2008 FRESHMAN SEASON
Redshirt season ... scout team member
ROSWELL HIGH SCHOOL
The No. 2 offensive lineman and No. 8 overall player in the state on Rivals.com's New Mexico Top 10 for 2007...named first-team All-State for his dominating performance from the defensive tackle position....played on both lines as a prep and projects as an offensive lineman in college...an All-Region selection by Velocity/PrepStar Magazine...helped the Rockets finish with a 10-4 record and an average margin of victory of 30.4 points...nickname is "Chief"...also participated in wrestling during high school...chose Texas Tech over offers from New Mexico and New Mexico State.
Omar Castillo ... born on May 14, 1998, in Mexico ... son of Irma Castillo ... has four siblings, Misaey, Esau, Ashley and Janeth ... enjoys camping, hunting and fishing.