Former Lobo punt returner and safety Marcus Hayes announced on his Twitter page that he has transferred to Kansas State. Hayes led the nation in yards per punt return as a redshirt freshman for the Lobos this past season.
Hayes averaged a little over 21 yards per return. Hayes also played safety for New Mexico and had 51 tackles, one for loss. He also had two interceptions. Hayes announced his intentions to transfer from UNM shortly after the season ended.