MINERS

Katrae Ford
18  Katrae Ford

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Westfield HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 255

Position:
TE

Experience:
3L

11/01/2014

Miners Ground Golden Eagles, Move One Win From Bowl Eligibility

UTEP Posts Third Straight Win

09/01/2014

UTEP Takes on Big 12 Opponent Texas Tech

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.

11/19/2012

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.

11/05/2012

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.

10/08/2012

Miners Look to Bounce Back at Tulsa

UTEP takes on Tulsa on Thursday at H.A. Chapman Stadium. The Miners are appearing on national television for the fourth time in their first seven games. Thursday's contest will be carried on FOX Sports Network.

10/11/2014

UTEP Football vs Old Dominion

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

09/10/2011

UTEP vs SMU. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2013 (JUNIOR): Played in nine games ... caught three passes for 24 yards ... two of the receptions went for first downs ... established career-bests in catches (two), yards (22) and longest reception (12 yards) at Tulane ... notched a tackle on special teams in a win at rival NM State.a

2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in eight games ... caught three passes for 22 yards ... pulled in two passes for 18 yards at Tulsa, including a season-long 11-yarder ... caught one pass for four yards against Oklahoma.

2011: Earned medical redshirt after suffering a knee injury early in the season.

2010 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in eight games on special teams as a true freshman ... blocked a PAT at Arkansas.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Regarded as one of the top-100 prep tight ends in the country by Scout.com ... second team All-District 13-5A choice as a senior ... regarded as a top-100 area player by the Houston Chronicle and was tabbed All-Greater Houston ... primarily utilized as a blocker in the Westfield offense but still totaled seven receptions for 125 yards as a senior, with a long catch of 38 yards ... rated fifth in the district in yards per catch (17.9) ... one of the highlights of his senior campaign was scoring a two-point conversion against Klein, lifting his team to a 36-35 win ... played two years of varsity ball -- one at Westfield and another at Nimitz HS ... coached by Corby Meekins at Westfield ... garnered Academic All-District recognition his senior year.

PERSONAL: Parents are Greg Ford and Nicole Murray ... has three brothers and one sister ... born in Houston, Texas ... Leadership Studies major.

UTEP Athletics