UTEP alumnus Quintin Demps has made the Houston Texans 53 man roster for the 2012 season.
UTEP's Antwon Blake has made the final 53 man roster for the Jacksonville Jaguars. Joe Banyard, unfortunately, is on the injured reserve for the New Orleans Saints.
UTEP alum Da'Mon Cromartie-Smith headlines the list of UTEP athletes receiving their degrees Saturday.
In The Dig: It's Gameweek and this Dig is jam packed with UTEP and C-USA information. Some local products earn their stripes, several Miners are in (and out) of NFL Camps, and there are a lot of fresh faces in the C-USA. Hell, we even get a cameo from Arnett Moultrie. It is Saturday yet?
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The Dig: You Can Taste the Salt in Memphis Edition. This time: Memphis area writers aren't pleased that the Tigers won't be hosting the C-USA Tournament in 2011; Mike Price hates a new NCAA proposed rule; Memphis loses a stud basketball player, and some conference expansion talk straight from the Commish's mouth. The Dig is your best UTEP and C-USA round-up.
The Dig: Your Best Conference USA Roundup. Billy Gillispie can't get a job, SMU and UCF players get NFL tryouts, a former Miner has new competition, and the C-USA bowl pictures are clearing up. The Liberty bowl may not be in the cards. Also, a former UCF defensive lineman is trying to make the Top 5 in American Idol. When you hear his story, you'll root for him. In The Dig.