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UTEP Football: Roster is updated with a few additions for spring ball

Four freshman, and a junior transfer show up on an official roster update.

Over the next couple of months up until fall camp, UTEP will be updating the 2016 official roster with a handful of additions already showing up.

2014 signee and wide receiver Eddie Sinegal is now listed on the roster and will wear number 21, as well as a freshman walk-on from El Paso and a 2015 signee.

Running back Ricky Olivas from El Paso Austin High School, and 2015 offensive lineman signee Josiah Gray from Rancho, California are now on the roster and will participate in spring practice.

An interesting addition to the roster is freshman defensive back Jaylen Harris.

Harris originally committed to Air Force in 2011, but signed a Minor League Baseball contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers in 2013 playing two seasons in their farm system.

The Cedar Park, Texas native will more than likely play corner at UTEP, and was a consensus two-star prospect coming out of high school.

Junior linebacker Cameron Martin is also on UTEP's updated roster.

Martin saw action in six games last season as a sophomore at Texas A&M-Commerce.

In other roster notes, linebacker Johnny Jones who sat out last season due to transfer rules will be eligible for the spring.

Kalon Beverly will now wear number 1, defensive tackle Silas Firstley will now wear number 3, TK Powell will switch to number 23, and defensive back Michael Lewis will now wear number 2.

2016 JUCO signee Tanner Stallings will wear number 58.

Aaron Jones, and Devin Cockrell are listed as red-shirt juniors, and Terry Juniel is listed as a red-shirt sophomore after missing last season due to injury.

UTEP has yet to add 2015 gray shirts other than Josiah Gray, and 2016 signees, but those will be updated sporadically in the off-season and before the start of spring practices.

