The list includes 11 representatives from the football program, four from track & field, and one each from men's golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.
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's head coach held his final weekly press gathering on Monday, reflecting on the Southern Miss win before announcing his retirement.
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.
Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
UTEP 35 Houston 45.
Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA
Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
2011 (JUNIOR): Played in nine contests ... made 12 stops (six solo) ... recorded two takeaways for 71 yards ... had his season best performance versus East Carolina where he posted four stops and an interception return for a 44-yard TD ... also had two pass breakups on the year.
PRIOR TO UTEP: First team All-Conference choice at Kilgore College, accumulating 10 pass break-ups and three interceptions in 2010 ... spent his prep career at Brazosport (Texas) High School, earning three letters ... averaged 10 tackles per game as a senior ... was chosen All-District as a junior and senior and was a three-time All-County selection ... earned three letters in basketball, and secured placement on the All-District and All-County teams on multiple occasions.
PERSONAL: Full name is Darren Lydell Woodard ... has one brother and two sisters ... son of Gilbert and Andra Woodard ... born 9/21/89 (Bay City, Texas) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.