2015 Football Renewal Rewards
#56 Johnny Vizcaino
Position: Offensive Line
Height: 6'2"
Weight: 275
Year: Junior
Hometown: San Antonio, Texas
High School: Lanier HS
Experience: 1 Letter

NEW MEXICO: Athletic lineman who established himself as a starter in 2013 ...  an athletic offensive tackle with quick feet ... working to add some weight and strength to make himself a more formidable matchup in 2014 ... also working to improve pass-blocking skills to protect left-handed quarterback Cole Gautsche ... a talented underclassman who had made it to the two-deep to start the 2012 season ... actively participates in a spring after-school exercise program with a local elementary school.

2013 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 games with 10 starts at right tackle ... credited with 63 knockdown blocks in 709 snaps ... had three games of 80 percent overall grades or better, with a high of 83 percent vs. Colorado State ... had an 82 percent overall grade against Air Force with nine knockdown blocks ... had an 80 percent grade with a career-high 14 knockdown blocks against New Mexico State.

2012 (TRUE FRESHMAN): Played in the season opener against Southern.

HIGH SCHOOL: A two-time All-District 29-4A selection his junior and senior years for Lanier High School and coach Don Gatian ... a second-team All-City selection his senior year ... Lanier went 7-4 and advanced to the Texas 4A state playoffs in 2011 ... Vizcaino was a unanimous all-district selection his junior year ... Gatian called Vizcaino "the best offensive lineman I've had the honor of coaching in my 28 years. If I could adopt him, I would." ... Also lettered in track and field, throwing the shot put.

PERSONAL: Born June 2, 1994 in San Antonio, Texas ... son of Elsa Ybarra and the late Jhonny Vizcaino ... has one older sister, Alejandra ... cousins Jose Vizcaino and Luis Vizcaino both had long careers as Major League Baseball players, Jose for 18 years, Luis for 11 ... uncle Felix played Triple-A baseball ... likes to play the guitar.