#29 John Russo
Position: Wide Receiver
Height: 5'11"
Weight: 182
Year: Redshirt Sophomore
Hometown: Albuquerque, N.M.
High School: Eldorado HS
Experience: 1 Letter

New Mexico: Walk-on defensive back who played receiver his first three seasons ... switched from receiver in Spring Camp 2015. 

2014 (Redshirt Sophomore Season):  Played in 12 games, mostly on special teams ... did spend time as a receiver ... recorded four tackles, alll on special teams.

2013 (Redshirt Freshman Season): Played on special teams in four games ... also saw spot duty at wide receiver.

2012 (Freshman Season):  Redshirted

High School: Was an All-State wide receiver and cornerback for head coach Charley Dotson at Eldorado High School in Albuquerque ... lettered three years in football and four years in track.

PERSONAL: Full name is John Christopher Russo ... born April 5, 1993, in Albuquerque, N.M. ... parents are Frances and Chris Russo ... majoring in liberal arts ... has two sisters, Liz and Savanna ... Savanna played soccer for Eastern Carolina University ... majoring in biology ... favorite athlete is Jerry Rice and his favorite movie is The Longest Yard.













New Mexico Man: Nov. 8, 2014 vs. Boise State