UTEP ITEM: Multiple selection to the Conference USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (minimum 3.0 GPA).

2011 (JUNIOR): Key reserve who appeared in 12 games ... tallied nine tackles and one quarterback hurry.

2010 (SOPHOMORE): Notched 25 tackles, including 1.5 sacks, and two QB pressures while playing in every game ... started at nose tackle on three occasions ... had a pair of five-tackle games (versus Arkansas-Pine Bluff and UAB) ... registered his first career sack against the Golden Lions, and added another at New Mexico ... amassed four tackles at Marshall.

2009 (FRESHMAN): Appeared in a pair of games (Kansas and UAB) ... did not have any statistics.

2008: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Saw action in the offensive and defensive line at Eastwood High School in El Paso, where he was a three-year letterman for coach Wade Ardoin ... captured second team All-State honors as an OL his senior year ... other senior honors included first team All-City (OL), All-District (OL) and Most Valuable OL at the El Paso County High School All-Star Game ... honorable mention All-State OL as a junior ... compiled 40 tackles and three sacks over the course of his prep career as well ... lettered one year in basketball as a power forward ... member of the National Honor Society as a senior, and tabbed Academic All-District as a junior.

PERSONAL: Parents are Angel and Isabel Munoz ... has one brother ... full name is Ruben Esteban Munoz ... lists former Minnesota Vikings and Seattle Seahawks DL John Randle as his favorite athlete ... his biggest sports thrill was helping Eastwood High to a playoff appearance and 6-4 record his sophomore season ... born 2/1/90 (El Paso, Texas) ... Criminal Justice major.

Ruben Munoz

Ruben  Munoz


El Paso, Texas

High School:
Eastwood HS

Height / Weight:
6-0 / 275



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