All-Time All-Mountain West New Mexico Team

All-Time All-Mountain West New Mexico Team

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All-Time All-Mountain West New Mexico Team

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First-team Offense

QB Casey Kelly (2000-2003) – 5,686 yards, 36 TD’s UNM All-time winningest QB with 19 victories.

RB Dontrell Moore (2002-2005) – UNM All-time career rushing leader 4,973 yards, 51 TD’s and 857 Receptions plus 8 receiving TD’s.

RB Rodney Ferguson (2004-2008) – UNM 3rd All-time Career rushing leader with 3,564 yards 34 TD’s. His 1,234 yards are seventh-best. Single game-best was 210 yards against SDSU in 2006.

WR Hank Baskett (2002-2005) – 140 receptions UNM, 3rd all-time leader with 2,288 receiving yards, 17 TD’s and played NFL Philadelphia Eagles 2006-2009.

WR Marcus Smith ( 2004-2007) – UNM 4th all-time leader with career 2,073 career yards, 153 receptions and holds single-season record with 91 receptions 2007

TE Lucas Reed (2009-2012) – 77 receptions 949 yards 12.3 and 6 TD’s

OL Jason Lenzmeier (2000-2003) –  All 1st Team MWC 2003

OL Claude Terrell (2003-2004) – 1st team All-Mountain West Conference. 2004 he was arguably the best MWC lineman playing tackle for the first time. In 2003 notched 125 knockdown blocks. Played for the  St Louis Rams (2005-2007) played 20 games, starting 13.

OL Ryan Cook (2002-2005) – All-Mountain West first-team honors at center for three years. 416 career knockdown blocks. A second-round draft pick by Minnesota Vikings and played four years. Also played for the Dolphins and Dallas Cowboys from 2011-2013.

OL Robert Turner (2003) –  First team All MW team. All American Candidate. Three-year letterman. Signed with the NY Jests un-drafted free agent from 2007-2011. Also played (2012-2014) for the St Louis Rams, Tenn Titans, and Chicago Bears.

OL Byron Bell (2010) – Honorable-mention All-MWC. Undrafted 2011 signed with Carolina Panthers (2011-2014) named starter after the second game.

First-team Defense

DL Michael Tuohy ( 2004-2007) – 20.5 Career Sacks 38 career tackles for loss

DL Daniel Kegler (2001-2003) – 16 Career Sacks 34.5 career tackles for loss

DL Nik D’Avanzo (2016) – 61 tackles 9 being for loss required double teams by opposing teams. 3Yr Starter for the Lobos

DL Brian Johnson (2000) – 2 time All MWC lineman selection He was four-year collegiate letterman, three year starter. San Jose SaberCats (2002-2008)  

LB Quincy Black (2004-2005) – played Lobo back for Rocky Long’s 3-3-5 Hybrid of Safety and linebacker.  Lead MWC 114 tackles (2006) drafted drafted by Tampa Bay Buccaneers 3rd round.

 

LB Carmen Messina (2008-2011) 1st team All MWC 162 individual tackles 3rd all time at UNM & MWC tackles leader 454 tackles. Detroit Lions 2012

LB Nick Speegle (2001-2004) 317 career tackles 38.5 career tackles for loss (includes sacks) 2005-2006 Cleveland Browns

DB Brian Urlacher (1996-1999) played LB/FS hybrid 442 Career tackles 1998 178 season tackles. All American honors in both 1998 & 1999 Consensus First Team All America. Chicago Bears 13 years, 8 time pro bowl and inducted in (2008) Hall of Fame after 1st ballet.

DB Brandon Ratcliff RIP (1999-2003) MWC Co-Freshman of the Year in 2000  216 tackles, seven interceptions, 14 pass break-ups, 22.5 tackles for loss and eight sacks in 39 games (32 starts), playing both the wolf (strong) and lobo (free) safety positions. He also averaged 21.6 yards on 35 career kickoff returns with a long of 44.

 

DB Glover Quin (2006-2008) All MWC 156 total tackles 95 solo tackles 12 passes broken up Houston Texans (2009-2012) Detroit Lions (2013-present) Pro bowl 2014 NFL interceptions leader 2014

 

DB DeAndre Wright (2005-2008) All MWC 162 tackles 95 solo tackles led the team with 12 passes defended (3 interceptions, 9 break ups)  and allowed just six pass completions of 15 yards or more all season. 

First-team Special teams

Punter Corey  Bojorquez (2016-2017) 67 3,170 yards  47.3 punting average

Kicker Jason Sanders Career (2014-2017)  111-112 XP 99.1% 25-35 FG 71.4% 186 Points

Punt Returner Marcus Hayes (2018) 21.2 yards per return

 

Kick off Returner Carlos Wiggins (2013) 44 returns 1303 yards (NCAA leader) 29.6 average.

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