2011 (JUNIOR): Saw action in 11 contests for the Miners ... ended the campaign 13-for-22 on field goals and 32-for-34 on PATs ... scored a total of 71 points, second on the team ... ranked eighth in C-USA in scoring (6.5 ppg) ... made six field goals from outside 40 yards, including season bests of 47 versus NM State and Southern Miss ... was 6-for-6 on PATs against Houston.

2010 (SOPHOMORE): Scored 78 points, the second-highest total on the team, in his first season as UTEP's kicker ... finished 12-for-20 on field goals and 42-for-42 on PATs ... became only the sixth Miner player to go through a season perfect on his extra point attempts, and the first to achieve the feat since 2005 ... successfully converted on 8-of-10 field goals from inside 40 yards ... made a 50-yarder and a 57-yarder versus Memphis ... also nailed an 18-yarder in the final seconds of the game, giving the Miners a 16-13 win over the Tigers ... hit a 52-yard field goal in the New Mexico Bowl against BYU ... nailed six PATs in a pair of games (NM State, Rice) ... averaged 65.0 yards on 66 kickoffs with 13 touchbacks ... top kickoff average was 69.1 yards at New Mexico.

PRIOR TO UTEP: Played one season with Henderson State before transferring to Ventura College ... redshirted at Ventura in 2009 ... handled both kickoffs and punts at HSU as a freshman ... punted 14 times for 531 yards (37.9 avg), with four downed inside the 20-yard line and two resulting in fair catches ... set a school and Gulf South Conference record with a 79-yard punt in his first career attempt ... also kicked off 18 times for 993 yards (55.2 average) ... three-year varsity starter for Cedar Park High School in Austin, Texas ... made six of eight field goal attempts ... was the top performer at a Chris Sailer Kicking camp in California.

PERSONAL: Son of Maureen Pellegrino ... has one brother ... born 5/30/90 (Terrell, Texas) ... Multidisciplinary Studies major.

Dakota Warren

Dakota  Warren


Austin, Texas

High School:
Cedar Park

Last College:
Ventura College

Height / Weight:
5-10 / 185



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