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UTEP ITEMS: Two-time member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for posting a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.
2010 (JUNIOR): Posted three catches for 26 yards on the year ... scored a touchdown off an 18-yard grab versus NM State.
2009 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in three games (New Mexico State, Tulane and Marshall).
PRIOR TO UTEP: Walked on at New Mexico State before transferring to UTEP ... two-year letterwinner at Montwood High School for head coach Chuck Veliz ... garnered first team All-District and All-City as well as honorable mention All-State honors after registering 51 catches for 978 yards and eight TDs ... efforts helped lead MHS to an 8-3 mark and a district championship ... played in the El Paso County High School All-Star Game and was named the Price's Give 'Em Five Receiver of the Year ... tabbed second team All-District and honorable mention All-City in junior season after posting 27 receptions for 550 yards and six TDs ... served as team captain ... two-time Academic All-District selection and graduated in the top 10 percent of his class ... member of the National Honor Society.
PERSONAL: Full name is Julio Alberto Lopez ... parents are Julio and Estela Lopez ... has four brothers ... enjoys lifting, video games and sports in his free time ... born 9/5/89 (El Paso, Texas) ... History/Social Studies major.