#9 Richard Winston
Position: Linebacker
Height: 6'4"
Weight: 220
Year: Sophomore
Hometown: Chandler, Ariz.
High School: Chandler HS
Experience: 1 Letter
Career Statistics Career Statistics

NEW MEXICO: A good-sized linebacker who has added 22 pounds to his frame since arriving in the spring of 2012 ... had an incredible offseason and is pushing for a starting position at the the rush outside linebacker spot ... really has learned the scheme and is playing much faster during spring practice in 2014 ... needs to carry that momentum into the offseason to help the Lobo defense in the fall ... will be a significant contributor eight pounds to his frame during the 2013 offseason ... needs to continue to learn the defensive scheme to play faster ... will have an increased role on defense, regardless of whether he starts.

2013 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 11 games and recorded eight tackles and 0.5 tackles for loss on the season ... contributed on both special teams and defense.

2012 (TRUE FRESHMAN): Played in the season opener against Southern but missed the rest of the season.

HIGH SCHOOL: Mid-year enrollee who looks to contribute to the team in 2012 as a true freshman...played both inside and outside linebacker during spring practice, which give him a better chance of seeing the field in the fall...played for coach Shaun Aguano at Chandler High School...honorable mention All-Arizona Division I in 2011 as voted by the Arizona Republic...averaged five tackles per game and recorded a pair of sacks on the season...Chandler advanced to the second round of the Division I playoffs.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 30, 1993 in Gilbert, Ariz.... age is 18...full name is Richard Sytell Winston IV...son of Richard III and Mildred...has two sisters, Tessa and Brittany, and one brother, Lewis...major is international business.