MINERS

Demarcus Kizzie
28  Demarcus Kizzie

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Willis, Texas

High School:
Willis HS

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 185

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L

2012 (FRESHMAN): Played in 11 games for the Miners as a true freshman ... came on strong with 10 of his 13 tackles in the final two contests of the campaign ... made a career-high six stops in 34-33 road conquest of Southern Miss ... preserved the win by intercepting the go-ahead two-point conversion try by the Eagles in the waning moments of the game ... all six tackles in that contest were of the solo variety ... had four tackles against Rice ... posted his first career pass break-up versus UCF.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Four-year varsity letterman at Willis HS, earning All-District 17-4A accolades his final three seasons ... tallied 27 receptions for 527 yards and four touchdowns as a senior ... also gained 255 yards on just 39 rushes while scoring twice to help squad post an 8-3 mark ... surpassed 400 yards on both the ground (439) and through receptions (403) and scored a combined 10 touchdowns during his junior campaign ... used primarily as a receiver in his sophomore season ... made 45 catches for 490 yards with a pair of scores ... member of the A/B honor roll.

PERSONAL: Son of Marcus and Cynthia Kizzie ... has three brothers and three sisters ... born 1/25/94 (Conroe, Texas) ... undeclared major.