Albuquerque Journal (Albuquerque, NM)

Lobos Get All Their Men on Signing Day.(Sports)

Byline: Greg Archuleta Journal Staff Writer

On Paper, It's Long's Best Recruiting Class

The biggest surprise for the University of New Mexico football team on Wednesday was that it received no surprises.

The Lobos coaching staff received all 21 national letters of intent it was expecting on the first day high school and junior college players can sign to attend schools in the fall.

With the five players already signed and attending classes, UNM has received 26 letters of intent.

Lobos coach Rocky Long said a combination of the program's improvement, upgraded facilities and the team's commitment toward winning helped land the best class, on paper, he's had in his four recruiting classes. …

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