UTEP sophomore defensive end Praise Amaewhule, a key figure in the football team’s 2-1 start, joins Jon Teicher for this week’s segment of the “Picks Up Podcast.”
Amaewhule tracks his path to UTEP from Katy, Texas, and his development at the collegiate level.
In his time with the Miners, Amaewhule has earned Conference USA All-Freshman Team (2019), C-USA Commissioner’s Honor Roll (2019) and C-USA Commissioner’s Academic Medalist (2019).
Last season, he led the Miners with 5.5 tackles for losses (-24 yards), and tied for the team lead with three sacks (-20 yards) and three quarterback pressures. In addition, he totaled 28 tackles, three pass breakups, a fumble recovery and a blocked kick.
The “Picks Up Podcast” takes an inside look at UTEP Athletics, with with special guests including Miner coaches, staff, student-athletes and alumni, offering perspectives and analysis not available anywhere else.
The “Picks Up Podcast” airs weekly, to go directly to the podcast landing page, click here.