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Rod Huntley
74  Rod Huntley

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Arlington, Texas

High School:
Sam Houston

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 320

Position:
OL

Experience:
3L

Huntley Bio Action 2009 (JUNIOR): Started every game at right guard ... recorded 36 knockdown blocks ... graded out at 80 percent or better in 10 of 12 contests ... helped the Miners set a school record with 5,144 yards of offense and 428.7 yards per game ... UTEP rated 18th nationally in total offense, 20th in passing offense (277.6 ypg) and 35th in scoring offense (29.8 ppg) ... Donald Buckram set a school record by rushing for 1,594 yards and was one of 10 semifinalists for the Doak Walker Award, presented to the nation's top running back ... Trevor Vittatoe threw for a personal-best 3,308 yards, including a school-record 517 in the season finale versus Marshall ... UTEP was the only school in the country to have a 400-yard passer, 200-yard rusher and 150-yard receiver in multiple games in 2009 ... overall the Miners accumulated over 400 yards of offense on seven occasions and topped 30 points in six games.

2008 (SOPHOMORE): Started the first six games at right guard before suffering a fractured tibia against Tulane, ending his season.

2007 (FRESHMAN): Backed up Cameron Raschke at left guard.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Listed as one of the top offensive linemen in the Midlands region by PrepStar ... first team All-District 7-5A offensive lineman as a senior at Sam Houston High School ... earned second team All-District honors as a junior ... played quarterback and tight end as a sophomore, and left tackle as a junior and senior ... high school coach was George McFarland.

PERSONAL: Mother is Sheila Franklin ... has three brothers and three sisters ... full name is Rodney Huntley ... born 11/19/86 (Arlington, Texas) ... Criminal Justice major.

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