Captains Carrier, Bollema provide leadership to running backs, inside linebackers
Junior from St. Pius rewarded for passion and energy he brings to team
Davie touts the play of a handful of non-scholarship athletes
Coach seeks a return to seasons with a 1,000-yard rusher
NEW MEXICO: A hard-working tailback who was put on scholarship in the spring of 2013 ... a leader by example to his teammates ... will push for playing time on special teams in 2013 ... can solidify a role during spring practice.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in the season opener against Southern ... a valuable scout team member.
HIGH SCHOOL: A 2010 graduate of St. Pius X ... played football for coach San Juan Mendoza ... was an All-State and All-Metro selection is football two years (2008-09) ... was selected All-District three years ... was also All-State in basketball one year.
PERSONAL: Born July 27, 1992 in Albuquerque, N.M. ... son of Patricia Madrid ... hobbies include watching movies ... favorite food is hamburgers ... favorite athlete is Walter Payton ... has an older sister ... intended major is English.