MINERS

Aaron King
90  Aaron King

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Houston, Texas

High School:
Elsik

Last College:
Bakersfield College

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 250

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L

Aaron King Photo Gallery From the 2008 Season

2008 (JUNIOR): Gave the Miners solid reserve playing time, accumulating 23 tackles, four tackles for losses, two sacks, three quarterback pressures and a forced fumble ... credited with five assisted tackles, including a half-tackle for loss, and a quarterback hurry against Rice ... amassed four assisted tackles at Houston and added three assists at East Carolina ... his sacks came versus UCF and Tulane ... registered a season-high two stops for losses against the Green Wave ... forced a fumble versus the Knights.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Originally committed to UTEP in the spring of 2005 before spending the 2006 and 2007 seasons at Bakersfield College ... two-time All-Western State Conference selection at Bakersfield College ... All-State honoree and honorable mention All-American by jcgridwire in 2007 ... posted 29 tackles in 2007, including eight for losses, with six sacks and an interception ... first team All-District 5A defensive player as a senior at Elsik High School in Houston ... also chosen Elsik's defensive line MVP his senior year ... began playing football in 10th grade ... played tight end as a sophomore and junior, then started his senior year at tight end before moving to defensive end ... two-year varsity letterwinner for coach Bill Barron ... played basketball his freshman year (center/power forward), and competed on the track team as a sophomore (300 hurdles, 2x400 relay).

PERSONAL: Mother is Victoria Brown ... has one brother and two sisters ... full name is Aaron Lee King ... nickname is "A.K." ... born 4/9/86 (Sacramento, Calif.) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.