2007 Player Spotlight: Wayne Muhammad

Rio Rancho has very good skill position players returning this season. One of those is on the defensive side of the ball in DB Wayne Muhammad.

Lot of love is always given to the offensive guys, especially all the wide receivers.  Well what about their defensive counterparts?  Good corners are hard to come by, especially at the high school level.  We had a chance to catch up with one of the better corners coming back next season in Rio Rancho's Wayne Muhammad.


NMInsiders.com:  What is your height, weight, 40 times, bench and squat?

Wayne: Height: 5'8 Weight: 150 40: 4.55 Bench: 205 Squat: 365


NMInsiders.com:  What honors did you receive this past season?

Wayne: 1st all district 2nd team all metro honorable mention all state.


NMInsiders.com:  What were your stats from last season?

Wayne: I have 3 interceptions


NMInsiders.com:  What was your best memory from this past season?

Wayne: I had 15 tackles in one game against Eldorado on their homecoming game which we won.


NMInsiders.com:  What are you doing to prepare for next season?

Wayne: Right now I'm lifting weights 6 days a week and a bunch of players that are coming back stay after school to work on things.


NMInsiders.com:  What are your strengths as a football player?

Wayne: My speed and a lot of people really under estimate me and my abilities


NMInsiders.com:  What are your weaknesses as a football player?

Wayne: My height


NMInsiders.com:  What do you like most about the game of football?

Wayne: I love everything about it I love to have a lot of fun


NMInsiders.com:  Who is the best player you have ever played against?

Wayne: Probably Brian Mead from Clovis, he had lots of heart ran real hard.


NMInsiders.com:  What are your aspirations as far as playing football in college?

Wayne: I would love to play football in college.  It's one of my goals I've had in my life.


NMInsiders.com:  Name some teammate's people need to look out for next season?

Wayne: Marcus Williams RB, TJ Harris DB and Orion Murphy QB


NMInsiders.com:  What can we expect from your team next year?

Wayne: A state championship.


We would like to thank Wayne for his time.  Remember to check back in with NMInsiders.com for updates regarding Wayne all season long. 


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