Devin  Cockrell
27  Devin Cockrell


Port Arthur, Texas

High School:
Memorial HS

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 190




UTEP Takes on Big 12 Opponent Texas Tech

UTEP (1-0) christens the home portion of its 2014 schedule versus Big 12 power Texas Tech (1-0) on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 9:05 p.m. MT.


UTEP Football vs Utah State

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UTEP Football vs Old Dominion

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UTEP Football vs Texas Tech

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UTEP Football vs UNM

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UTEP Football vs Tulsa

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2014 (SOPHOMORE): Made starts in all 12 games ... ranks third on the defense with 48 tackles (33 solo), second in tackles for loss (7.0 - 30 yards) with an interception, two sacks, two pass breakups and three quarterback hurries ... recorded a season-high six tackles (four solo) at New Mexico ... registered five stops, two tackles for loss, a sack and a quarterback hurry during a shutout win at UTSA ... notched a sack and 1.5 tackles for loss at WKU ... had five tackles in a victory over Southern Miss ... picked off a pass at Rice ... registered seven tackles during win over Middle Tennessee.

2013 (FRESHMAN): Made 11 starts in 11 games played at the safety position ... led Miners with 76 tackles (46s/30a) as a true freshman ... led all Conference USA freshmen in tackles (18th overall) ... notched two pass breakups and a quarterback hurry and recorded an interception ... registered 22 tackles on passing plays to lead all Miners ... 54 tackles on rushing plays tied Dashone Smith for the team lead ... commenced his collegiate career with a 10-tackle (2s/8a) performance in the season opener versus New Mexico ... led the defense by registering a season-high 13 stops (11s/2a) at Rice ... compiled 10 tackles (4s/6a) against Tulsa ... led the defense with 10 stops (3s/7a) during a victory over FIU in the Sun Bowl ... recorded five stops in a win at rival NM State ... tallied six solo tackles, including a tackle for a loss, at No. 12 Texas A&M ... concluded his freshman season with an interception and three solo stops at Middle Tennessee.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Garnered UIL 21-5A All-District second team honors during his senior campaign ... helped the team finish with an 8-3 record ... defense was ranked no. 1 in District 21-5A and gave up the fewest passing yards in school history ... led Memorial secondary in tackles and pass break-ups ... totaled 41 tackles, four forced fumbles, 10 pass deflections, eight tackles for losses and two interceptions ... averaged 7.6 yards per carry on offense at tailback ... in 2011, Memorial finished the campaign 13-2 and went to the state semifinals.

PERSONAL: Full name is Devin Jamar Cockrell ... son of Waymen and Tarsha Taylor ... born in Port Arthur, Texas ... undeclared major.