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Ruben Munoz
76  Ruben Munoz

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Eastwood HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 275

Position:
DL

Experience:
2L

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.

09/03/2012

Mike Price Media Luncheon Quotes (9/3/12)

UTEP's head coach lauded the Miners' effort against Oklahoma and discussed the injury situation heading into Saturday's matchup at Ole Miss.

05/09/2012

Thirty-Eight Miners to Graduate on Saturday

The total number ties the school record and features student-athletes from seven teams.

04/06/2012

Spotlight Shines on Jeffery in UTEP Spring Game

Nathan Jeffery accounted for 122 of the Blue team's 245 rushing yards in a 29-0 victory over the White on Friday night in the Sun Bowl.

03/27/2012

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

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

10/13/2011

Germard Reed Goes In Depth with Ruben Munoz

Germard Reed goes in depth with El Paso native DL Ruben Munoz

11/10/2012

UTEP vs UCF. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

31-24.

09/15/2012

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

Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA

11/20/2011

UTEP vs Tulsa. Senior Day. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

10/29/2011

UTEP vs So. Miss. 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: Multiple selection to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 GPA).

2011 (JUNIOR): Key reserve who appeared in 12 games ... tallied nine tackles and one quarterback hurry.

2010 (SOPHOMORE): Notched 25 tackles, including 1.5 sacks, and two QB pressures while playing in every game ... started at nose tackle on three occasions ... had a pair of five-tackle games (versus Arkansas-Pine Bluff and UAB) ... registered his first career sack against the Golden Lions, and added another at New Mexico ... amassed four tackles at Marshall.

2009 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in a pair of games (Kansas and UAB) ... did not have any statistics.

2008: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Saw action in the offensive and defensive line at Eastwood High School in El Paso, where he was a three-year letterman for coach Wade Ardoin ... captured second team All-State honors as an OL his senior year ... other senior honors included first team All-City (OL), All-District (OL) and Most Valuable OL at the El Paso County High School All-Star Game ... honorable mention All-State OL as a junior ... compiled 40 tackles and three sacks over the course of his prep career as well ... lettered one year in basketball as a power forward ... member of the National Honor Society as a senior, and tabbed Academic All-District as a junior.

PERSONAL: Parents are Angel and Isabel Munoz ... has one brother ... full name is Ruben Esteban Munoz ... lists former Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks DL John Randle as his favorite athlete ... his biggest sports thrill was helping Eastwood High to a playoff appearance and 6-4 record his sophomore season ... born 2/1/90 (El Paso, Texas) ... Criminal Justice major.

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