MINERS

Greg Watkins
44  Greg Watkins

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Katy, Texas

High School:
Cypress Springs HS

Height / Weight:
6-5 / 235

Position:
DL

Experience:
2L

12/12/2012

Twenty UTEP Student-Athletes to Graduate on Saturday

The list includes 11 representatives from the football program, four from track & field, and one each from men's golf, soccer, softball, tennis and volleyball.

12/04/2012

UTEP's Ian Campbell Garners Second-Team All-Conference USA Honors

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.

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.

10/22/2012

Miners Seek First Road Victory at Houston

The Miners hit the road to plays its next-to-last Conference USA road game of the season on Saturday at Houston.

09/03/2012

GAME 2: Miners Head to Ole Miss Saturday

UTEP plays its first road game of the season when it takes on Ole Miss in Oxford on Saturday.

09/15/2012

UTEP Football vs NMSU

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

09/15/2012

UTEP vs NMSU 90th metting. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA

11/20/2011

UTEP vs Tulsa. Senior Day. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

11/12/2011

UTEP vs E. Carolina. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

09/03/2011

UTEP vs Stony Brook. By Michael Patrick Reese

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

2011 (JUNIOR): Appeared in 12 contests, making five starts ... recorded 31 tackles, including five for losses totaling 26 yards ... had three sacks (22 yards), five quarterback pressures, a fumble recovery and a pass deflection ... registered three tackles for losses against Colorado State and also posted two sacks in the game.

2010 (SOPHOMORE): Accumulated 38 tackles (3.5 for losses), three sacks, six quarterback hurries and an interception ... played in every game and made his first career start at right end against Tulane ... registered his career-high six tackles at Houston ... had four stops in three games (Arkansas-Pine Bluff, Tulane, SMU) ... sacked the quarterback versus Memphis, Tulane and SMU ... returned an interception for 19 yards at New Mexico ... had multiple quarterback pressures twice (against UAPB and Rice).

2009 (FRESHMAN): Tallied four stops in two games ... top performance of the season came in the finale versus Marshall with three tackles, including a half tackle for loss.

2008: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Rated an area top-100 player by the Houston Chronicle ... All-District defensive end as a senior at Cypress Springs High School ... team co-captain as well ... in three years as a starter, he posted 122 tackles, 11 tackles for losses, three sacks, one forced fumble, one interception, four pass break-ups and five blocked kicks ... three-year varsity letterwinner for coach Robert Blackshear ... played basketball for two years as a prep ... honor roll student.

PERSONAL: Full name is Gregory Watkins, Jr. ... parents are Gregory, Sr. and Alana Watkins ... has two sisters ... born 1/13/89 (Atlanta, Ga.) ... Finance major.