ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (KRQE) – A total of eight UNM football players earned postseason honors for their efforts on the gridiron this year. Punter Aaron Rodriguez, kick returner Christian Washington, and safety A.J. Haulcy all earned Second Team All-Mountain West honors, while Jerrick Reed II, Donte Martin, Cody Moon, J.C. Davis, and Reco Hannah all were named honorable mention.

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In addition, A.J. Haulcy picked up another award on Tuesday, as he became the first Lobo to be named to the Pro Football Focus True Freshman All-America team. Haulcy finished the season with 87 tackles, three tackles for loss, two interceptions, three pass breakups, two forced fumbles, and a fumble recovery.

“It means a lot you know,” said Haulcy. “I go out there every game, play hard, and to see that actually pays off, it means a lot to me. For the ones that didn’t believe in me, I bet they believe in me now but I always believed in myself. So I knew that once I got in, I’ll make the best of it.>

The eight Mountain West honors for UNM are tied for the most the program has had since 2012. Three honorees on the second team are the most for UNM since 2016.