Derrick Morgan
21  Derrick Morgan


Germantown, Md.

High School:
Clarksburg HS

Last College:
Cabrillo JC

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 215




Game 5: Miners Open League Play at East Carolina

The Miners open Conference USA action when they take on East Carolina on Saturday in Greenville, N.C.


138 Student-Athletes Named to C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

138 student-athletes earn placement on the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll.


UTEP vs NMSU 90th metting. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA


UTEP vs Tulsa. Senior Day. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre


UTEP vs So. Miss. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre


UTEP vs Houston. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

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

2011 (JUNIOR): Made one start in 12 appearances for UTEP ... registered 20 takedowns, one tackle for laoss, one fumble recovery and two pass break-ups ... posted a season-best six stops versus Southern Miss.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Two-year starter who won a team award for never missing a practice or game during his career ... served as team captain in 2009 and 2010 ... garnered first team All-Coast Conference honors after compiling 87 tackles, 10 pass break-ups, two forced fumbles, a sack, an interception and a blocked field goal as a sophomore in 2010 ... also returned a blocked punt for a touchdown ... posted 57 tackles, seven break-ups, an interception and a forced fumble in 2009 ... three-year starter in the high school ranks, with the final two coming at Clarksburg HS (Md.) ... chosen team MVP as a senior ... previously helped Damascus HS claim the Class 4-A Maryland state title.

PERSONAL: Son of Sherman Morgan and Cynthia Allen ... has three brothers and three sisters ... born 5/3/90 (Davenport, Iowa) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.