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Matt Ramondo
Matt Ramondo

Class:
RS Freshman

Hometown:
Las Cruces, N.M.

High School:
Mayfield

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 320

Position:
NT

Experience:
RS


Second-year player adds depth at nose tackle.

2011 SEASON: Redshirted.

HIGH SCHOOL AND PERSONAL DATA: Ranked among the nation's top defensive tackles by Rivals.com (No. 46), Scouts, Inc. (No. 59) and Scout.com (No. 97) . . . rated among the Midlands' top prospects by SuperPrep (No. 46) . . . also named to PrepStar's All-Midlands Team . . . selected to play in the July 29, 2011, Class 4A/5A North-South All-Star Game in Las Cruces, N.M. . . . three-year starter for Coach Michael Bradley at Mayfield High School in Las Cruces . . . Class 5A first-team all-state selection on both sides of the football as a senior by the New Mexico High School Coaches Association . . . selected 2010 Class 5A Defensive Player of the Year, Defensive Lineman of the Year as well as Offensive Lineman of the Year by NMPreps.com . . . also listed among the Top 20 candidates for Mr. Football by NMPreps.com . . . named to the Class 3-5A all-district team on both the defensive and offensive lines . . . recorded a career-best 72 tackles (54 solos, 18 assists) as a senior, including 13 for losses, despite missing three games with an injury . . . made a season-high 11 tackles vs. La Cueva . . . also anchored an offensive line that amassed more than 7,000 total yards in 2010, including 700 total yards in the Trojans' 69-42 victory over Manzano in the Class 5A championship game . . . selected Defensive Line MVP and Combine MVP at the 2010 NMPreps.com's Elite 100 Camp . . . earned NMHSCA first-team all-state honors as a defensive lineman in 2009 after posting 54 tackles (37 solos, 17 assists), with four resulting in losses including three sacks . . . son of Pete and Didi Ramondo . . . born June 1, 1993 . . . majoring in general management.