Defensive line looks to establish mindset, offensive line looks to reestablish mindset
Lobo senior tight end earns award for his winter conditioning program work
Lobo football team looks to finish spring practice on a strong note
JC transfer said the family feeling among Lobos helped him pick UNM over Illinois
Donaldson came to New Mexico to follow in the footsteps of a former Lobo -- dad, aka Terence Donaldson
NEW MEXICO: Returning letterman who gained a lot of playing experience in 2012 ... a quick study in assignments and techniques ... learned both the center and guard positions during 2012 fall camp ... already one of the stronger players in the program and should continue to develop with a complete offseason conditioning program under his belt ... needs to add bulk without losing quickness with his footwork ... earned Academic All-Mountain West honors during his first semester in college in 2012.
2012 (FRESHMAN): Participated in 12 games with eight starts as a true freshman ... played only eight snaps against Wyoming on Nov. 10 but was perfect on assignment and was credited with four knockdown blocks in his short time on the field ... received the highest grade on the offensive line for effort, 88 percent, against the Cowboys ... was perfect on assignment in 34 snaps against UNLV on Nov. 3 ... was credited with five knockdown blocks versus the Rebels, which tied for third on the team ... graded out at 100 percent assignment and 70 percent overall against Fresno State on Oct. 27 ... recorded four knockdown blocks against the Bulldogs as well ... played limited snaps at Air Force but graded out at 100 percent on assignments ... graded out at 100 percent assignment in limited playing time because of injury at Hawaii on Oct. 13 ... tied for the team lead with 10 knockdown blocks against Texas State on Oct. 6 ... received a grade of 98 percent on assignments and an overall grade of 68 percent against the Bobcats ... graded out at 98 percent assignment as the Lobos rushed for 330 yards against No. 24 Boise State on Sept. 29 ... finished with an overall grade of 71 percent and four knockdown blocks against the Broncos ... recorded nine knockdown blocks against New Mexico State on Sept. 22 ... received a grade of 99 percent assignment against the Aggies ... graded out at 95 percent on assignment vs.. Texas Tech on Sept. 15 ... recorded a 97 percent grade on assignments and had three knockdown blocks at Texas on Sept. 8 as the Lobos rushed for over 200 yards against the stout Longhorn defense ... made his first career start as a true freshman against Southern on Sept. 1 and had a 98 percent assignment grade with six knockdown blocks.
HIGH SCHOOL: Four-year starter for Dallas Christian and coach Mike Wheeler, where Adcock was a Texas Association of Private and Parochial Schools first-team All-State selection in 2010 and 2011 ... played guard, center, left tackle, defensive tackle, defensive end and deep snapper ... All-District selection all four years ... ranked as a Top-20 offensive lineman in the state of Texas by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine in 2010 and '11 ... a Top-100 Texas recruit in '11, according to Friday Night Football Magazine ... selected to the National Underclassmen Combine's Top 100 Camp in 2009, '10 and '11 ... Dallas Christian made the postseason all four years he started ... won TAPPS Division II state championship in 2008 ... he holds school weight-lifting records in the dead lift (675 pounds), squat (605), power clean (305) and bench press (385) ... also participated in basketball, track and field and golf ... has a personal best of 50 feet, 2 inches in the shot put ... a three-star Rivals.com recruit.
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 5, 1993 in Garland, Texas ... full name is Garrett William Adcock ... parents are Jeff and Christina...one brother, Chris, who is a center at the University of California ... an academic All-State selection ... dad was an offensive lineman at UC Davis ... ranked as the top student in his class with a 4.0 grade point average...a member of the National Honor Society ... a state winner and national finalist (one of 12 - six boys and six girls) among some 48,000 applicants for the Wendy's High School Heisman Award, which is based on academic achievement, athletic accomplishment and community service ... helped start Mission Hospital in Ateiku, Ghana ... went on a mission trip to New Orleans to help Hurricane Katrina victims ... volunteers to help with the Special Olympics ... interested in a pre-med major.