UTEP (1-0) christens the home portion of its 2014 schedule versus Big 12 power Texas Tech (1-0) on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 9:05 p.m. MT.
Miners vs Golden Panthers. Photos by IPA
2013 (JUNIOR): Played in six games ... registered five tackles (3s/2a) during season ... tallied a pair of stops at Tulane.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Named to the 2012 All-WSFL team as a defensive lineman for Pima Community College ... posted 44 tackles (26 solo) and one sack in 11 games played in 2012 ... registered 27 tackles (nine solo), three tackles for losses, one forced fumble and three fumble recoveries ... member of the basketball team and honor roll in high school.
PERSONAL: Full name is Jesse Maurice Chavis ... son of George and Yolanda Chavis ... has four brothers and two sisters ... born in Bellflower, Calif. ... multidisciplinary studies major.