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Kevin Perez
16  Kevin Perez

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
El Paso, Texas

High School:
Hanks HS

Last College:
New Mexico Military Institute

Height / Weight:
5-9 / 160

Position:
K/P

Experience:
TR

Transferred to UTEP after starting for two years (2007 & 2009) as the kicker and punter for New Mexico Military Institute ... redshirted in 2008 ... made 15 field goals as a sophomore, including a long of 50 yards ... was a perfect 30-of-30 on PATs ... punted 28 times for 950 yards (33.9 avg), aided by a 58-yard boot ... selected as the conference special teams player of the week three times and was the national special teams player of the week once in 2009 ... connected on 8-of-11 FGs, including a career-long make of 52, as a freshman in 2007 ... garnered placement on the All-Conference team ... three-year starter for Hanks High School ... earned All-District and All-City accolades for each of the three seasons ... honorable mention All-State performer as a junior and senior ... recognized as a first team All-State punter by the Associated Press and second team All-State by the Texas Sportswriters Association as a senior in 2006 ... tabbed to the TSWA third team All-State squad as a junior ... full name is Kevin Perez ... son of Alex and Gloria Perez ... has two younger siblings ... born 2/6/89 (El Paso, Texas).

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