MINERS

Abiel Macias
48  Abiel Macias

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Socorro

Height / Weight:
5-11 / 230

Position:
LB

Experience:
SQ

2006 (JUNIOR): Helped with the scout team.

PRIOR TO UTEP: All-District 1-5A linebacker as a senior at Socorro High School ... also honorable mention All-City after leading Socorro to a 9-2 mark ... All-District defensive end as a junior ... three-year varsity letterwinner for coach Craig Ritchey ... three-year letterwinner in wrestling as well, earning All-District honors ... member of the track and field team as a senior, running the 400 meters.

PERSONAL: Cousin of former Miner Gabe Macias and current receiver Josh Fematt ... mother is Alma Macias ... has two brothers ... full name is Abiel Ramiro Macias ... born 11/9/84 (El Paso, Texas) ... communication major.