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.
Photo Gallery by Michael P. Reese
Photos by IPA
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese
Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA
2012 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll
2013 (JUNIOR): Participated in 12 games ... started the last five contests of the season at the fullback position ... racked up 397 all-purpose yards (ranked fifth-best on team) ... ran for 85 yards on 25 carries during the season ... led all UTEP running backs with career highs in receptions (13) and yards (91) ... tallied two tackles on special teams ... gained season-high 30 yards in win versus FIU in the Sun Bowl ... rushed for 19 yards on four attempts at North Texas, including a season-long 12-yard dash ... caught two passes for 32 yards, including a career-long 22-yard reception at rival NM State ... recorded 221 yards on 10 kickoff returns ... returned a season-best three kickoffs for 68 yards, including a career-long 39-yard return at Middle Tennessee ... gained 41 yards on two returns at Colorado State.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Participated in nine contests ... gained 116 yards on the ground with three trips into the end zone ... ran for 30 yards and two touchdowns in a win over rival NM State ... had best game versus Tulane as he gained 47 yards on 10 carries with a score ... 14-yard dash against the Green Wave was a season long.
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 in Houston, Texas ... Kinesiology major.