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.
Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to qualify.
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.
UTEP senior punter Ian Campbell has been named to the 2012 All-Conference USA second team, as voted on by the league's 12 head coaches.
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.
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UTEP ITEMS: Multiple selection to the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 GPA).
2012 (JUNIOR): Appeared in 12 games, making two starts ... paced all UTEP tight ends with 12 catches for 150 yards (12.5 avg.) and a touchdown ... caught a 17-yard touchdown versus rival NM State ... had a season-high 49 yards on three receptions against Tulane ... had two catches for 36 yards versus Ole Miss.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Participated in 11 contests for the Miners ... registered four receptions for 105 yards (team-leading 26.2 avg.) ... registered one reception for 66 yards versus Tulane, the longest catch by a tight end in school history.
2010 (FRESHMAN): Saw action on special teams in seven games with no statistics.
2009: Redshirted ... named UTEP's Offensive Scout Team MVP.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Rated the no. 46 tight end in the nation and a three star prospect by Rivals.com ... listed as the no. 69 tight end according to Scouts, Inc. ... a top-10 tight end and top-300 player in the state according to Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine ... first team All-District 6-5A in 2008 after helping Flower Mound High School to a record of 7-4 ... registered 15 catches for 173 yards and one TD while playing in a spread offensive system under head coach Cody Vanderford ... selected as the team Offensive MVP on two occasions ... two-year letterwinner who backed up tight ends who eventually signed with Boise State and Oklahoma during his junior season ... participated in the Athletes For Literacy Program on a weekly basis at his school ... involved with several other charity projects in the Dallas area.
PERSONAL: Full name is Craig Allen Wenrick ... parents are Chris and Carol Wenrick ... his dad ran track at Purdue for one season ... has one brother and one sister ... born 9/28/90 (Coppell, Texas) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.