MINERS

Fred Rouse
1  Fred Rouse

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Tallahassee, Fla.

High School:
Lincoln

Last College:
Florida State

Height / Weight:
6-3 / 195

Position:
WR

Experience:
TR

2007 SPRING NOTES: Missed a large chunk of spring ball with a groin injury ... returned for the final scrimmage and collected four catches for 20 yards ... could play a big role in UTEP's offensive arsenal this fall.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Transfer from Florida State will have three years of eligibility with the Miners ... appeared in 11 games for the Seminoles in 2005, registering six catches for 114 yards (19.0 avg.) and one TD ... also had 11 punt returns for 97 yards (8.8 avg.) and six kickoff returns for 107 yards (17.8 avg.) ... regarded as the top wide receiver in the country by most publications coming out of Lincoln High School ... Parade All-American ... listed as a five-star player by Rivals.com ... no. 6 overall player in the nation and no. 2 overall player in Florida ... SuperPrep magazine's no. 3 player in Florida and no. 1 overall receiver ... pegged the no. 6 overall player in the country by ESPN.com's Tom Lemming ... compiled 608 receiving yards and eight touchdowns as a high school senior, averaging 20.1 yards per catch ... played for Team Florida in the CaliFlorida Bowl ... member of the East squad in the Army All-American Bowl, finishing with five receptions for 29 yards and 55 yards on punt returns ... a track and field standout as well, he was a member of Lincoln's national champion 4x100 relay.

PERSONAL: Multidisciplinary studies major.