• April 15, 2021

Tags : Hayden Plinke

Five More Miners Heading to NFL Camps

Former Miners Nick Usher, Hayden Plinke, Darrin Laufasa, Cole Freytag and Jerome Daniels will be heading to NFL Camps. Usher was picked up by the Seattle Seahawks. He was a three-year starter and saw the field in 49 games for the Orange and Blue. Last season, he started all 12 contests and earned All-C-USA honorable […]Read More

Former Miners Jones, Plinke invited to NFL Combine in Indianapolis

Former Miners Aaron Jones and Hayden Plinke were selected to participate in the NFL Scouting Combine onFeb. 28-March 4 in Indianapolis, Indiana. The last Miner to get invited to the combine was Eric Tomlinson in 2015. The tight end currently is on the New York Jets roster. The athletes will participate in medical examinations, interviews, […]Read More

Miners Hayden Plinke, Nick Usher to Participate at NFLPA Bowl

Seniors Hayden Plinke and Nick Usher will represent UTEP at the 2017 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl on Saturday at 2:15 p.m. MT on FS1.  The Miners will travel to Carson, Calif. to participate in a first-class professional experience while introducing them to the business of the National Football League. Founded in 2012, the annual game gives […]Read More

Three UTEP Football Players Named First Team All-C-USA

IRVING, Texas – UTEP junior offensive lineman Will Hernandez, record-breaking junior running back Aaron Jones and record-breaking senior tight end Hayden Plinke earned first team All-Conference USA honors on Tuesday, as selected by the league’s 13 head football coaches. Junior linebacker Alvin Jones was named second team All-C-USA, while senior linebacker Nick Usher, junior punter […]Read More

UTEP’s Plinke Earns Mackey Honorable Mention

NEW YORK, N.Y. – UTEP tight end Hayden Plinke earned a John Mackey Tight End of the Week honorable mention on Wednesday. Plinke’s performance at UTSA on Oct. 22 helped propel the Miners to a thrilling 52-49 victory in five overtimes. Plinke bulldozed over defenders, as he registered a season-high 84 yards on four receptions. […]Read More

UTEP’s Plinke Garners John Mackey Watch List Recognition

Hayden Plinke received John Mackey Award Preseason Watch List recognition on Wednesday. Given annually to the most outstanding collegiate tight end, the award recipient is selected by vote of the John Mackey Award Selection Committee and the 2016 Mackey Award recipient will be announced on Dec. 7, 2016 and then presented live on Dec. 8, […]Read More

UTEP’s Plinke named to Mackey Award Midseason Watch List

UTEP transfer Hayden Plinke was named to the 2015 John Mackey Award Midseason Watch List on Wednesday. The tight end leads the team in receiving yards (240) and rates second on the squad in receptions (18). In the Miners home opener against Incarnate Word, Plinke caught four passes for 80 yards, including a career-long 57-yard […]Read More