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A.C. Patterson
73  A.C. Patterson

Class:
Junior

Hometown:
Las Vegas, Nev.

High School:
Bishop Gorman HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 305

Position:
OL

Experience:
RS

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

2011: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: All-State and All-League honoree as a senior at Bishop Gorman High School ... rated the no. 28 center prospect in the country by Scout.com and the sixth-best overall prospect in the state of Nevada by Rivals.com ... started every game at center for Bishop Gorman over the last three seasons ... anchored the Gaels to back-to-back state titles with a 15-0 mark in 2009 and 13-2 in 2010 ... started and played every snap in the Max Emfinger All-American Bowl in Baton Rouge, La. on Dec. 31, 2010 ... played his freshman year at Regis Jesuit High School in Aurora (Colo.), where he also started at center ... in four years of varsity ball was a part of teams that posted a combined record of 48-8 with playoff appearances every season ... threw the shot put and discus as a member of Bishop Gorman's track and field squad.

PERSONAL: Son of UTEP defensive coordinator Andre Patterson ... mother is Donna Patterson ... has one sister ... full name is Andre Cornelius Patterson, Jr. ... born 5/19/92 (Pullman, Wash.) ... undeclared major.

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