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Nick Gathrite
7  Nick Gathrite

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Riverside, Calif.

High School:
Arlington HS

Last College:
Riverside Community College

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 175

Position:
DB

Experience:
1L

11/01/2014

Miners Ground Golden Eagles, Move One Win From Bowl Eligibility

UTEP Posts Third Straight Win

09/01/2014

UTEP Takes on Big 12 Opponent Texas Tech

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.

04/10/2014

School-Record 140 UTEP Student-Athletes Make C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

A Cumulative GPA Of 3.0 Is Required

12/21/2014

UTEP Football vs Utah State

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

11/15/2014

UTEP Football vs North Texas

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

09/06/2014

UTEP Football vs Texas Tech

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

10/12/2013

UTEP Football vs Tulsa

Photo Gallery by Michael P. Reese

2014 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll

2014 (SENIOR): Played in all 12 games, making two starts ... registered 29 tackles (16s/13a) with five tackles for loss (12 yards), two forced fumbles, a fumble recovery for touchdown, an interception, two quarterback hurries and a team-leading seven breakups ... tallied a career-best seven tackles with a breakup during a win over rival NM State ... recorded a career-high three pass breakups, while scoring first touchdown at UTEP on a 59-yard scoop and score against Southern Miss ... posted career-high two forced fumbles, along with three tackles and a tackle for loss in a shutout win at UTSA ... picked off a pass against North Texas - first interception in a UTEP uniform ... tallied eight tackles the last two weeks (five at Rice, three vs. Middle Tennessee).

2013 (JUNIOR): Participated in 11 contests, making two starts ... tallied 18 tackles (11s/7a) ... recorded half a tackle for loss and three pass breakups ... made first career start in a victory over rival NM State, recording two solo tackles ... notched a season-high four stops against New Mexico ... notched a half tackle for loss and a pass breakup during a home victory over FIU.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Registered 25 tackles, including 18 solos, as a sophomore at Riverside City Community College during the 2012 season ... tied for second on the team with three interceptions ... appeared in nine games, helping the team to a 9-2 record ... intercepted two passes, including one he returned for a 50-yard touchdown, in RCC's win over L.A. Harbor in the Golden State Bowl ... named Defensive MVP in the Golden State Bowl ... in 2011, played at Taylor University (Upland, Ind.) prior to RCC ... led Mid-State Football Assosiation with seven interceptions (170 yards) ... tallied 35 tackles (26s/9a) ... earned honorable mention on the MSFA All-League team ... played on a Arlington High School (Calif.) team that finished 10-2 his senior year ... positions included wide receiver and cornerback ... also played basketball and ran track.

PERSONAL: Full name is Nick Terrell Gathrite ... son of Nick Gathrite and Tracy Wainswright ... has one brother ... born in Las Vegas, Nevada ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.