Aho, Newman shine at tight end, outside linebacker, respectively
Lobo senior tight end earns award for his winter conditioning program work
Lobo football team looks to finish spring practice on a strong note
New drills and practice routine add to the team's intensity
Number of honorees doubled 2011 total
NEW MEXICO: A strong player who contributed right away to the team as soon as he arrived in the fall of 2012, both on offense and special teams ... will benefit greatly from an offseason in the strength and conditioning program ... has good hands and is willing to mix it up as a blocker ... will look to develop and assume a bigger offensive role in 2013 ... earned Academic All-Mountain West honors in the fall of 2012 as a true freshman.
2012 (TRUE FRESHMAN): Played 10 games and was a starter on the kickoff team ... had a 13-yard reception in the season opener against Southern.
HIGH SCHOOL: A first-team All-District 16-4A, first-team Golden Circle County and second-team Associated Press and Texas Sports Writers Association All-State 4A selection at Corsicana his senior year for coach Phil Castles ... the team's co-Offensive MVP and a team captain ... had 17 catches for 193 yards with three TDs ... 72 pancake blocks and a 97 percent blocking grade ... Corsicana finished with a 15-1 record and reached the state 4A semifinals in 2011 ... a first-team All-District and All-Golden County performer his junior year ... also lettered in soccer ... Castles call him a "physical blocker, a great character kid. He's as hard a worker as we have on our team."
PERSONAL: Born Oct. 22, 1993 in Dallas, Texas...full name is Christopher Daniel Edling ... parents are Suzann and Dan Edling...has one older sister, Jill ... Dan was an offensive lineman at Rice University ... majoring in Wildlife Management.