• April 22, 2021
 UTEP Football to Begin Spring Practice March 5th

UTEP Football to Begin Spring Practice March 5th

The UTEP football team will kick off its spring practice slate on March 5 starting at 7:50 a.m. at Glory Field.

The Miners will practice Monday, Wednesday and Friday from March 5-April 11. The team will have a week off from March 12-18 for spring break. The team will conclude the spring season with the annual spring game on April 13 at 7 p.m. at the Sun Bowl.

The Miners will enter the 2018 season returning 51 letterwinners and 15 starters (7 offense/6 defense/2 special teams).

Leading the way for UTEP’s defense are cornerbacks Nik Needham and Kalon Beverly. Needham is a three-year starter for the Miners and earned All-Conference USA honorable mention last season. The senior has recorded 24 pass breakups during his career, which rates him tied for second on the program’s all-time list.

Beverly is a three-year starter who recorded a career-high 44 tackles last season. Beverly added eight pass breakups, 2.5 tackles for loss and a forced fumble.

On offense, center Derron Gatewood will pave the way for the Miners. The senior is a two-year starter and is joined by returning starter Ruben Guerra. Guerra played in 11 contests and made eight starts at the right tackle position.

UTEP season tickets are available now by clicking here. For more information please call (915) 747-6150.

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