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.
UTEP will be playing its 80th Homecoming game in school history on Saturday.
Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Reserve who saw action in five contests for the Miners ... registered three stops.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Did not see any action.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Three-year letterwinner and two-year starter at Jesuit College Preparatory School in Dallas, Texas ... played a variety of positions on offense throughout his career ... starting cornerback as a senior, garnering first team All-District 5A honors and winning his team's Back of the Year award ... finished the season with 38 tackles, six pass break-ups, two forced fumbles, an interception and a fumble recovery ... was a key contributor on offense as well with 736 rushing yards and four TDs ... tallied 363 rushing yards and three TDs as a junior ... made 12 tackles and credited with two pass break-ups in limited action on defense that year ... compiled 85 rushing yards as a sophomore.
PERSONAL: Full name is Charles Lewis Haley, Jr., but goes by C.J. ... son of Charles and Karen Haley ... his father played in the NFL from 1986-99, winning five Super Bowls while garnering a pair of first team All-Pro selections ... has three sisters, including Princess who played soccer at Florida Southern University ... born 10/11/90 (Santa Clara, Calif.) ... Pre-Business major.