#25 Cameron Padilla
Position: Defensive Back
Height: 5'9"
Weight: 180
Year: Redshirt Freshman
Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
High School: La Cueva HS
Experience: Redshirt

NEW MEXICO: A valuable walk-on who is continuing to improve on the field and in the weight room ... switched from defensive back to running back during spring practice in 2014 ... working to pick up the nuances of the position ... striving to make a contribution on specials teams as well ... his knowledge on both sides of the ball should help his progress.

2012: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 graduate of La Cueva HS ... played for head coach Ed Lucero ... was All-District Running Back his senior year ... was named the 2011 National Underclass Combine MVP for the state of New Mexico.

PERSONAL: Born Jan. 23, 1994 in Albuquerque, N.M. ... full name is Cameron Alex Padilla ... son of Lorie and Brian Padilla ... hobbies include playing football, basketball, ping pong and hanging out with friends ... favorite food is Calzones with ranch ... favorite athlete is Emitt Smith ... intended major is Business.