The UTEP football team ended its spring season under first year head coach Sean Kugler before a crowd of 2,581, the largest attendance since the 2004 campaign.
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 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.
Fans can purchase one adult bronze reserved or general admission ticket and receive a youth ticket free in the same section. Sodexho will also be offering a family food special with four hot dogs and four soft drinks for $25.
UTEP's head coach was pleased with the Homecoming win over Tulane and stressed the importance of Saturday's game at Houston.
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Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese
Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA
UTEP ITEM: Named to the 2012 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 GPA).
2011 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in two contests ... carried three times for four yards, averaging 1.3 yards per carry ... appointed the Miners' offensive scout team MVP.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Four-year starter and three-time first team All-District 5A member during his career at Kempner High School ... recognized by Dave Campbell's Texas Football as one of the top-300 players in the state... selected as an All-Houston Area top-100 player and voted to the preseason football touchdown club team ... rumbled for 384 yards and eight TDs on 77 carries as a senior ... compiled 581 rushing yards and six TDs in 2008 on 96 attempts ... carried 85 times for 415 yards and four touchdowns as a sophomore ... four-year member of the KHS Academic Honor Roll.
PERSONAL: Son of Tonya Walker ... has one sister ... born 12/4/91 (Houston, Texas) ... Kinesiology major.