The Miners hit the road to plays its next-to-last Conference USA road game of the season on Saturday at Houston.
The Miners take on fourth-ranked Oklahoma on Saturday in the Sun Bowl. Game time is slated for 8:30 p.m.
UTEP's running backs covered 251 yards and scored five times in the Miners' second scrimmage of the fall on Saturday in the Sun Bowl.
UTEP (5-5, 2-4 C-USA) closes out its 2011 home slate against Tulsa (7-3, 6-0 C-USA) on Saturday in the Sun Bowl. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. (mountain). The game will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network.
Miners 41 Aggies 28. Photos by IPA
Photos by IPA
PRIOR TO UTEP: Listed as a three-star recruit and the no. 60 defensive end prospect in the land by Rivals.com ... also a three-star recruit by Scout.com ... regarded as the no. 6 defensive lineman in the Dallas/Fort Worth area and the no. 45 player in the Metroplex by The Dallas Morning News ... first team All-Area and All-District 5-5A defense selection as a senior at South Grand Prairie HS ... exploded onto the scene in 2010 after seeing limited playing time earlier in his prep career ... collected 75 tackles, including 26 for losses, with nine sacks, eight pass break-ups and a fumble recovery during the 2010 season ... split time at defensive end and outside linebacker ... two-year varsity letterwinner filled a backup role at defensive end as a junior.
PERSONAL: Parents are Howard Harris and Trevell Robertson ... has one sister ... cousin, Carl Nicks, plays for the Tampa Bay Buccaneers and was a two-time Pro Bowler ... born 7/23/93 (Oakland, Calif.) ... undeclared major.