UTEP will be home for three of its final five regular season games, starting on Saturday against Tulane (6 p.m. MT). It marks the Miners' 81st Homecoming game.
UTEP takes on Tulsa on Thursday at H.A. Chapman Stadium. The Miners are appearing on national television for the fourth time in their first seven games. Thursday's contest will be carried on FOX Sports Network.
The Miners face SMU on Saturday in the Sun Bowl in search of their first C-USA victory.
The Miners open Conference USA action when they take on East Carolina on Saturday in Greenville, N.C.
UTEP and New Mexico State will meet for the 90th time on Saturday at 6 p.m. in the Sun Bowl.
PRIOR TO UTEP:Joins the Miners after playing one year at Pasadena City College ... was a second team All-NSC performer who pulled in 31 catches for 517 yards and two touchdowns in his only season at PCC ... recognized as a second team All-Mission League honoree in both years as a varsity performer for St. Francis HS ... had 28 receptions for 600 yards and five TDs as a senior ... pulled in 17 passes for 120 yards while scoring once to help his team finish 9-3 in his junior campaign.
PERSONAL:Son of Greg and Jennifer Hamilton ... has one brother ... born 11/12/93 (Laguna Hills, Calif.).