MINERS

Josh Bell
23  Josh Bell

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sugar Land, Texas

High School:
Kempner HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 220

Position:
RB

Experience:
2L

11/16/2014

Miners Bowl-Eligible Following 35-17 Thumping of North Texas

The Miners (6-4, 4-2 C-USA) are bowl-eligible for the first time in four years and have won four of their last five games.

10/11/2014

UTEP Runs Over Old Dominion, 42-35

Miners Move To 3-3 On The Year

04/12/2013

Sean Kugler Coaches First Spring Game at UTEP

The UTEP football team ended its spring season under first year head coach Sean Kugler before a crowd of 2,581, the largest attendance since the 2004 campaign.

03/15/2013

Nathan Jeffery Shines in UTEP's First Spring Scrimmage

Nathan Jeffery ran for 73 yards and had a 61-yard touchdown reception, highlighting UTEP's first scrimmage of the spring on Friday in the Sun Bowl.

11/19/2012

UTEP to Honor 17 Seniors in Final Contest of 2012

UTEP to Honor 17 Seniors in Final Contest of 2012 Seeking its first winning streak of the season, UTEP caps the 2012 campaign with a home game against Rice.

12/21/2014

UTEP Football vs Utah State

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

11/15/2014

UTEP Football vs North Texas

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

10/11/2014

UTEP Football vs Old Dominion

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

10/12/2013

UTEP Football vs Tulsa

Photo Gallery by Michael P. Reese

10/20/2012

UTEP vs Tulane, Homecoming. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by IPA

2012 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2014 (SENIOR): Played in 12 games this season, while making major contributions ... rushed for 243 yards on 49 attempts (5.0 average) and four touchdowns - both career bests ... had breakout game during a victory against Old Dominion, rushing for career-highs in yards (76), yards per rush (7.6) and touchdown runs (three) ... one of his scores against ODU went for a career-long 37 yards ... tallied 68 rushing yards and a score at WKU ... rushed for 52 yards on seven carries in a win over North Texas in the Sun Bowl.

2013 (JUNIOR): Participated in 12 games ... started the last five contests of the season at the fullback position ... racked up 397 all-purpose yards (ranked fifth-best on team) ... ran for 85 yards on 25 carries during the season ... led all UTEP running backs with career highs in receptions (13) and yards (91) ... tallied two tackles on special teams ... gained season-high 30 yards in win versus FIU in the Sun Bowl ... rushed for 19 yards on four attempts at North Texas, including a season-long 12-yard dash ... caught two passes for 32 yards, including a career-long 22-yard reception at rival NM State ... recorded 221 yards on 10 kickoff returns ... returned a season-best three kickoffs for 68 yards, including a career-long 39-yard return at Middle Tennessee ... gained 41 yards on two returns at Colorado State.

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Participated in nine contests ... gained 116 yards on the ground with three trips into the end zone ... ran for 30 yards and two touchdowns in a win over rival NM State ... had best game versus Tulane as he gained 47 yards on 10 carries with a score ... 14-yard dash against the Green Wave was a season long.

2011 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in two contests ... carried three times for four yards, averaging 1.3 yards per carry ... appointed the Miners' offensive scout team MVP.

2010: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Four-year starter and three-time first team All-District 5A member during his career at Kempner High School ... recognized by Dave Campbell's Texas Football as one of the top-300 players in the state... selected as an All-Houston Area top-100 player and voted to the preseason football touchdown club team ... rumbled for 384 yards and eight TDs on 77 carries as a senior ... compiled 581 rushing yards and six TDs in 2008 on 96 attempts ... carried 85 times for 415 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore ... four-year member of the KHS Academic Honor Roll.

PERSONAL: Son of Tonya Walker ... has one sister ... born in Houston, Texas ... Kinesiology major.