QBs work on making passing attack more dangerous; return teams seek playmakers
Lobo senior tight end earns award for his winter conditioning program work
Lobo football team looks to finish spring practice on a strong note
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Donaldson came to New Mexico to follow in the footsteps of a former Lobo -- dad, aka Terence Donaldson
The University of New Mexico host Southern University on Sept. 1, 2012 at Branch Field at University Stadium.
NEW MEXICO:Former walk-on kicker who won the starting job in 2012 and earned recognition from the Mountain West ... has great accuracy but now needs to add distance to his field-goal range ... started as the kickoff specialist in 2011 ... has great hang time on his kicks...working on his strength and distance ... an Academic All-Mountain West selection in both 2011 and 2012 ... also a 2011-2012 MW Scholar-Athlete recipient.
2012 (JUNIOR):Earned All-Mountain West honorable mention honors ... had a season-high two field goals in the season finale against Colorado State...his kicks were from 38 and 30 yards ... kicked a career-long 42-yard field goal with 6:35 remaining in the second quarter against Nevada on Nov. 17 ... stayed perfect on PATs this season, converting all three tries versus the Wolf Pack ... made two more extra points against Wyoming ... kicked his sixth field goal of 2012, a 20-yarder, in the third quarter against the Cowboys ... made his fifth field goal of the season, a 26-yarder, against Fresno State on Oct. 27 ... remained perfect on extra points this season after going 3-3 against the Bulldogs ... was 1-for-2 on field goals at Air Force, connecting from 20 yards out but missing wide left from 53 yards ... went 5-of-5 on PAT attempts for the second straight week as the Lobos defeated Hawaii 35-23 on Oct. 13 ... was 5-of-5 on PAT attempts against Texas State on Oct. 6 ... remained perfect on the season by converting all three PAT attempts against No. 24 Boise State on Sept. 29 ... named Mountain West Special Teams Player of the Week for his game against New Mexico State on Sept. 22 ... was 2-for-2 on field goals (24 and 29 yards) and converted all three PAT attempts in the Lobos' 27-14 win over the Aggies ... converted both extra point attempts vs.. Texas Tech ... made his first career field-goal attempt, from 39 yards out, with 31 seconds remaining in the first half against Southern on Sept. 1 ... converted all nine of his PATs against the Jaguars.
2011 (SOPHOMORE):Kicked off in all 12 games for the Lobos...attempted 33 kickoffs for an average of 62.2 yards with four touchbacks...best game came against Wyoming when he averaged 69.3 yards on three kickoffs and had one touchback...also made five tackles, including tackles in two of his last three games of the season.
2010 (FRESHMAN):Played in three games as a true freshman and earned his first letter...was the primary kicker against Wyoming and Air Force...finished the year with eight kickoffs for 508 yards and one touchback...his average kickoff was 63.5 yards...made his first collegiate appearance against San Diego State on Oct. 23.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2009 graduate of La Cueva HS...played soccer for coach Larry Waters...three-year letterman.
PERSONAL: Born Jan. 1, 1991 in Tampa, Florida...son of Doug and Gayle Adams...has two siblings, Collin and Christian...intended major is Business Administration.