Wide receiver, defensive back groups both young but talented
Lobos Volunteer Time for Track and Field Meet
List includes a Texas dozen and New Mexico duo
First-year Coach Bob Davie needs to change a culture, but also some statistical shortcomings
NEW MEXICO: A talented, raw player at safety who understands the game ... has improved his core strength in the 2013 offseason ... needs to continue to improve and impress during spring practice ... coaches say he has only scratched the surface of what he can do on the field.
HIGH SCHOOL: Three-year varsity letterman who was the 2011 co-Defensive Most Valuable Player in District 13-5A for coach Drew Svoboda ... first-team all-district as a senior ... appeared on the 2011 5A Texas Super and the Vype 100 Texas recruits lists ... second-team All-Greater Houston by the Houston Chronicle ... unanimous first-team all-district as a junior ... the 13-5A Defensive Newcomer of the Year as a sophomore ... finished his career with 282 tackles (202 solos) with nine interceptions ... team record was 31-5 during his three years on varsity ... Klein Collins was undefeated District 13-5A champions in 2010-11 ... Santos also participated in track and field for four years ... established personal bests of 45 feet, 6 inches in the triple jump and 20 feet, 9 inches in the long jump ... a three-star Rivals.com recruit.
PERSONAL: Born March 2, 1994 in San Jose, Calif. ... full name is Ryan James Santos ... son of Rosalind and David Santos ... one brother, David, is an outside linebacker at the University of Nebraska ... interested in majoring in Business or Engineering.