#78 Jared Francisco
Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'3"
Weight: 320
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Santa Fe, N.M.
High School: Santa Fe HS
Experience: SQ

New Mexico: A walk-on who has been a solid scout-team contributor since joining the program in 2012 ... has good size and will continue to develop with time in the offseason conditioning program ... two years in the conditioning program has helped change his body type to a leaner, stronger lineman..

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore Season): Missed the season with an injury.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman Season): Did not see any game action.

2012 (Freshman Season): Redshirted.

High School: A 2011 first-team All-District 2-4A selection at nose guard for the Demons and coach Ray Holliday ... lettered two years at Santa Fe High School ... earned second-team Academic All-District honors as a junior.

Personal: Born Feb. 10, 1994 in Santa Fe, N.M. ... Parents area Karen Hernandez and Les Francisco ... has one sister, Justine ... likes to ride dirt bikes ... favorite foods are steak and eggs ... favorite movie is "Battleship" ... favorite athlete is DeMarcus Ware ... majoring in Criminal Justice.