Jimmy Lugo

This year: Lugo had a solid season as a red-shirt freshman and will enter his second season as a starter at defensive end.

2006 (Freshman): Jimmy started all 11 games, finishing with 42 total tackles, including six tackles for loss and a quarterback sack. His 42 stops led all Javelina defensive linemen. He had a career-high seven tackles against Midwestern State (10/21/06). He made two key stops late in the fourth quarter in the season opener against Southwestern Oklahoma (9/2/06). He made two stops for no gain in three plays with the ball near midfield and the Javelinas trailing 17-7 with just over 10 minutes left to go in the game. Jimmy had five tackles in consecutive games against Texas A&M-Commerce (9/9/06) and Western Oregon (9/16/06). Lugo made a spectacular play against West Texas A&M (9/30/06), sacking the quarterback for an eight-yard loss and recovering the fumble, all in one play early in the first quarter. In the season finale against Angelo State (11/11/06), Jimmy had four total tackles, three of those for a loss of seven yards. One of those tackles for a loss came in the third quarter and the last two in the fourth quarter.

2005: Lugo red-shirted his first year at Texas A&M-Kingsville.

High school: Lugo was a three-year letterwinner for the Alice Coyotes. He was a first team All-District 31-4A pick his senior season. He was also an All-State powerlifter.

Personal: Jimmy is majoring in Marketing.

Andre Willie

This year: Willie is expected to either be a starter or key reserve at guard this fall.

2006: Andre played in all 11 games last year, starting the first three.

2003-05: Willie did not play for three seasons.

2002: Willie started all 13 games at guard as a sophomore as the Javelinas won the Lone Star Conference title and advanced to the NCAA Division II semifinals. He was a key blocker for a squad that ranked 19th in the nation in rushing and averaged 371 yards of total offense per game. The Javelinas rushed for an average of 214 yards per game with Larry Williams leading the way, posting 1,496 yards on the ground. The Hogs averaged five yards per carry as a team and just over 30 points per game.

2001: As a true freshman, Willie started all 11 games for the Javelinas at guard, helping the team to a 9-2 record, a Lone Star Conference title and a trip to the NCAA Division II playoffs. He was part of an offensive line that blocked for Javelina quarterback Abel Gonzales who ranked 16th in the nation in total offense at 271.6 yards per game. The Hogs averaged 30 points (30.2) and just under 400 yards of total offense (397.3) per game.

High school: Andre was a first team All-State pick his senior season at Alice High School.

Personal: Andre is the son of Andre and Crisi Willie. He is majoring in Kinesiology.

SOURCE: TAMUK