MINERS

Vernon Frazier
2  Vernon Frazier

Class:
Senior

Hometown:
Duncanville, Texas

High School:
Duncanville

Height / Weight:
5-6 / 175

Position:
RB

Experience:
3L

09/01/2014

UTEP Takes on Big 12 Oppenent Texas Tech

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.

12/07/2011

UTEP Announces December Student-Athlete Graduating Class

Twenty-five past and present Miners will earn their diplomas on Saturday, increasing the total for the 2011 calendar year to 63.

12/06/2011

Matt Camilli and Ian Campbell Named All-Conference USA Selections

Camilli was named to the 2011 All-Conference USA first team and Campbell was selected to the second team.

11/21/2011

Game 12: UTEP's Bowl Eligibility Hinges at UCF

With a win on Friday at UCF, UTEP would secure bowl eligibility in back-to-back years for the first time since 2004-05.

11/14/2011

GAME 11: UTEP to Honor 22 Seniors in Home Finale

UTEP (5-5, 2-4 C-USA) closes out its 2011 home slate against Tulsa (7-3, 6-0 C-USA) on Saturday in the Sun Bowl. Kickoff is slated for 1 p.m. (mountain). The game will be nationally televised on CBS Sports Network.

11/20/2011

UTEP vs Tulsa. Senior Day. Photos by IPA

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

11/12/2011

UTEP vs E. Carolina. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

10/29/2011

UTEP vs So. Miss. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

10/22/2011

UTEP vs Colorado State. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

09/29/2011

UTEP vs Houston. Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

Photos by Ivan Pierre Aguirre

2010 (JUNIOR): UTEP's third-leading rusher with 231 yards on 38 attempts ... averaged a team-best 6.1 yards per carry ... scored a pair of touchdowns in the opener versus Arkansas-Pine Bluff while rambling for 89 yards on six attempts ... had a season-long run of 33 yards against the Golden Lions ... ran six times for 34 yards at Houston ... seven carries for 32 yards versus Rice ... added eight catches for 74 yards on the year, including two for 30 yards against Memphis ... also returned six kickoffs for 159 yards, a 26.5-yard average.

2009 (SOPHOMORE): Rushed 10 times for 25 yards and two touchdowns in three games before missing the remainder of the season due to ACL surgery ... had his most productive outing of the season at New Mexico State with six carries for 24 yards, including scoring runs of four and 13 yards.

2008 (FRESHMAN): Gained 176 yards on 31 carries, a 5.7 average ... also had one reception and one kickoff return for 16 yards (at Houston) ... had a two-game stretch versus New Mexico State and UCF where he rushed 18 times for 147 yards (8.2 ypc) ... darted for 74 yards on 14 carries against the Aggies ... added 73 yards on four tries versus UCF ... reached the end zone on a 55-yard run against the Knights ... picked up 19 yards on four rushes versus SMU ... played in nine games, making his lone start against NMSU.

2007: Redshirted.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Texas Top-20 Running Back and Texas Top-300 player by Dave Campbell's Texas Football Magazine ... rated an Area Top-100 player by the The Dallas Morning News ... two-year letterwinner for coach Dan Schreiber ... first team All-District 8-5A running back ... named Community Champion by the Dallas Cowboys and Capital One ... rushed for 1,368 yards on 193 carries (7.1 ypc) and 15 touchdowns in 2006 ... also caught three passes, including a TD ... Duncanville's leading scorer with 102 points ... returned five kickoffs for 150 yards (30.0 ypr), including a 98-yard TD ... rushed for 200 yards and three touchdowns in his final home game his senior year ... honorable mention All-District 8-5A as a junior ... Duncanville's MVP for final game of the 2005 season ... rushed for 645 yards on 98 carries (6.6 ypc) and 10 TDs ... caught one pass and one extra point ... tallied 75 yards on four kickoff returns (18.8 ypc) ... four-year standout on the Duncanville track and field team ... All-Region in the 4x100 and 4x200 in 2006 ... placed fifth at the state championships in the 4x200 in 2006 ... broke an eight-year school record in the 4x200 as a junior ... community service volunteer ... member of the Spanish Club.

PERSONAL: Parents are Vernon Frazier and Tracy Simpson ... has four brothers and one sister ... father ran track at Grambling State ... full name is Vernon Lamane Frazier ... born 12/15/88 (Shreveport, La.) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.