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UTEP football: Former BYU defensive back transfers to UTEP amid a slew of roster updates

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Right when we broke down the 2015 roster, it changed a bit.

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Some number changes, 2014 gray-shirts, a new wide receiver, and defensive back transfer Trent Trammell who spent time at BYU showed up on the updated 2015 UTEP football roster.

Trammell did not record any stats at BYU after tearing his ACL during spring ball of his transfer year from the City College of San Francisco in 2013.   He did not see action last year as red-shirt junior according BYU's official 2014 stats.

UTEP will be in need of some immediate help in the secondary and Trammell will definitely help on the outside at corner, and is listed as a senior on the UTEP roster.

Before the unfortunate injury, Trammell had an impressive two year career at City College of San Francisco where he was ranked number one in the nation by JCfootball.com with 19 pass break ups in 2011.

The Oakland, California area native stands 6'0, 200 pounds and was also apart of a 22-2 run during his two JUCO years adding five interceptions and was also recruited by UTEP out of JUCO but signed with BYU in 2012.

Also on the updated roster is 6'2 sophomore wide receiver Dylan Kittrell from Carrollton, Texas via Bethany College.

Keeping with the trend of further solidifying the local El Paso pipeline Kugler also added former Franklin High quarterback Cameron Candelaria.

The 6'3, 210 pound dual threat threw for 4,326 yards, 55 touchdowns, and just seven interceptions in his two years as a starter for Franklin in 2012 and 2013.  He also ran for over 400 yards in each of those of two seasons.

UTSA, Houston, and UTEP were recruiting him out of high school, but an injury that limited him to only eight games his senior year may have hurt his FBS stock as he signed and red-shirted at Colorado Mesa University in 2014.

Three 2014 signees who took gray-shirts apart of the 2014 recruiting class are also on the 2015 roster.

Wide receiver and El Paso native Warren Redix, running back Treyvon Hughes, and linebacker Stephen Forester are now listed on the roster.  Forester was originally recruited as a defensive end, but will now apparently help boost the linebacker depth.

Not on the roster is former Andress star Eddie Sinegal, although quarterback Guillermo Serrano from El Paso is back on the roster meaning he may have been granted an extra year giving UTEP seven quarterbacks in 2015.

A few notable jersey number changes also dotted the 2015 roster.

Freshman defensive back Mookie Carlile will now wear #13, senior special teams ace, and defensive back LaQuintus Dowell will switch from #32 to #7, while M.J. McFarland will don #11 this season.

The Laufasa brothers also changed digits, Darrin will now wear #15, and Jeremiah will wear #4.

Freshman quarterback Hunter McEachern will wear #18, reserve linebacker Nathan Stukes has switched to #17 and JUCO transfers Elliott Oldham will wear #1, Terry Juniel #2, Demarcus Womack #98, and Sky Logan is now listed as a sophomore and will wear #56.

Jersey numbers for the class of 2015, including the 2014 gray-shirts are listed in the newly updated roster below.

