in the country ... competed on the UNM track team the past three years...finished second in the 100 meters at the 2010 Mountain West Conference Outdoor Championships with a career-best time of 10.33, and became the first Lobo in 23 years to qualify for the 100 at the NCAA Championships ... placed third at the MWC Outdoor in 2011 at 10.51...also a member of UNM's 4x100 relay team.
2012 (SENIOR): Along with RB Kasey Carrier, one of the team's most versatile offensive players ... had a team-high 15 receptions for 165 yards and one TD ... also rushed for 220 yards on 31 carries (a 7.1-yard average per rush) ... finished his Lobo career by tying his season high with four receptions, and had 35 yards in the season finale vs. Colorado State. ... also had four carries for 12 yards. ... carried the ball three times for 65 yards, including a career-long 53 yard rush on the second play of the game vs. Nevada on Nov. 17 ... caught a season-long 38-yard pass in the fourth quarter against UNLV on Nov. 3 ... gained 22 yards on the ground against the Rebels on five carries ... scored his first touchdown of the year against Fresno State on Oct. 27, catching a 19-yard pass from backup quarterback Quinton McCown in the fourth quarter ... was second on the team with 32 rushing yards against Air Force on Oct. 20 ... set a new career-high with a 19-yard rush on UNM's first drive of the third quarter ... took multiple snaps in the Wildcat formation against the Falcons after starting quarterback B.R. Holbrook left the game with an injury ... led the Lobos with 23 receiving yards on two catches against No. 24 Boise State on Sept. 29 ... also recorded 36 rushing yards on just three carries against the Broncos ... led the Lobos with four catches for 31 yards as UNM defeated New Mexico State 27-14 on Sept. 22 ... also carried the ball four times for 12 yards against the Aggies ... did not play at Texas Tech due to injury ... carried the ball one time for 16 yards against Texas ... also returned his first three kickoffs of the season, totaling 38 yards with a long of 14 ... recorded one reception for 10 yards and carried the ball once for 15 yards against Southern ... made three key blocks on Chase Clayton's 98-yard kickoff return for a touchdown against Southern.
2011 (JUNIOR): Limited to four games with three starts, thanks to ankle and foot injuries...finished with nine receptions for 156 yards, and his two touchdown catches ranked second on the team...also had 10 carries for 50 yards and 11 kickoff returns for 251 yards for a 22.8-yard average...best game came against No. 13 Arkansas in week two when he had five receptions for 60 yards and two carries for 25 yards...had a season-high 62 receiving yards and one TD on two receptions in week five vs. New Mexico State.
OHIO STATE: Two-year letterman for the Buckeyes, appearing in 23 games, mostly special teams, in his two seasons in Columbus....5 catches for 39 yards and a 6-yard run on offense...was Ohio State's primary kickoff returner both seasons...played in all 13 games and averaged 20.9 yards on a team-high 18 kickoff returns in 2009 for the Rose Bowl champion Buckeyes...appeared in 10 games and averaged 21.6 yards on a team-high 16 kick returns as a true freshman in 2008...finished fourth in the 100 meters (10.65) at the 2009 Big 10 Track Championships and helped the Buckeyes' 4x100 relay team capture gold (40.55).
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2008 graduate of Friendly High School in Ft. Washington, Md...all-state selection as a senior when he totaled 1,690 all-purpose yards...career rushing totals of 2,623 yards and 20 touchdowns...racked up 1,209 career receiving yards with nine scores...played in the U.S. Army All-America Bowl...helped the Patriots go 42-6 during his career, including a 2006 state title...Rivals, PrepStar, Superprep Top 40, Scout Top 150...Maryland state champion at 55 and 100 meters...state runner-up in the 200...Prince George's County and Star/Gazette track athlete of the year...reportedly timed as fast as 10.30 in the 100m.
PERSONAL: Born April 23, 1990, in Washington, D.C....full name is Lamaar Edward Thomas...son of Sean and Elwanda Thomas...has a younger brother, Desmond...major is University Studies.