UNM will lean to a 3-4 front which means a lot of linebackers will need to step up in 2012
Wide receivers have good night against man-to-man coverage
Lobo football coach is looking to show his players how to react
Davie will teach fundamentals, technique, schemes, X's and O's -- but there will be hitting!
NEW MEXICO: Returning linebacker who missed the last seven games of 2011 for personal reasons...redshirted the 2010 season and spent the year on the scout team...continues to build strength in the weight room and improve his speed...will compete for playing time at linebacker this fall.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Played special teams during the first five games, recording one tackle on the season.
HIGH SCHOOL: First team class 5A all-state selection as a senior...a three-star recruit by ESPN.com (No. 88 outside LB) and Rivals.com...also ranked among the top-100 (No. 79 inside LB) by Scout.com...also had offers from New Mexico State and San Diego State...three-year letterman and the 2009 District 3 Defensive Player of the Year for head coach Kelly McKee...helped the Knights go 9-3 and advance to the second round of the playoffs as a senior (72 tackles, 7 TFL, 3.5 sacks)...earned first team all-district, all-state (Scout.com), and all-Southwest recognition (NM Preps) as a junior when he had 116 tackles, 9 TFL, and 5 sacks...302 tackles, 26 tackles for loss, 8.5 sacks, 5 forced fumbles, 5 interceptions in his career...also a three-year letterman in track & field (100m, shot, discus) and two-year letterman on the basketball court.
PERSONAL: Born June 2, 1992, in Las Cruces, N.M...full name is Zachary Chance Daugherty...son of Shane and Lorraine Daugherty...dad works for NASA as a rocket engine tester while mom is a language pathologist at Oñate High School in Las Cruces...mom also played basketball at New Mexico State her freshman year...has an older brother, Lucas, and younger sister, Pilar...would like to major in Kinesiology at UNM.