#74 Christopher Smalls
Position: Defensive Line
Height: 6'1"
Weight: 253
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Barstow, Calif.
Other College: Oklahoma Panhandle State
Career Statistics Career Statistics

NEW MEXICO: Tough-nosed walk-on who earned playing time on defense in 2013 ... a high-energy defender who can be a disruptive force on the line of scrimmage ... gives consistent effort on every play ... spent the 2012 season recovering from a torn ACL.

2013 (SOPHOMORE): Appeared in two games and recorded his first career tackle against Fresno State.

DIVISION II: Spent one redshirt season at Oklahoma Panhandle State University.

HIGH SCHOOL: Played for coach Jose Rubio at Barstow High School in Barstow, Calif. ... recorded 74 total tackles, including five sacks, as a senior ... earned All-League and All-Area honors.

PERSONAL: Born Sept. 9, 1993 in Santa Ana, Calif. ... parents are Freezy and DeJong Smalls ... has three siblings: Freezy, Dirk and Charlotte ... favorite book is Sun Tzu's Art of War and favorite movie is the 1986 version of Transformers ... favorite food is pizza ... majoring in exercise science.