Lobo football team looks to finish spring practice on a strong note
Coach Bob Davie goes heavy on the defensive side of the ball; UNM lost 23 seniors
List includes a Texas dozen and New Mexico duo
New Mexico football faces against Hawaii
NEW MEXICO: A versatile athlete who will make the switch from wide receiver to cornerback in 2013 ... runs well in open space ... has good size and length for his new position ... has natural athletic ability that he showcased as a wide receiver ... his ability to catch the ball will help his transition to cornerback.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in eight games ... had six receptions for 71 yards ... also ran the ball five times for 19 yards and one touchdown in UNM's pistol offense ... best game came against Hawai'i on Oct. 13 in which he had one reception for a career-long 36 yards and had a six-yard TD run.
JUNIOR COLLEGE:Played one season (2011) for Blinn College, catching 30 passes for 567 yards and five touchdowns...Blinn reached the Mississippi Bowl in 2011, finishing with a 9-2 record and a No. 10 ranking in the final NJCAA poll...has three years of eligibility remaining..."He is a very talented football player, a good student and a good teammate," Blinn assistant coach Keith Browning says. "He comes from a great family and will represent the Lobo program the right way."...a three-star Rivals.com prospect...
HIGH SCHOOL: Recorded team highs with 43 receptions, 769 yards and eight TDs in 2009 as a senior for Manvel High School...had 18 receptions for a team-leading 348 yards with four TDs his junior year at Manvel...a two-time All-District 24-4A and All-County selection and an honorable-mention All-State WR his senior year...a regional qualifier in track and field in the 4-by-200 meters.
PERSONAL: Born May 13, 1992 in Houston, Texas...son of Doretha and Ricardo...has three siblings, Daiqari, Mason, and Zion...favorite athlete is Chad Ochocinco...interested in Kinesiology.