NO NAME POS HT/WT CL EXP HOMETOWN (LAST SCHOOL)
83 Tyler Batson WR 6-0/195 SO 1L Spring, Texas (Westfield HS)
32 Kalon Beverly DB 6-1/175 FR HS New Orleans, La. (Edna Karr HS)
62 Chance Bishop OL 6-6/310 FR HS Kennedale, Texas (Kennedale HS)
63 Gino Bresolin DL 6-2/285 JR 2L Redmond, Washington (Eastlake HS)
72 Jerrod Brooks OL 6-5/305 FR RS Dallas, Texas (Seagoville)
40 Jerrell Brown DB 6-1/175 FR HS Perris, Calif. (Citrus Hill HS)
35 Trey Brown LB 6-0/215 SR 3L Brownwood, Texas (Lancaster HS)
14 Cameron Candelaria QB 6-3/210 FR TR El Paso, Texas (Colorado Mesa University)
13 Mookie Carlile DB 6-1/200 FR RS Stephenville, Texas (Stephenville HS)
49 Daniel Carrillo FB 5-11/215 JR 0L El Paso, Texas (El Paso HS)
78 Michael Castle OL 6-1/325 FR RS Argyle, Texas (Argyle HS)
37 Kristopher Christian LB 5-11/237 FR RS Lovejoy, GA (Lovejoy HS)
27 Devin Cockrell DB 5-11/190 JR 2L Port Arthur, Texas (Memorial HS)
91 Vince Czerniewski DL 6-0/290 SR 0L Pittsburgh, Pa. (Duquesne)
70 Jerome Daniels OL 6-3/295 JR 2L Little Elm, Texas (Little Elm HS)
74 John De La Rosa OL 6-6/310 JR 0L Bay City, Texas (Bay City HS)
99 Foster Dixson DL 6-5/235 FR HS Los Angeles, Calif. (Fairfax HS)
64 Nick Dooley LS 6-8/310 SR 3L Scottsdale, Ariz. (Scottsdale Christian Academy)
7 LaQuintus Dowell DB 5-10/205 SR 3L Humble, Texas (Humble HS)
75 Derek Elmendorff OL 6-3/310 SO 1L El Paso, Texas (Franklin HS)
50 Luke Elsner DL 6-3/240 SO 1L Seymour, Wis. (Seymour HS)
38 Jason Filley K/P 6-0/175 FR RS EL Paso, Texas (Coronado HS)
54 Silas Firstley DL 6-1/265 JR 2L Mesquite, Texas (Poteet HS)
8 Kelvin Fisher Jr. DB 5-11/195 SR 1L Gilbert, Ariz. (Arkansas)
44 Cooper Foster LB 6-1/210 JR 2L Cedar Park, Texas (Vista Ridge HS)
84 Cole Freytag WR 6-2/195 JR 2L El Paso, Texas (Coronado HS)
45 Brooks Friedman K/P 5-10/160 FR RS Colleyville, Texas (Covenant Christian Academy)
65 Derron Gatewood OL 6-3/310 FR RS Odessa, Texas (Permian HS)
8 Autrey Golden RB 5-11/180 SR 3L Willis, Texas (Willis HS)
59 Josiah Gray OL 6-4/290 FR HS Rancho, Calif. (Rancho Cucamonga)
61 Ruben Guerra OL 6-4/290 FR HS Bakersfield, Calif. (Liberty HS)
24 David Hamm RB 6-0/220 SO 1L Klein, Texas (Klein HS)
66 Christian Harper DL 6-4/285 JR 2L Galena Park, Texas (North Shore HS)
2 Ishmael Harrison DB 6-0/195 SR 3L Red Oak, Texas (Red Oak HS)
5 Leon Hayes DB 5-10/200 JR 2L Las Vegas, Nev. (Desert Pines HS)
31 Matthew Heard LB 6-3/225 SR 1L El Paso, Texas (NM State)
76 Will Hernandez OL 6-3/320 SO 1L Las Vegas, Nev. (Chaparral HS)
90 Gene Hopkins DL 6-3/245 FR HS Elgin, Texas (Elgin HS)
23 Treyvon Hughes RB 6-1/225 FR HS Carrollton, Texas (Hebron HS)
19 Adrian Hynson DB 5-10/185 FR RS Corpus Christi, Texas (Flour Bluff)
3 Kavika Johnson QB 6-1/205 FR HS Las Cruces, N.M. (Mayfield HS)
29 Aaron Jones RB 5-10/185 JR 2L El Paso, Texas (Burges HS)
16 Alvin Jones LB 5-11/215 SO 1L El Paso, Texas (Burges HS)
58 Chris Jones OL 6-1/300 FR RS Corsicana, Texas (Corsicana HS)
2 Terry Juniel WR 5-10/170 SO TR Surprise, Ariz. (Glendale Community College)
80 Dylan Kittrell WR 6-2/190 SO TR Carrollton, Texas (Bethany CC)
94 Joseph Kraemer DL 6-3/245 FR RS Kettering, Ohio (Archbishop Alter HS)
67 Anthony Kyles OL 6-3/300 JR TR Los Angeles, Calif. (Los Angeles Southwest College)
15 Darrin Laufasa FB 6-1/235 JR 2L Bothell, Wash. (Bothell HS)
4 Jeremiah Laufasa RB 6-0/215 SR 1L Seattle, Wash. (Washington State)
60 Eric Lee OL 6-1/295 SR 1L Riverside, Calif. (Riverside City College)
16 Mack Leftwich QB 5-10/190 SO 1L Wexford, Penn. (North Allegheny HS)
