Nathan Jeffery accounted for 122 of the Blue team's 245 rushing yards in a 29-0 victory over the White on Friday night in the Sun Bowl.
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.
2013 (JUNIOR): Participated in three games on special teams.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Made appearances in nine games ... three of his four tackles on the year were solo stops ... registered a solo tackle in consecutive games to close the year.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Played in two games.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Three-year letterwinner for Copperas Cove High School under head coach Jack Welch ... garnered first team All-District honors as a senior ... registered 120 tackles, including 12 sacks, while picking off one pass in leading his team to a bi-district crown ... compiled 100 tackles and 10 sacks as a junior ... his team was state runner-up in his initial year on the varsity roster.
PERSONAL: Parents are Rich Brock and Leslie Cabellos ... has two brothers ... born in Phoenix, Ariz. ... Multidisciplinary Studies and Criminal Justice major.