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Ziere Banner
5  Ziere Banner

Class:
Freshman

Hometown:
Killeen, Texas

High School:
Shoemaker HS

Height / Weight:
6-1 / 185

Position:
WR

Experience:
HS

2014 (FRESHMAN): Walk-on that played in four games, seeing the field at the wide receiver position ... opened collegiate career against Old Dominion.


PRIOR TO UTEP:
Three-year starter at the quarterback position for Shoemaker High School ... set multiple school records ... dual threat during senior season, passing for school-record 22 touchdowns and rushing for 13 scores ... tallied 2,195 yards on 122-of-232 passing ... only threw four interceptions ... finished with a 105.4 QB rating ... rushed for 1,077 yards on 226 carries (4.8 average) ... passed for 340 yards on 14-of-23 completions and four touchdowns, and rushed for 123 yards and two scores in a win over Round Rock Stony Point ... 463 total yards and six total touchdowns versus Stony Point is school record ... tossed four scores and 279 yards, while rushing for 172 yards and a touchdown during a victory against Killeen ... threw for school-record 381 yards and accounted for five touchdowns (four pass, one rush) versus Copperas Cove ... set school record by tossing four touchdowns in one game (vs. Round Rock Stony Point, Copperas Cove and Killeen) ... named 2013 All-District 8-5A team first-team offense.

PERSONAL: Full name is Allen Ziere Banner ... son of Keith Banner and Renee Moore ... has one brother and two sisters ... uncle Rob Moore is a UTEP graduate and played football for the Miners (1981-84) ... born in Colorado Springs, Colo.