Student-athletes must maintain a 3.0 grade point average to qualify.
Nathan Jeffery ran for 73 yards and had a 61-yard touchdown reception, highlighting UTEP's first scrimmage of the spring on Friday in the Sun Bowl.
UTEP's head coach held his final weekly press gathering on Monday, reflecting on the Southern Miss win before announcing his retirement.
UTEP's Head Coach looked ahead to Saturday's Homecoming matchup against Tulane and a reunion of sorts for the Price family.
The Miners face SMU on Saturday in the Sun Bowl in search of their first C-USA victory.
New Mexico 42, UTEP 35 in OT. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
Photo by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
UTEP 35 Houston 45.
UTEP ITEM: Appointed to the 2013 C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll for fashioning a minimum 3.0 cumulative GPA.
2012 (SOPHOMORE): Played in 11 games, starting seven ... hauled in 11 passes for 126 yards ... caught two passes for 45 yards, including a season-long 34-yard grab against SMU.
2011 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in nine games for the Miners ... had one reception for 12 yards versus Tulsa.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Two-year starter and letterwinnner for coach Michael Robinson at North Mesquite HS ... posted 29 catches for 300 yards and three TDs as a senior ... selected honorable mention All-District 12-5A in 2009 ... served as team captain his senior season ... teammate of Marcus Bagley, another UTEP signee, at North Mesquite ... member of the National Honor Society ... involved in community service through his church.
PERSONAL: Son of Lisa and Daymond Patterson ... has an older brother ... born 5/26/92 (Topeka, Kan.) ... Communication major.