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Antwon Blake
9  Antwon Blake

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Thurgood Marshall

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 205

Position:
DB

Experience:
3L

12/06/2011

Matt Camilli and Ian Campbell Named All-Conference USA Selections

Camilli was named to the 2011 All-Conference USA first team and Campbell was selected to the second team.

11/14/2011

GAME 11: UTEP to Honor 22 Seniors in Home Finale

UTEP (5-5, 2-4 C-USA) closes out its 2011 home slate against Tulsa (7-3, 6-0 C-USA) on Saturday in the Sun Bowl. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. (mountain). The game will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network.

11/14/2011

UTEP to Host Tulsa Saturday With Bowl Eligibility on the Line

Special ticket prices are available when the Miners take on the red-hot Golden Hurricane, winners of six consecutive games.

10/31/2011

Game 9: UTEP Seeks Second C-USA Win At Rice

The Miners will play their fifth game in front of a national television audience, with the game being televised on Fox Sports Network.

10/10/2011

GAME 6: Miners Seek First C-USA Victory at Tulane

The game will be nationally televised on Fox College Sports (FCS) central with kickoff slated for 1:40 p.m. MT.

11/25/2011

UTEP vs UCF. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

11/20/2011

UTEP vs Tulsa. Senior Day. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

11/12/2011

UTEP vs E. Carolina. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

10/29/2011

UTEP vs So. Miss. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

09/29/2011

UTEP vs Houston. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2010 (JUNIOR): Starter in every game at left corner ... season totals were 60 tackles, two tackles for losses, a fumble recovery, two forced fumbles and a team-high 11 pass break-ups ... amassed his college best 10 stops (seven solos) along with a pair of passes deflected against Tulane ... broke up three passes at Tulsa ... forced fumbles on the road versus New Mexico and UAB ... recovered a fumble against the Lobos ... notched single tackles for losses versus Memphis and Rice ... had eight tackles at Arkansas and seven against Memphis ... broke up a pass and was credited with four solo stops in the New Mexico Bowl versus BYU.

2009 (SOPHOMORE): Played in eight games, primarily as a reserve cornerback ... credited with 20 tackles (13 solo), a sack and pass break-up ... made his first career start against Houston and responded with his best performance of the season ... tallied seven tackles (six solos), a sack and a break-up versus the 12th-ranked Cougars ... posted five stops against New Mexico State ... missed four games with an ankle injury.

2008 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in 10 games as a reserve defensive back ... tallied 11 stops, including nine solos, as a true freshman while adding three pass break-ups ... tied his season-best with three tackles at Tulsa and at East Carolina ... deflected three passes against the Pirates ... posted two takedowns versus UCF.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Rated the No. 123 cornerback in the country by Scout.com ... two-year starter for coach Dennis Brantley at Thurgood Marshall High School in Missouri City, Texas ... garnered All-District 23-5A honors as a senior ... captained a squad which posted a record of 7-3 and claimed a second-place finish in the district ... contributed 53 tackles, four interceptions and two fumble recoveries ... honorable mention All-District as a junior after registering 48 tackles and a pair of picks ... helped lead Thurgood Marshall High to a district title and 8-4 record in 2006 ... member of every special teams unit ... lists a fumble recovery for a touchdown against Kempner his junior year as his biggest thrill in sports ... three-year letterwinner in track & field, competing in the 100, 200 and 400 meter races, in addition to being a member of the 4x100 relay unit.

PERSONAL: Mother is Stephanie Blake ... full name is Antwon Valentino Blake ... born 8/9/90 (Jacksonville, Fla.) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.