Lobo lineman works his way into starting spot
April 19, 2017 10:31 PM
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. -- The University of New Mexico football team only has two more workouts left this spring.
This is the first full offseason for defensive lineman Cody Baker. Out of necessity, Baker started as a true freshman back in 2015. He then suffered a shoulder injury.
Baker has put on 20 pounds since his freshman year, and he now feels healthy and has worked his way into a starting spot on the defensive line.
"I'm pretty strong inside and I've been working on my pass rush a lot more, but I feel like I'm a pretty versatile, strong player," Baker said. "I can play both sides and I feel comfortable."
"He's a guy we wish we could have redshirted, but we didn't," head coach Bob Davie added. "He's really a good player."
The Lobos will hold their annual spring showcase on Saturday. It's free and open to the public. The gates open at 10:30 a.m.
Updated: April 19, 2017 10:31 PM
Created: April 19, 2017 09:08 PM
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