Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Aggies Sign 15; Have 2 Scholarships Left.(Sports)

Byline: Dennis Latta Journal Staff Writer

NMSU's Coach Says 'Wish List' Is Covered

LAS CRUCES New Mexico State football coach Tony Samuel got all the phone calls he expected Wednesday, but he was still sitting by the phone just in case a call or two he didn't expect came in.

The Aggies announced 15 football signings Wednesday. To go with that, NMSU has six walk-ons from last year who earned scholarships and two scholarships they gave away last year and can't use.

That leaves two scholarships open, should a player who has been turned down at the last minute by a premier university decide he wants to sign with New Mexico State after all. Schools are allowed to sign 25 players a year. …

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