UTEP ITEM: Appointed to the 2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for fashioning a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 11 games, starting seven ... hauled in 11 passes for 126 yards ... caught two passes for 45 yards, including a season-long 34-yard grab against SMU.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in nine games for the Miners ... had one reception for 12 yards versus Tulsa.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Two-year starter and letterwinnner for coach Michael Robinson at North Mesquite HS ... posted 29 catches for 300 yards and three TDs as a senior ... selected honorable mention All-District 12-5A in 2009 ... served as team captain his senior season ... teammate of Marcus Bagley, another UTEP signee, at North Mesquite ... member of the National Honor Society ... involved in community service through his church.
PERSONAL: Son of Lisa and Daymond Patterson ... has an older brother ... born 5/26/92 (Topeka, Kan.) ... Communication major.