Drew Thomas
10  Drew Thomas


Chicago, Ill.

High School:
Ottawa Township HS

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 180




Twenty UTEP Student-Athletes to Graduate on Saturday

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 to Honor 17 Seniors in Final Contest of 2012

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 Football to Take on UCF, Will Honor Military on Saturday

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.


Game 8: Miners Host Tulane in 81st Homecoming Game

UTEP will be home for three of its final five regular season games, starting on Saturday against Tulane (6 p.m. MT). It marks the Miners' 81st Homecoming game.


Miners Of The Week: Oct. 8, 2012

UTEP Athletics Honors Tori Martyn (Soccer) & Drew Thomas (Football)


UTEP vs UCF. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre



UTEP vs Tulane, Homecoming. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by IPA


UTEP vs NMSU 90th metting. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA


UTEP vs Tulsa. Senior Day. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre


UTEP vs So. Miss. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

UTEP ITEM: Named to the 2012 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 GPA).

2011 (JUNIOR): Earned a starting spot at right corner out of camp and never yielded it ... was second on the squad in solo tackles (35) and pass break-ups (six) ... overall compiled 49 tackles, sixth-best on the team ... recorded five or more tackles in six contests ... had two contests with six tackles (Stony Brook and Houston) ... registered a career-best three PBUs against Houston ... credited with tackles for losses against both Tulane and Colorado State.

2010 (SOPHOMORE): Enjoyed a productive sophomore campaign, fashioning 42 tackles, 3.5 tackles for losses, two fumble recoveries, an interception and five pass break-ups in13 games ... started at right corner in the first four games of the season ... credited with six stops in a pair of games (Houston, NM State) ... posted five tackles versus Arkansas-Pine Bluff and UAB ... had four stops against Memphis and Tulsa ... intercepted a pass at UAB ... single tackles for losses were logged versus New Mexico and SMU ... recovered fumbles against Houston and UAB ... picked off a pass at New Mexico ... season-high two pass break-ups at Houston ... received the Bob Stull Award from the coaching staff.

2009 (FRESHMAN): Credited with four tackles in three games.

2008: Redshirted ... selected UTEP's Defensive Scout Team Player of the Year.

PRIOR TO UTEP: First team All NCIC Conference and first team All-State as a senior for head coach Trent Swords at Ottawa Township High School in Chicago ... posted 1,183 rushing yards on 188 carries for 12 TDs as a senior ... served as team captain and was voted squad MVP ... two-year letterwinner who was the IUC Celluar Athlete of the Year in 2006.

PERSONAL: Full name is Drew Philip Thomas ... parents are Philip and the late Karen Thomas ... father played for the Chicago Bears ... born 10/26/89 (Redondo Beach, Calif.) ... Criminal Justice major.