Has outstanding hands and great feet Will compete for playing time at wide receiver Also contributes on special teams Could see action as a kick returner Has played in 14 career games.
2000: Backup wide receiver Saw his first action of the season in the victory over Maine Also played against Villanova and Delaware.
1999: Backup wide receiver who also contributed on special teams Saw action off the bench in 11 games (missing Toledo and Furman) Made two receptions for 16 yards in the victory over Connecticut.
1998: Sat out the season under NCAA academic requirements.
Before UMass: Played for coach Ray Mitchell at Holyoke High School Two-time All-Western Massachusetts selection by the Springfield Union News Also a two-time All-Hockomock League performer Team captain as a senior Set a school record with 39 receptions during his junior season Totaled 97 catches and 22 touchdowns in his high school career Also saw time at cornerback while in high school Competed in the hurdles, high jump, long jump and triple jump on the track team Also lettered in basketball.
Personal: Full name is Rafael Santos, Jr. Son of Liz and Rafael Santos, Sr. Born September 5, 1980, in Holyoke, Mass. Majoring in Sociology.
Santos Receiving Statistics
Santos Career Highs
Receptions 2 vs. Connecticut, 11/20/99 Receiving Yards 16 vs. Connecticut, 11/20/99 Long Reception 9 vs. Connecticut, 11/20/99 All-Purpose Yards 23 vs. Maine, 10/16/99 23 vs. Richmond, 11/6/99