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's Head Coach looked ahead to Saturday's Homecoming matchup against Tulane and a reunion of sorts for the Price family.
UTEP's running backs covered 251 yards and scored five times in the Miners' second scrimmage of the fall on Saturday in the Sun Bowl.
UTEP's offense scored eight touchdowns and turned the ball over just once, while showing off its aerial attack and ground game.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Texas Top-300 Player by Dave Campbell's Texas Football magazine ... three-year varsity member, starting every season ... received a grade of 73 from Scout.com ... broke eight of The Colony's nine quarterback records ... was an honorable mention All-District 4A performer his final two years ... completed 55 percent of his passes for 2,271 yards and 23 touchdowns as a senior ... also rushed for about 500 yards ... averaged 7.0 yards per carry ... participated in the All-American combine following his junior season and the FBU camp in July, 2011 ... offensive player of the year as a sophomore ... two-time member of the A/B honor roll ... participated in the Heroes program, speaking at local elementary schools ... was part of an FCA bible group on Fridays.
PERSONAL: Parents are Bob and Marcy Simpson ... has two sisters and one brother ... born 2/16/94 (The Colony, Texas) ... undeclared major.