39 Michael Lewis DB 5-11/170 FR HS Trinity, Texas (Trinity HS)
56 Sky Logan DL 6-2/285 SO TR Natchez, Miss. (Hinds Community College)
69 Markos Lujan OL 6-3/325 FR HS El Paso, Texas (Americas HS)
97 Brian Madunezim DL 6-3/275 JR 0L Houston, Texas (Nimitz HS)
47 Jay Mattox K/P 6-0/185 JR 2L Las Vegas, Nev. (Las Vegas HS)
18 Hunter McEachern QB 6-2/200 FR RS Keller, Texas (Keller HS)
11 M.J. McFarland TE 6-5/250 SR TR El Paso, Texas (Texas)
12 Ryan Metz QB 6-4/205 FR RS El Paso, Texas (Andress HS)
79 Christopher Misaalefua OL 6-5/355 FR RS Lindsay, Calif. (Lindsay HS)
33 Lawrence Montegut LB 6-1/220 SO 1L La Marque, Texas (La Marque HS)
6 Brandon Moss WR 6-3/190 JR 2L El Paso, Texas (Chapin HS)
10 Jimmy Musgrave LB 6-0/240 SR 1L Victorville, Calif. (Victor Valley College)
81 Sterling Napier TE 6-4/245 SO 1L Rio Rancho, N.M. (Cleveland HS)
20 Nik Needham DB 5-11/185 FR RS Buena Park, Calif (Buena Park HS)
30 Tyrone Nelson RB 5-11/180 FR HS Los Angeles, Calif. (University HS)
1 Elliott Oldham WR 6-3/195 JR TR Detroit, Mich. (Minnesota West Community & Technical College)
53 Douglas Omoegbele LB 6-0/220 FR RS Sugarland, Texas (Kempner HS)
85 Hayden Plinke TE 6-4/255 JR TR Hollsboro, Ore. (Portland State)
71 Erik Ramirez OL 6-3/285 SO 1L El Paso, Texas (Del Valle HS)
5 Warren Redix WR 5-10/185 FR HS El Paso, Texas (Montwood HS)
26 Da'Carlos Renfro DB 5-10/175 SR 2L Orange, Texas (West Orange-Stark HS)
95 Devante Richardson DL 6-2/290 JR 1L Fort Worth, Texas (Juan Seguin HS)
12 Kionce Roberts DB 5-9/165 FR RS Corona, Calif. (Roosevelt HS)
43 Roy Robertson-Harris DL 6-7/255 SR 3L Grand Prairie, Texas (South Grand Prairie HS)
38 Natanael Rodriguez DB 6-1/200 SR 0L EL Paso, Texas (Jefferson HS)
89 Cole Rogers TE 6-4/225 SO 1L Dripping Springs, Texas (Dripping Springs HS)
10 Guillermo Serrano QB 6-0/210 SR 0L El Paso, Texas (North Texas)
22 Noah Siegrist RB 5-9/185 FR RS Hudson, Fla. (Hudson HS)
86 Daniel Siller WR 6-1/200 SR 1L Torreon, Coahuila, Mexico (Universidad de las Americas Puebla)
68 Josh Silvas OL 6-4/350 SR 1L El Paso, Texas (New Mexico Military Institute)
42 Devin Simmons LB 6-0/215 SO TR El Paso, Texas (Adams State College)
17 Garrett Simpson QB 6-7/250 JR 2L The Colony, Texas (The Colony HS)
21 Dashone Smith DB 6-0/200 JR 2L Spring, Texas (Klein Oak HS)
55 Mike Sota DL 6-4/270 FR RS Placentia, Calif. (Valencia)
25 Sloan Spiller FB 6-0/225 FR RS Katy, Texas (Katy HS)
37 Mikael Sroka K/P 5-10/185 SO 1L Argyle, Texas (Liberty Christian HS)
41 Cole Staudt FB 6-0/235 JR TR Pearland, Texas (Tyler JC)
34 Forester Stephen LB 6-1/230 FR HS Dallas, Texas (Dallas Christian HS)
17 Nathan Stukes DB 5-11/200 SR 1L Anderson, S.C. (Charleston Southern)
57 Justen Tatum LB 6-1/240 FR RS Dallas, Texas (First Baptist Academy)
77 Chris Thomas OL 6-4/315 JR 1L Lancaster, Texas (Cisco College)
73 Chris Thummel OL 6-4/280 SO 1L El Paso, Texas (Hanks HS)
88 Augie Touris DL 6-4/235 FR RS Buffalo, N.Y. (Canisius HS)
22 Trent Trammell DB 6-0/200 SR TR Oakland, Calif. (BYU)
36 Nick Usher DL 6-3/235 JR 2L Los Angeles, Calif. (Serra HS)
51 Josh Valdez OL 6-1/275 FR RS El Paso, Texas (Jefferson HS)
52 Jayson VanHook LB 6-3/200 FR HS Perris, Calif. (Citrus Hill HS)
92 Alex Villarreal DL 6-4/300 SR 1L Hidalgo, Texas (Northeastern Oklahoma A&M College)
7 Donovan Walker WR 6-0/175 SO 1L Chino Hills,Calif. (Chino Hills HS)
9 Jaquan White WR 5-11/190 JR 1L Dallas, Texas (Lancaster HS)
98 Demarcus Womack DL 6-3/335 JR TR New York, N.Y. (Globe Institute of Tech)