UTEP Athletics Honors Autrey Golden & Xitlali Herrera
UTEP Athletics Honors Autrey Golden & Angela Cutaia
UTEP Slips To 1-2 On The Year
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.
UTEP senior punter Ian Campbell has been named to the 2012 All-Conference USA second team, as voted on by the league's 12 head coaches.
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2012 (FRESHMAN): Played in 12 games, making one start versus rival NM State ... excelled on special teams as he tallied 822 yards on kickoff returns with two TDs ... his 28.3 avg ranked 11th in the nation and second in Conference USA ... returned four kicks for 157 yards (39.3 avg.) including a 96-yard scamper to the end zone at East Carolina ... set season-highs in kickoff return yards (191), average (47.8) and long return (98 yards) at Southern Miss ... finished fourth on the squad with 163 yards rushing (4.5 avg.) ... carried the ball 12 times for a season-high 69 yards against rival NM State, including a 17-yard dash ... pounded out 52 yards on 11 carries at Ole Miss, including a 22-yard run ... had 37 yards on three attempts, including a season-long 26-yard sprint against Tulane ... made eight catches for 88 yards ... made a season-long 36-yard catch at Southern Miss ... registered two receptions for 21 yards at Ole Miss.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Rated a three-star recruit by Rivals.com ... two-time All-District 18-4A first team selection (2010 & 2011) ... ranked second in the district in yards per game (86.8) ... led Willis to an 8-3 record and the bi-district playoffs as a senior ... rushed for 848 yards, averaging 7.5 per carry, and led the team with eight rushing TDs ... had 16 receptions for 179 yards in his senior campaign ... ran for 1,142 yards and 12 touchdowns on 152 carries as a junior ... also had 18 receptions for 144 yards and two TDs ... Willis finished 8-4-1 and advanced to the bi-district playoffs for the first time since 2000 ... three-year letterwinner for coach Andre Jackson ... also played basketball and ran track, competing in the 100 meters and the 4x100 and 4x200 meter relays ... advanced to the track state finals in 2011.
PERSONAL: Full name is Autrey Darius DeShawn Golden ... parents are Autrey Golden and Irma Warren ... has two sisters ... born 6/18/93 (Conroe, Texas) ... undeclared major.