Carmen Messina and the Lobos end their season trying to do what nobody thinks they can do -- beat Boise State
New Mexico's 12-pack of seniors end their careers as Lobos short on wins, but long in character
UNM dozen has bravely led team during turbulent season
NEW MEXICO: Fifth-year offensive lineman who joined the team as a walk-on in the fall of 2007 (redshirt season)...has played both tackle and guard at UNM and been a solid scout team performer...has made good progress in the weight room over the past three years and has solid athletic ability that could translate into playing time his senior season...prep teammate of UNM senior receiver Michael Scarlett...uncle Bruce Battle played basketball for the Lobos during the 1973-74 season.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2007 graduate of Albuquerque Sandia High School...three-year starter and four-year letterwinner for head coach Kevin Barker...helped the Matadors win the district title as a senior when he was named all-district on both offense and defense...second team all-metro at center in 2006.
PERSONAL: Born April 22, 1989, in Albuquerque...full name is Jonathan Issac Washington...son of Dwight and Jewel...dad played football at Eastern New Mexico...has two younger siblings, Marcus and Jasmine...major is University Studies.