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.
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.
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.
UTEP (2-8) plays its final road game of the season on Saturday against 0-10 Southern Miss.
Fans can purchase one adult bronze reserved or general admission ticket and receive a youth ticket free in the same section. Sodexho will also be offering a family food special with four hot dogs and four soft drinks for $25.
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Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA
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 (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.
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.