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UTEP pulls scholarship from 2016 commit

UTEP may have shed light on their scheme changes with the release of Luke Termin's scholarship.

Ivan Pierre Aguirre-USA TODAY Sports

According to, UTEP has pulled the scholarship offer from Rockwall commit Luke Termin.

The article cites a change in philosophy as the reason for UTEP backing out of their original offer and Termin's verbal commitment..

Termin committed to UTEP back in September, and led Rockwall to to one of their best season's in school history.

He played H-back on the offensive side of the ball, and was used as a defensive end on the defensive side.

It was unclear what position Termin would play at UTEP, but it may appear the "in place" offensive and defensive coordinators maybe bringing in a new scheme on either side of the ball for the 2016 season.

Here is what Termin told Rivals.

The defensive line coach eventually called me," Termin said. "The head coach didn't call me once not even after I committed. They told my coach that there was a change in philosophy and said that was why they were pulling the offer. I didn't put on 40 pounds or lose any weight over the season. I didn't get hurt or in trouble. My grades didn't slip. In fact they improved during the season."

UTEP has not officially named their new offensive and defensive coordinator but sources close to the program say Kugler has in coordinators "in place."