UTEP Posts Third Straight Win
UTEP (1-0) christens the home portion of its 2014 schedule versus Big 12 power Texas Tech (1-0) on Saturday. Kickoff is set for 9:05 p.m. MT.
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2014 (JUNIOR): Played in 12 games, making a start at New Mexico ... tallied 33 tackles (14s/19a), five tackles for loss (24 yards), two sacks (17 yards), a pick six and a quarterback hurry ... recorded a career-high nine tackles (four solo) during the season-opening win at New Mexico ... returned an interception 51 yards for a score, including three stops, a forced fumble with a recovery during a victory against Southern Miss ... made seven stops with 0.5 tackles for loss during win over Middle Tennessee ... led team to New Mexico Bowl, its first since 2010.
2013 (SOPHOMORE): Participated in all 12 games ... scored first career touchdown on a fumble recovery in the end zone during the third quarter against LA Tech ... led special teams with 10 tackles ... tallied 14 overall tackles (9s/5a) during 2013 campaign ... recorded three solo stops at Tulane ... notched three tackles against New Mexico ... registered a pair of tackles against UTSA, at Colorado State and during a home win versus FIU.
2012 (FRESHMAN): Played in nine games on the season ... posted seven tackles, with five assisted ... had a pair of tackles at Houston and against UCF.
PRIOR TO UTEP: Rated a three-star recruit and the No. 52 inside linebacker nationally by Scouts, Inc. ... started from the second game of his freshman year through the conclusion of his career at Lancaster HS ... three-time All-District 15-4A choice, garnering first team honors as a senior and sophomore ... accounted for roughly 10 tackles per game on average during his final three years ... registered eight sacks and three interceptions (including two for touchdowns) while forcing several fumbles in 2010 ... was involved with the Future Farmers of America (FFA) program for a year ... also participated in the junior ROTC program for two years ... son of Joseph and Vickie Brown ... has two brothers and three sisters ... uncle, Jan Brown, played football at Abilene Christian and was a member of the school's 1973 national championship team.
PERSONAL: Full name is Trey J. Brown ... parents are Joseph and Vickie Brown ... born in Brownwood, Texas ... has two brothers and one sister ... multidisciplinary studies major.