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.
The Miners will play their fifth game in front of a national television audience, with the game being televised on Fox Sports Network.
UTEP's head coach recapped the Miners' 44-7 win at Tulane while looking ahead to Saturday's Homecoming game versus Colorado State.
Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA
Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre
Photo Gallery by Michael Patrick Reese
2011 (FRESHMAN): Reserve linebacker who played in 10 games for the Miners ... tallied four stops.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Three-year letterwinner for John Marshall High School ... recognized as first team All-City and All-District as both a junior and senior ... voted the city's All-Star defensive MVP in 2010 ... tallied 68 tackles as a senior, 63 as a junior and 55 in his first year with varsity in 2007 ... earned three letters for basketball and was a first team All-District performer ... also secured a pair of letters with track & field and was the district champion in shot put.
PERSONAL: Full name is Anthony Issac Puente ... has one brother and one sister ... son of Raymond and Rosalinda Puente ... born 4/11/92 (San Antonio, Texas) ... Kinesiology major.