Signing Day Central
UTEP unveiled its 2005 football recruiting class on Wednesday, the second group of signees under head coach Mike Price.
Included on the list are 21 prep standouts and nine junior college transfers.
Of the 21 high school players, 12 hail from the state of Texas, eight from California and one from Arizona. The list features five Texas Top-300 players, according to Dave Campbell’s Texas Football magazine, as well as two players who participated in the Cal-Florida Bowl.
The list of preps includes 14 defensive players and seven offensive players. The group is composed of eight defensive linemen, four linebackers, three offensive linemen, two defensive backs, one quarterback, one running back, one tight end and one wide receiver.
Of the nine junior college players, eight are California products and one hails from New Jersey. There are seven defensive players, one offensive player and a punter. The breakdown is as follows: three defensive backs, three defensive linemen, one linebacker, one wide receiver and one punter.
Defensive back Josh Ferguson (Hayward, Calif./Chabot College) signed a financial aid agreement to attend UTEP. He was not included in UTEP’s list of junior college additions released in December.
Overall UTEP signed 21 defensive players, eight offensive players and a punter. A total of 11 defensive linemen, five defensive backs, five linebackers, three offensive linemen, two wide receivers, one quarterback, one running back, one punter and one tight end signed with the Miners.
2005 Prep Signees
2005 Junior College Signees