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Miner of the Week: Trevor Vittatoe

Trevor Vittatoe


Trevor Vittatoe

Sept. 21, 2010

Vittatoe became the first quarterback in UTEP history to throw for five touchdowns in a game four times as the Miners thumped Interstate 10 rival NM State, 42-10, on Saturday in the Sun Bowl. Vittatoe completed 19-of-30 passes for 246 yards, connecting with Kris Adams (twice), Evan Davis, Donavon Kemp and Julio Lopez for scores. He also rushed three times for a career-best 54 yards in finishing with 300 yards of total offense. Vittatoe now has 83 career touchdown passes, the fifth-best total in Conference USA history. He previously passed for five TDs versus Rice in 2007, Louisiana Lafayette in 2008 and Marshall in 2009