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.
The Miners hit the road to plays its next-to-last Conference USA road game of the season on Saturday at Houston.
The Miners take on fourth-ranked Oklahoma on Saturday in the Sun Bowl. Game time is slated for 8:30 p.m.
UTEP will be playing its 80th Homecoming game in school history on Saturday.
Photo Gallery by Michael P. Reese
New Mexico 42, UTEP 35 in OT. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
Photos by IPA
Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Started all 12 games at right guard ... efforts helped UTEP running backs and quarterbacks gain over 1,700 yards with 13 touchdowns on the ground.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in five contests for the Miners as a reserve center.
PRIOR TO UTEP: First team All-District 14-5A offensive lineman as a junior and senior at Conroe High School ... first team All-District defensive lineman as a senior ... played offensive guard and defensive tackle during his prep career ... regarded as a top-100 area player by the Houston Chronicle ... rated one of the top-150 defensive end prospects in the country by Scout.com ... All-County choice on defense as a junior and offense as a senior ... coached by Roger Holtkamp at Conroe HS, where he was a three-year varsity letterwinner ... also a member of Conroe's wrestling and track & field teams ... finished in the top-eight in the state while wrestling at 285 pounds.
PERSONAL: Parents are Steve and Stacey Brown ... has two brothers and one sister ... born 2/25/92 (The Woodlands, Texas) ... Business/Finance major.