• April 11, 2021

Tags : Alvin Jones

Aaron and Alvin Jones to be Grand Marshals for Virtual

Officials with the Sun Bowl Association (SBA) and KTSM announced Thursday morning that Alvin and Aaron Jones will be the Grand Marshals for the Oscar Leeser’s Hyundai of El Paso Sun Bowl Virtual Parade.  The virtual parade is set to air on Thanksgiving morning, Thursday, Nov. 26 at 10 a.m. (MT) on KTSM TV as […]Read More

Story in Many Pics: East Point Students Get Bikes Donated

Christmas arrived early for East Point Elementary students as they received bikes donated by Aaron and Alvin Jones Thursday afternoon. While the former Burges and UTEP stars weren’t able to make the event, their parents were in attendance, helping distribute the gifts, while the smiles spread throughout the gym. Our very own Johnny Yturales was […]Read More

Story in Many Pics: Jones Brothers Return to El Paso

The 2nd Annual Jones Brothers – Aaron and Alvin – Football Camp is in the books, and scores of Borderland kids and their parents are overjoyed. Held at the Jones’ brothers favorite stomping grounds – UTEP’s Sun Bowl – drills and skills were on display. Our very own Andres ‘Ace’ Acosta was on hand, and […]Read More

Three UTEP Football Players Named to 2017 Phil Steele All-C-USA

UTEP senior offensive lineman Will Hernandez added another accolade to his long list as he was named to the Phil Steele All-Conference USA first team, along with senior linebacker Alvin Jones who also earned first team recognition. Junior long snapper Jake Sammut was named third team special teams on Wednesday. Hernandez, who was recently named AP All-America second team on Dec. […]Read More

Miners Receive Preseason C-USA Recognition

Seniors Will Hernandez and Alvin Jones were named to the 2017 Preseason Conference USA Football team, the league announced on Monday. For Hernandez this is the seventh preseason honor of the season (Outland Trophy, Athlon Sports’ All-American, Athlon Sports All-C-USA, Dave Campbell’s All-Texas Team, Phil Steele’s All-American and Phil Steele’s All-C-USA). The All-American has started all 37 games at the left guard position during his career, while […]Read More

Five Miners Receive C-USA Preseason Honors

Five Miners earned a spot on the 2016 Conference USA Football preseason award list on Wednesday. Leading the way on offense is Aaron Jones and Will Hernandez. Jones was recently named to the Doak Walker and Maxwell Award Watch List. The junior looks to make his return after suffering an ankle injury early in the […]Read More

Miners Receive Dave Campbell’s Texas Football Recognition

Seven Miners were recognized in the Dave Campbell’s All-Texas College Team. The All-Texas team acknowledges the best college players in the state of Texas. Leading the way on offense is senior Hayden Plinke, who garnered first team honors. The tight end was named to the John Mackey Award watch list yesterday and ranked second on […]Read More

Three Miners Earn Phil Steele’s All-Conference Honors

Cleveland, Ohio – Alvin Jones, Will Hernandez and Jay Mattox were named to the Phil Steele’s 2015 Postseason All-Conference USA third team on Thursday. Leading the way for the Miners defense this season is El Paso native Jones. The sophomore guided the team in tackles (93), solo stops (48), sacks (6.5), tackles for loss (14.5) […]Read More