Tyler Bailey is in his third year as an offensive graduate assistant at UTEP.
Bailey played collegiately at North Texas (2006-09) in the offensive line. He started every game for the Mean Green in 2009 and was part of a unit that surrendered the third-fewest sacks in the nation that season. During that 2009 season, North Texas had the no. 28 rushing attack in the NCAA with 185.3 yards per game while battering the school standard for total yards (4,904).
Bailey played in over 30 games during his career at UNT.
Bailey was coached by current assistant head coach/offensive line coach Spencer Leftwich for three seasons (2007, 2008, 2009) at North Texas.
In 2007, North Texas established school records for total offense and passing offense.
The Lexington, Ky. native received his Bachelor's degree in History in 2009 and is currently seeking a Masters in Education Administration at UTEP. Prior to coming to the Sun City, Bailey coached at the high school level for three seasons.
His grandfather, Charlie Bailey, was the Miners' head football coach from 1993-99. Current UTEP head coach Sean Kugler commenced his collegiate coaching experience during Charlie Bailey's seven seasons at the helm for the Miners.