• October 21, 2021
 UTEP’s Awatt Earns Honorable Mention on Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player of the Week List

UTEP’s Awatt Earns Honorable Mention on Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player of the Week List

UTEP’s Awatt Earns Honorable Mention on Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Player of the Week List

TYLER, Texas – UTEP redshirt RB Ronald Awatt was named to the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award Honorable Mention list for Player of the Week (week six) on Tuesday.

Awatt rambled for a career-high 159 yards on 18 carries (8.8 avg.) and scored a touchdown on a 17-yard run in the Miners’ 26-13 win at Southern Miss on Oct. 9. Awatt broke runs of 45 yards and 44 yards as the Miners rushed for 260 yards. The Golden Eagles’ defense entered the contest giving up just over 94 yards per game.

Awatt leads UTEP with 445 yards rushing, while ranking fifth in Conference USA. He’s rushed for three scores and is averaging 5.7 yards per carry. Awatt’s yards per carry rate third in C-USA and 37th in FBS. For Awatt, it was his second career 100-yard rushing game.

The Miners will host LA Tech on Oct. 16. Kickoff is set for 7 p.m. in the Sun Bowl.

Tickets for Saturday’s game are available by calling (915) 747-UTEP, emailing tickets@utep.edu, or visiting The Eisenberg Family Ticket Office at 500 W. University Ave. (8 a.m. to 5 p.m.).

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