MINERS

Yahchaaroah Lightbourne
97  Yahchaaroah Lightbourne

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Warsaw, Ind.

High School:
Warsaw

Last College:
Taylor University

Height / Weight:
6-2 / 300

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L

11/14/2011

GAME 11: UTEP to Honor 22 Seniors in Home Finale

UTEP (5-5, 2-4 C-USA) closes out its 2011 home slate against Tulsa (7-3, 6-0 C-USA) on Saturday in the Sun Bowl. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. (mountain). The game will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network.

11/14/2011

UTEP to Host Tulsa Saturday With Bowl Eligibility on the Line

Special ticket prices are available when the Miners take on the red-hot Golden Hurricane, winners of six consecutive games.

11/20/2011

UTEP vs Tulsa. Senior Day. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2010 (JUNIOR): Added valuable depth in the Miner defensive line, posting eight tackles and two quarterback pressures in 12 games ... top performance came at UAB with three stops and a sack ... credited with QB hurries versus Memphis and Marshall.

PRIOR TO UTEP: A one-year letterman out of Warsaw Community High School in Warsaw, Ind. ... moved from the Bahamas to Warsaw in 2005 ... played offensive tackle in high school and then moved to defensive tackle while playing at Taylor University ... competed two years before transferring to UTEP ... also earned a letter in wrestling in high school, advancing to regionals.

PERSONAL: Mother is Bethsleva Lightbourne ... originally from Freeport, Bahamas ... born 1/7/89 (Fla.) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.