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Dameon Gamblin

Height

5-9

Weight

160 lbs.

Class

Fr.

Hometown

Mesquite, Texas

Previous School

Mesquite HS

New Mexico: Receiver with terrific hands who has also doubled as a punt returner … will enter 2016 as UNM’s most experienced receiver … a 2015 Spring Camp Hard Hat winner.

2015 (Junior Season): Turned in a breakout season after playing in all 13 games with eight starts … led the team with 35 catches, 424 yards and two touchdowns … the receptions and yards were the most since the 2011 season for a Lobo receiver … twice had career-highs of eight catches, against Nevada and against Tulsa … Had a career-best 131 yards against Tulsa, including a 62-yard touchdown catch … opened the season with three catches for 45 yards against Mississippi Valley State … had four grabs for 54 yards with a long of 36 against Arizona State … had one of the most important catches of the season against Hawai’i … on UNM’s final drive of the game, Gamblin caught three passes, including a 28-yard touchdown with 55 seconds left to give the Lobos a 28-27 win on Homecoming … had a pair of catches against both Boise State and Colorado State … also picked up 51 yards on nine rushes for the season, including 42 yards on four carries against Tulsa … had two catches for 27 yards in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl against Arizona.

2014 (Sophomore Season): Played in 12 games with one start … started the opener against UTEP … caught three passes for 35 yards with a long of 25 … returned five punts for 25 yards with a long of 13 … caught a pass in each of the first two games … also had a season-long 25-yard catch against Boise State … also returned two punts for 23 yards with a long of 13 againt Boise State.

2013 (Freshman Season): Played in 11 games with four starts … finished with one reception and two carries for 30 yards … ran for 19 yards on the first play from scrimmage against UNLV … took an end-around handoff for 11 yards against New Mexico State.

High School: An honorable-mention All-District 11-5A for the Skeeters and coach Robbie Robinson … had 48 receptions for 701 yards and seven touchdowns in 2012 … Mesquite finished 11-1 and advanced to the Texas 5A Region II Area finals … had career highs with nine receptions, 156 yards and two TDs against Arlington Bowie during the second week of the ‘12 season … led the team in receptions in both its playoff games in 2012, finishing with five catches for 77 yards vs. Sachse High School in the Bi-District round and seven catches for 82 yards vs. Allen High School in the Area finals … as a junior in 2011, recorded 35 receptions for 341 yards with two TDs … had a season-high eight receptions for 79 yards and one TD vs. Belton on Nov. 11, 2011 … named second-team All-District … Mesquite finished 7-6 in 2011 … clocked at a 4.48-second time in the 40-yard dash, according to Scout.com … also a two-year letter winner on the Mesquite boys basketball team.

Personal: Full name is Dameon Cordell Gamblin … born March 15, 1995 … is majoring in exercise science … mother is Tanya Berry.