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#27 Romell Jordan
Position: Running Back
Height: 5'8"
Weight: 166
Year: Freshman
Hometown: Rio Rancho, N.M.
High School: Cleveland HS
Experience: High School

NEW MEXICO: A gifted runner who redshirted in 2013 and now will look to earn some playing time in 2014 ... an explosive runner who isn't afraid to run between the tackles for his stature ... has to continue to learn all aspects of the offensive scheme to help in blocking and pass protection.

HIGH SCHOOL: A 2012 first-team All-State selection and District 1-5A Player of the year for the Storm and coach Heath Ridenour ... rushed for 1,649 yards and 25 touchdowns in 2012 and caught passes for 291 yards and four TDs to also earn first-team all-district and all-metro honors ... averaged 203.7 all-purpose yards ... a finalist for New Mexico Gatorade Player of the Year and a North-South All-Star... Cleveland finished 6-5 and advanced to the Class 5A playoffs ... rushed for 1,131 yards and recorded 649 receiving yards as a junior, scoring a total of 23 TDs ... first-team All-State and all-district RB in 2011 ... Cleveland went 15-0 and won the 5A state championship ... teammate of current LobosCole Gautsche and Reece White ... also was the 2012 New Mexico 5A 100-yard meter champion and members of the 400- and 800-meter relay state championship teams ... named the student-athlete of the year at Cleveland, and was on the All-District and All-Metro Academic teams.

PERSONAL: Born June 20, 1995 in Riverside, Calif. ... parents are Carla and Arlan Swihart ... has three brothers: Robert Jordan, Blake Swihart and Raymon Jordan ...three sisters: Rayven Jordan; Kacie Swihart and Teann Jordan...Blake was an 11th-round selection by the Boston Red Sox in the 2011 Major League Baseball draft and played at Class A Greenville in 2012...favorite food is Mexican and Chinese...favorite movie is "The Wood"...favorite book is "The Story of Success" by Malcolm Gladwell...favorite video game is "Call of Duty"...favorite athletes are Barry Sanders and Reggie Bush...interested in becoming a Biology major.

Saturday, September 06
5:00 PM - 
Football
vs. Arizona State
Saturday, September 20
6:00 PM - 
Football
at New Mexico State
Friday, September 26
6:00 PM - 
Football
vs. Fresno State
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