MINERS

Colby Meek
64  Colby Meek

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Keller, Texas

High School:
Keller

Height / Weight:
6-4 / 305

Position:
OL

Experience:
3L

2008 (JUNIOR): Started eight of 12 games - four at right tackle and four at right guard ... UTEP ranked 14th nationally in passing offense (284.2 ypg), 24th in passing efficiency (142.56), 25th in scoring offense (32.9 ppg) and 31st in total offense (406.5 ypg) ... the Miners scored 30+ points in eight of 12 games and 40+ points three times ... UTEP topped 30 points in eight of the last 10 games after getting off to a slow start with 30 points combined in season-opening losses to Buffalo and Texas ... the Miners averaged 36.5 points over the final 10 contests ... UTEP averaged 36.9 ppg and 427.5 ypg in C-USA play with 319.4 yards passing per game ... UTEP's 395 points marked the fourth-best seasonal total in school history and its 4,878 total offfensive yards also ranked fourth in the record book ... the Miners set a school record with 34 touchdown passes, including 33 by Trevor Vittatoe ... UTEP had over 400 yards of offense in seven games, including a season-high 544 versus SMU.

2007 (SOPHOMORE): Backed up James Riley at right guard, playing in all 12 games.

2006 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in 11 games ... made his first career start at right tackle against Rice.

2005: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Earned second team All-District 5-5A honors in 2004 while playing right tackle and right guard for Keller High School ... did not allow a sack while playing in a predominantly passing offense ... also served as the team's deep snapper ... helped Keller High School to an 8-3 record ... high school coach was Kevin Atkinson ... lettered twice in power-lifting and track and field (throwing the shot put).

PERSONAL: Parents are Jason and Dena Meek ... has one brother and one sister ... full name is Colby Wayne Meek ... born 6/30/87 (Fort Worth, Texas) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.