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Tavian Combs - Football - University of New Mexico Lobos Athletics





200 lbs.




Amarillo, Texas

Previous School

Randall HS



*has a super senior season available

Academics: Named Mountain West All-Academic in 2020.

2021 (Sophomore Season): Played and started 11 games, missing only UNM’s game at Fresno State … finished second on the team with 81 tackles … tied for the team lead with two interceptions and tied for fourth on the squad with four pass breakups … added 1.5 TFLs … was named Honorable Mention All-Mountain West … had three double-digit tackle games … opened the season with a career-high tying 12 tackles against Houston Baptist … also had 11 tackles against Texas A&M and San Diego State … had an interception in the season opener against Houston Baptist, and also had a pass breakup … forced a fumble that led to a clinching field goal in the final minutes … had eight tackles against Boise State … had seven tackles against both Wyoming and Air Force … added an interception against Texas A&M along with a PBU … had PBUs against Wyoming and Boise State … recorded a TFL against Boise State and a half-tackle for loss against Houston Baptist.

2020 (Freshman Season): Started five and played in all seven games as the Lobo back …. was second on the team in tackles with 51 … had a pass breakup, a half sack and a forced fumble … had at least seven tackles in five of his seven games … opened his career with 10 tackles against San Jose State … had a career-high 12 tackles against Fresno State including his first career half-sack and first career TFL … broke up a pass against Wyoming … had seven tackles and a forced fumble against Utah State … had two tackles against both Hawai’i and Nevada.

High School:  Lettered in football at Amarillo High School for coach Gaylon Selmon … named First Team All-District 5-5A as a safety and All-District 3-5A by … bounced back his senior year after suffering a season-ending injury on the opening kickoff of his junior year … also lettered in track and field.

Personal: Majoring in exercise science … birthday is August 30, 2002.