NEW MEXICO: Former walk-on who is the Lobos' most experienced receiver...not very big, but studies the game well, runs great routes to get himself open downfield, and is incredibly tough across the middle of the field...has flashed excellent hands and is a quick, agile weapon with the ball in his hands...coaches have said that pound-for-pound he is the best blocker among the WRs...a very consistent performer, great competitor, and has developed into one of the offensive leaders...45 catches for 428 yards (9.5 avg.) in 25 career games (14 starts)...also 6.9-yard average (55 total) on 8 career rushes, including a 22-yard TD...was one of the team's biggest surprises in his first season of collegiate action in 2007... wasn't expected to factor into the regular rotation entering spring practice, but turned in a strong training camp performance and played his way into a regular gameday role early in the `07 season...watched practice almost every day in street clothes when he first arrived on campus in the fall of 2005, but didn't join the team officially until the spring of 2006...displayed a strong work ethic on the practice field right away, staying late to polish his receiving and return skills...has made solid progress in the weight room each year...a scout team player in 2006 and has one year of eligibility left.
2008 (JUNIOR): Played in all 12 games, starting 8 of the last 9...career-highs of 24 receptions for 242 yards and 3 carries for 21 yards...13 grabs for 161 yards (12.4 avg.) the final 6 weeks...did a fantastic job blocking downfield...sealed defenders on all 3 Lobo TDs at New Mexico State.
HIGHLIGHTS: (at Colorado State)...2 catches for 46 yards, including a long of 39 to help set up a Lobo FG...(vs. San Diego State)...Game and season-high 58 yards on 3 catches...pulled in a pass from fellow WR Michael Scarlett and evaded defenders along the sideline for a season-long 40-yard gain to set up the Lobos' 2nd TD...(at No. 8 BYU)...Tied for the team-lead with 4 catches for 36 yards...long of 12 yards...battled downfield all game, helping the Lobos' control the clock with the running game...(at Tulsa)...Solid effort in his first start of the season...4 catches for 51 yards...stretched out between 2 DBs and made a great grab for a long gain of 28.
2007 (SOPHOMORE): Developed into a strong No. 3 WR in his debut season...played in all 13 games and started 6 times, along with first team all-MWC honorees Travis Brown and Marcus Smith, when UNM opened in a 3-WR set...was 3rd on the team with 21 catches for 186 yards (8.9 avg.), including a long of 52 on a screen play...season-highs of 5 catches for 86 yards in the Lobos' New Mexico Bowl victory...also had 5 catches for 30 yards at Utah...2 grabs for 28 yards vs. BYU - both coming on 3rd-and-long plays...rushed 5 times for 34 yards on the year, including a 22-yard TD on a direct snap vs. Sacramento State.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2005 graduate of Central HS in Beaumont, Texas...two-year letterman for coach David Suggs...honorable mention all-district selection on the gridiron as a senior...standout long and triple jumper for the Jaguar track and field team...two-time regional qualifier and district champ in 2005...graduated with honors and was a National Honor Society member...T.A.A.F. Beaumont Male Athlete of the Year in 2003.
PERSONAL: Born Aug. 27, 1987, in Beaumont, Texas...age is 21...son of Roland Sr. and Dollie...has three older sisters: Regina Harmon (27), Janaha (30) and Rolanda (25)...major is University Studies.