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Robby Felix
62  Robby Felix

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Corona, Calif.

High School:
Centennial

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 295

Position:
OL

Experience:
3L

2007 (JUNIOR): Honorable mention All-Conference USA by the coaches ... started all 12 games at center ... has started every game (36 total) over the last three seasons ... UTEP rated 25th nationally in passing offense (275.2 ypg), 28th in scoring offense (33.6 ppg), 35th in passing efficiency (134.95) and 37th in total offense (422.8 ypg) ... UTEP also averaged 147.7 yards rushing, a considerable improvement from 2006 when the Miners gained only 57.6 yards per contest on the ground ... the Miners tied the school record by scoring 40 points or more on five occasions in 2007 ... that record hadn't been equaled since first being set in 1950 ... the Miners compiled a school record 5,074 yards of offense in 2007 ... Marcus Thomas ran for 1,166 yards and tied the school standard with seven 100-yard rushing games ... Trevor Vittatoe established UTEP freshman records for passing yards (3,101) and passing touchdowns (25), and had the second-best passing yardage total in the nation among freshman signal-callers ... the Miners scored in 29 of 32 quarters in Conference USA play, topping the 40-point mark versus East Carolina, Rice, SMU and Tulsa ... UTEP compiled over 400 yards of offense in eight of 12 contests.

2006 (SOPHOMORE): Third team All-Conference USA pick by league media ... honorable mention All-Conference USA by the coaches .... started every game at center ... helped the Miners rank fifth in the country in passing offense (312.8 ypg), 18th in passing efficiency (149.25), 38th in scoring offense (27.3 ppg) and 39th in total offense (370.4 ypg) ... UTEP led Conference USA in passing offense ... the Miners scored 30+ points in six games and had over 400 yards of offense on five occasions -- including a season-high 537 versus New Mexico State ... UTEP compiled 455 yards passing at UAB -- the seventh-best game total in school history ... UTEP's 3,754 yards passing, 290 completions and 29 passing touchdowns were all school records.

2005 (FRESHMAN): Honorable mention Freshman All-America by The Sporting News ... picked to the Conference USA All-Freshman team ... started all 12 games at center ... UTEP's offense averaged 422.8 yards per game to establish a new school record, as well as rank third in C-USA and 31st nationally ... the Miners led Conference USA in passing offense (300.6 ypg) ... the Miners were second in the conference in scoring offense (31.8 ppg) ... UTEP's passing offense rated sixth nationally ... the Miners averaged 122.2 yards per game on the ground, including five games with a 100-yard rusher ... UTEP's offense gained over 400 yards in nine out of 12 games and surpassed the 500-yard mark three times.

2004: Redshirted ... selected the Miners' co-Offensive Scout Team Player of the Year.

PRIOR TO UTEP: First team All-League and second team All-County offensive lineman as a senior at Centennial High School ... second team All- League pick as a junior, when he was a member of a 13-1 team which was CIF champions ... three-year varsity letterwinner ... played right tackle as a junior and senior, and spent five games at defensive tackle as a senior ... high school coach was Matt Logan ... competed at the 215-pound weight for Centennial's wrestling team ... Riverside County champion, league champion and CIF runner-up as a senior in wrestling ... had a 3.9 grade point average in high school and was on the principal's honor roll all four years ... also a three-time selection to the Academic All-League team.

PERSONAL: Parents are Larry Felix and Laura Ferro ... has one brother and four sisters ... father played left guard at Boise State and mother played volleyball at Boise State ... full name is Robby Lawrence Felix ... born 6/3/86 (Orange County, Calif.) ... business major.

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