Tryouts Approach for Lobo Football Team
Feb. 11, 2013
A reminder that the University of New Mexico football team will hold a tryout day for UNM students interested in joining the program. The team will hold a meeting for prospective players on Wednesday and a tryout on Feb. 27.
Three former Lobo walk-ons, fullback Jarrod Baxter (1998-2001), center Ryan Cook (2001-05) and deep snapper Joe Maese (1999-2000) played their way into NFL careers. Cook also was a three-time first-team All-Mountain West honoree from 2003-2005.
Several other former walk-ons have gone on to have distinguished Lobo careers:
Also, six Lobos on scholarship in 2012 started off as walk-ons. A meeting for potential walk-ons is scheduled on Feb. 20 at 4 p.m. on the second floor of the Tow Diehm Complex (on the south end of University Stadium. The tryouts themselves take place Feb. 27 at 5:30 p.m. Players should report to the Tow Diehm Complex then, as well.
These tryouts are for UNM students only. Another tryout will take place after school starts in August.
For more information about the Lobo Football Walk-On program, contact the Lobo Football Office at 505-925-5700 or click here to go online at golobos.com.