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Carson Meger
13  Carson Meger

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Plano, Texas

High School:
Plano HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 195

Position:
QB

Experience:
3L

04/12/2013

Sean Kugler Coaches First Spring Game at UTEP

The UTEP football team ended its spring season under first year head coach Sean Kugler before a crowd of 2,581, the largest attendance since the 2004 campaign.

04/11/2013

School-Record 139 UTEP Student-Athletes make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to qualify.

03/15/2013

Nathan Jeffery Shines in UTEP's First Spring Scrimmage

Nathan Jeffery ran for 73 yards and had a 61-yard touchdown reception, highlighting UTEP's first scrimmage of the spring on Friday in the Sun Bowl.

11/19/2012

UTEP to Honor 17 Seniors in Final Contest of 2012

UTEP to Honor 17 Seniors in Final Contest of 2012 Seeking its first winning streak of the season, UTEP caps the 2012 campaign with a home game against Rice.

11/12/2012

UTEP to Take on Southern Miss in Final Road Contest

UTEP (2-8) plays its final road game of the season on Saturday against 0-10 Southern Miss.

11/10/2012

UTEP vs UCF. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

31-24.

10/20/2012

UTEP vs Tulane, Homecoming. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by IPA

11/20/2011

UTEP vs Tulsa. Senior Day. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

11/12/2011

UTEP vs E. Carolina. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

09/29/2011

UTEP vs Houston. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

UTEP ITEM: Named to the 2012 & 2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 GPA).

2012 (JUNIOR): Played in eight contests as he backed up starting QB Nick Lamaison ... completed 46 of 76 attempts (60.5 completion percentage) for 504 yards with one touchdown and three interceptions ... completed 16-of-23 passes for 257 yards, including a 61-yard strike to Jordan Leslie (second longest TD pass among UTEP QBs in 2012) versus Tulsa ... went 9-of-14 for 71 yards in a win over Tulane (also ran for 25 yards) ... completed six of seven passes for 61 yards at Ole Miss.

2011 (SOPHOMORE): Made three starts for the Miners at the quarterback spot ... completed 71 passes in 112 attempts for 669 yards and two touchdown passes ... registered 200 yards passing twice (240 versus USF, 204 vs. Tulsa) ... averaged 56.8 yards of total offense ... rushed six times for 25 yards versus East Carolina.

2010 (FRESHMAN): Reserve quarterback ... completed 1-of-3 passes ... tossed a 10-yard completion to Russell Carr at Arkansas.

2009: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Second team All-State quarterback as a senior at Plano High School ... also tabbed first team All-District after completing 213-of-324 attempts (65.7 percent) for 3,135 yards with 27 touchdowns and three interceptions ... began his senior campaign as a preseason first team All-State honoree ... first team All-District and honorable mention All-State player his junior season ... completed 228-of-342 attempts (66.7 percent) for 3,342 yards with 23 TDs and 16 INTs as a junior ... two-time first team All-County pick (junior and senior) ... played varsity ball for two and a half seasons under coach Jaydon McCullough ... helped Plano High to a 13-2 mark his junior year and a 10-2 record his senior campaign ... Plano was district co-champion when Meger was a junior ... extracurricular activities included reading books to elementary school students as part of the Reading Club.

PERSONAL: Full name is Carson David Meger ... parents are David and Lynn Meger ... has one brother ... born 6/9/91 (Dallas, Texas) ... Communication major.