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Johan Givens
35  Johan Givens

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Sulphur Springs, Texas

High School:
Sulphur Springs

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 220

Position:
RB

Experience:
2L

2006 (JUNIOR): Appeared in 11 games as a reserve running back.

2005 (SOPHOMORE): Short-yardage back who saw action in 11 games ... rushed three times for three yards ... four yards on two carries against Texas Southern.

2004 (FRESHMAN): Played in one game (New Mexico State), rushing three times for eight yards.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Saw action at running back and linebacker at Sulphur Springs High School ... two-time All-District choice ... rushed 150 times for 950 yards and nine touchdowns his senior campaign ... three-year varsity letterwinner ... high school coach was Brad Turner ... also lettered in powerlifting ... four-year Texas Scholar.

PERSONAL: Parents are John and Kathy Givens ... has one brother and one sister ... brother Aaron lettered for the Miners from 2002-05 ... full name is Johan Marquese Givens ... born 9/10/84 (Sulphur Springs, Texas) ... multidisciplinary studies major.

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