Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to qualify.
Nathan Jeffery ran for 73 yards and had a 61-yard touchdown reception, highlighting UTEP's first scrimmage of the spring on Friday in the Sun Bowl.
The Miners take on fourth-ranked Oklahoma on Saturday in the Sun Bowl. Game time is slated for 8:30 p.m.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Three-year starter at Coronado HS in El Paso ... tabbed MVP of the city's Senior All-Star Football Classic after registering a pair of touchdown receptions ... other 2010 honors included first team All-District 1-5A for the athlete/kick returner position and district co-MVP ... played a multitude of positions throughout his career ... as a senior he passed for 563 yards and five scores while compiling 649 rushing yards and 12 touchdowns ... added 306 yards receiving while accounting for a 44.0-yard average and four TDs on kickoff returns ... reaped second team All-District recognition and honorable mention All-City accolades in 2009 ... picked up honorable mention All-District honors as a sophomore ... two-time member of his high school academic honor roll.
PERSONAL: Full name is Cole Thomas Freytag ... parents are William Freytag and Sloan Bond ... born 1/2/92 (Chicago, Ill.) ... has one brother and two sisters.