The Miners open Conference USA action when they take on East Carolina on Saturday in Greenville, N.C.
The game will be nationally televised on Fox College Sports (FCS) central with kickoff slated for 1:40 p.m. MT.
2011 (SOPHOMORE): Did not see action.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Transferred to UTEP from Pierce College in Woodland Hills, Calif., where he spent the 2010 season ... two-year letterman at Westlake High School, seeing action at right tackle.
PERSONAL: Full name is David Lawrence Grubaugh ... parents are John Barber and Lorri Grubaugh ... has one sister ... born 3/14/92 (Norwalk, Calif.) ... Geology major.