The Miners' head coach recapped his team's win over East Carolina while looking forward to Saturday's pivotal matchup with Tulsa.
UTEP ITEMS: Three-time recipient of a Conference USA Academic Medal for having a grade point average of 3.75 or higher ... four-time member of the C-USA Commissioner's Honor Roll (3.0 GPA or better).
2010 (JUNIOR): Had his lone field goal attempt of the season from 43 yards blocked versus NM State.
2009 (SOPHOMORE): Did not appear in any games.
2008 (FRESHMAN): Did not see action.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Finished 7-for-13 on field goals, with six attempts over 40 yards, as a senior at Franklin High School in El Paso ... was also 19-for-20 on extra point attempts ... earned first team All-City honors by the El Paso Times (as a kicker) and was a first team All-District 1-5A pick (as a punter) his senior year ... first team All-City kicker and second team All-State 5A by the Associated Press as a junior ... ranks third in Texas high school history with 79 consecutive PATs made ... was a perfect 59-for-59 on PATs as a junior ... averaged 38 yards on punts as a junior and senior ... three-year varsity letterwinner for coach Tony Grijalva ... member of back-to-back bi-district title teams in 2004 and 2005 ... Franklin High was district and area champions his junior season ... four-year golf letterwinner in high school ... graduated in the top 10 percent of his class.
PERSONAL: Parents are Tim and Jocelyn Scott ... his father is a UTEP graduate ... has one brother ... full name is Michael Paul Scott ... born 2/28/89 (El Paso, Texas) ... Business Accounting major.