2015 (SENIOR): Played in nine contests, making three starts on both sides of the ball before an injury ended senior campaign … started first two games of 2015 at the strong safety position, while making a start at running back against Rice … moved back to the offense following the Texas Tech contest … ranked second on the team with 276 rushing yards, while leading the team with two rushing scores … registered a pair of tackles, a tackle for loss and a fumble recovery … rushed for a career-high 76 yards during a come-from-behind overtime victory at rival NM State, including a season-long run of 40 yards to pay dirt … rushed for 71 yards during a victory over Florida Atlantic … rushed for 49 yards and a score at Southern Miss.

2014 (JUNIOR): Participated in all 13 games on special teams ... recorded seven tackles (six solo), a team-best two fumble recoveries and a forced fumble ... tallied two stops at LA Tech and Rice ... recovered fumbles at New Mexico (in the fourth quarter) and at Kansas State ... registered a tackle and forced fumble at UTSA ... recorded 90 all-purpose yards ... returned four kickoffs for 90 yards (career-long of 33) ... changed to defensive back at the start of fall camp ... led team to New Mexico Bowl, its first since 2010.

2013 (SOPHOMORE): Played in nine games ... rushed 19 times for 135 yards (7.1 average) and a score ... tallied 166 all-purpose yards ... rushed for 55 yards on two carries, including a career-long 54-yard dash that resulted in his first career touchdown during a victory over rival NM State ... ran for 38 yards and returned a kickoff 31 yards against New Mexico ... tallied 28 yards on six carries at North Texas.

2012 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in all 12 games ... gained 165 rushing yards on 33 carries (5.0 avg.) ... caught two passes for 10 yards ... returned four kickoffs for 63 yards ... had an all around game in a win versus Tulane with a season-high 72 yards on 11 attempts and two kickoff returns for 45 yards (season-long of 27) while forcing a fumble ... dashed for 36 yards on five attempts, including a season-long 29-yard run in a victory over rival NM State.

2011: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Earned two letters at Humble (Texas) High School before concluding his prep career as a letterwinner for Peoria (Ariz.) High School ... honorable mention All-Academic selection as a junior and senior ... aided Humble to a bi-district championship during his junior season.

PERSONAL: Full name is LaQuintus Antonio Dowell ... has two brothers and three sisters ... son of James and Tamiko Dowell ... born in Dallas, Texas ... multidisciplinary studies major.

LaQuintus Dowell

LaQuintus  Dowell


Humble, Texas

High School:
Humble HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 205



Multidisciplinary Studies

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