Bob Davie's Lobos say putting on the pads gives football a 'real' feel -- contact!
Davie will teach fundamentals, technique, schemes, X's and O's -- but there will be hitting!
NEW MEXICO: Fourth-year player with good size and strength...continues to develop and will add depth on the offensive line...hometown is pronounced SACK-see, a Dallas suburb.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Played in three games, including the season finale at No. 8 Boise State.
HIGH SCHOOL: First team District 10-5A offensive right tackle as a senior...two-year starter for head coach Bill Patterson at Naaman Forest HS in nearby Garland...team captain his senior year...helped lead Naaman Forest to 9-3 records and two rounds of the playoffs in 2007 and `08.
PERSONAL: Born March 31, 1991, in Dallas...full name is James Vincent Mason...son of Jim and Cynthia...an Eagle Scout...academic interests are business and Mechanical Engineering.