MINERS

Nick Usher
36  Nick Usher

Class:
Sophomore

Hometown:
Los Angeles, Calif.

High School:
Serra HS

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 235

Position:
DL

Experience:
1L

09/15/2014

Miners Of The Week: Sept. 15, 2014

UTEP Athletics Honors Nick Usher & Daphne Visscher As The Miners Of The Week

09/13/2014

Miners Ride Ground Game to Sixth Straight Win Over NM State

UTEP Improves To 2-1 On The Year

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.

04/14/2014

Miners Of The Week: April 14

UTEP Athletics Honors Nick Usher & Colleen Hohman

11/15/2014

UTEP Football vs North Texas

Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese

2014 (SOPHOMORE): Played in all 12 games, starting 11 ... tallied 39 tackles (18 solo), 4.5 tackles for loss (21 yards), two sacks (15 yards), three quarterback hurries and a forced fumble ... established a career-best eight tackles (four solo), while tallying a quarterback hurry and a tackle for loss (four yards) against rival NM State ... garnered first collegiate sack at New Mexico, while recording four tackles ... registered six stops and a quarterback sack (nine yards) during a win over North Texas ... forced a fumble and collected three tackles against Southern Miss ... chipped in with three stops during a shutout win at UTSA ... registered five stops against Middle Tennessee.

2013 (FRESHMAN): Saw action in all 12 games ... one of two defensive linemen returning from the 2013 squad ... logged 15 tackles (7s/8a) ... recorded a quarterback hurry and a pass breakup ... notched a season-best five tackles during a victory at rival NM State ... tallied two tackles and a pass breakup during home win over FIU.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Instinctive player who produced 11.5 sacks on his way to earning All-CIF honors as a senior for Serra High School in 2012 ... also recognized as a Mission League first team member and a first team All-Area honoree ... finished with 61 tackles, 38 of which were solos ... also recovered two fumbles ... efforts aided SHS to a 14-2 record, including 4-1 in the league ... led squad to the CIF championship ... played in two postseason all-star games, totaling 26 tackles, six sacks and a touchdown ... key member of the eight-man defensive line rotation ... contributed four sacks and nine tackles as a junior.

PERSONAL: Full name is Nicholas F. Usher ... son of Norman and Geraldine Usher ... has one brother and one sister ... born in Los Angeles, Calif. ... undeclared major.