2016 Roster
48 Darren Arenas DB 6-1/195 RS FR RS El Paso, Texas (Ysleta HS)
83 Tyler Batson WR 6-2/200 JR 2L Spring, Texas (Westfield HS)
1 Kalon Beverly DB 6-1/175 SO 1L New Orleans, La. (Edna Karr HS)
62 Chance Bishop OL 6-6/325 RS FR RS Kennedale, Texas (Kennedale HS)
63 Gino Bresolin DL 6-2/290 SR 3L Redmond, Wash. (Eastlake HS)
72 Jerrod Brooks OL 6-5/330 SO 1L Dallas, Texas (Seagoville)
40 Jerrell Brown DB 6-1/175 RS FR RS Perris, Calif. (Citrus Hill HS)
13 Mookie Carlile DB 6-1/200 SO 1L Stephenville, Texas (Stephenville HS)
37 Kristopher Christian FB 5-11/240 SO 1L Lovejoy, Ga. (Lovejoy HS)
27 Devin Cockrell DB 5-11/190 RS JR 2L Port Arthur, Texas (Memorial HS)
70 Jerome Daniels OL 6-3/305 SR 3L Little Elm, Texas (Little Elm HS)
74 John De La Rosa OL 6-6/325 SR 1L Bay City, Texas (Bay City HS)
98 Foster Dixson DL 6-5/235 RS FR RS Los Angeles, Calif. (Fairfax HS)
75 Derek Elmendorff OL 6-3/300 JR 2L El Paso, Texas (Franklin HS)
84 Luke Elsner DL 6-3/260 JR 2L Seymour, Wis. (Seymour HS)
49 Jason Filley K/P 5-9/160 JR 0L El Paso, Texas (Coronado HS)
3 Silas Firstley DL 6-0/265 SR 3L Mesquite, Texas (Poteet HS)
86 Cole Ford TE 6-4/245 SO 1L Bothell, Wash. (Bothell HS)
34 Stephen Forester LB 6-1/230 RS FR RS Dallas, Texas (Dallas Christian HS)
44 Cooper Foster LB 6-1/210 SR 3L Cedar Park, Texas (Vista Ridge HS)
51 Fowler Freund LS 5-8/200 RS FR RS El Paso, Texas (El Paso HS)
84 Cole Freytag WR 6-2/200 SR 3L El Paso, Texas (Coronado HS)
65 Derron Gatewood OL 6-3/315 SO 1L Odessa, Texas (Permian HS)
63 Josiah Gray OL 6-4/290 FR HS El Paso, Texas (Franklin HS)
61 Ruben Guerra OL 6-4/290 RS FR RS Bakersfield, Calif. (Liberty HS)
66 Christian Harper DL 6-4/290 SR 3L Houston, Texas (North Shore HS)
2 Jaylen Harris DB 5-8/167 FR HS Cedar Park, Texas (Vista Ridge HS)
5 Leon Hayes DB 5-10/200 SR 3L Las Vegas, Nev. (Desert Pines HS)
76 Will Hernandez OL 6-3/340 JR 2L Las Vegas, Nev. (Chaparral HS)
49 Gene Hopkins DL 6-3/245 RS FR RS Elgin, Texas (Elgin HS)
3 Treyvon Hughes RB 6-1/225 SO 1L Carrollton, Texas (Hebron HS)
12 Adrian Hynson DB 5-10/185 SO 1L Corpus Christi, Texas (Flour Bluff)
57 David Jackson LB 5-10/225 SR TR El Paso, Texas (Parkland HS)
7 Kavika Johnson QB 6-1/205 SO 1L Las Cruces, N.M. (Mayfield HS)
29 Aaron Jones RB 5-10/205 RS JR 2L El Paso, Texas (Burges HS)
16 Alvin Jones LB 5-11/220 JR 2L El Paso, Texas (Burges HS)
8 Johnny Jones LB 6-1/205 RS JR TR Carrollton, Texas (Jacksonville University)
2 Terry Juniel WR 5-10/170 RS SO TR Surprise, Ariz. (Glendale Community College)
17 Dylan Kittrell WR 6-2/190 JR RS Carrollton, Texas (Bethany CC)
67 Anthony Kyles OL 6-3/305 SR 1L Los Angeles, Calif. (Los Angeles Southwest College)
15 Darrin Laufasa FB 6-1/250 SR 3L Seattle, Wash. (Bothell HS)
11 Mack Leftwich QB 5-10/190 JR 2L Wexford, Penn. (North Allegheny HS)
2 Michael Lewis DB 5-11/170 SO 1L Trinity, Texas (Trinity HS)
45 Omar Lloyd DB 5-10/185 RS FR RS Tucson, Ariz. (Sahuaro HS)
56 Sky Logan DL 6-2/285 JR 1L Natchez, Miss. (Hinds Community College)
69 Markos Lujan OL 6-3/325 RS FR RS El Paso, Texas (Americas HS)
46 Alan Luna K/P 6-0/190 JR 1L El Paso, Texas (Baker University)
97 Brian Madunezim DL 6-3/275 SR 2L Houston, Texas (Nimitz HS)
50 Cameron Martin LB 5-8/210 JR TR Keller, Texas (Texas A&M-Commerce)
47 Jay Mattox K/P 6-0/185 SR 3L Las Vegas, Nev. (Las Vegas HS)
12 Ryan Metz QB 6-4/205 SO 1L El Paso, Texas (Andress HS)
79 Christopher Misaalefua OL 6-5/375 SO 1L Lindsay, Calif. (Lindsay HS)
33 Lawrence Montegut DL 6-1/230 JR 2L La Marque, Texas (La Marque HS)
6 Jean-Andre Moore WR 5-11/190 SR TR Aloha, Ore. (Cabrillo College)
4 Brandon Moss DB 6-3/190 SR 2L El Paso, Texas (Chapin HS)
81 Sterling Napier TE 6-4/255 JR 2L Rio Rancho, N.M. (Cleveland HS)
20 Nik Needham DB 5-11/185 SO 1L Buena Park, Calif (Buena Park HS)
1 Elliott Oldham WR 6-3/200 RS JR RS Detroit, Mich. (Minnesota West Community & Technical College)
22 Ricky Olivas RB 5-10/167 FR HS El Paso, Texas (Austin HS)
59 Chrys Ortega OL 6-1/300 RS FR RS El Paso, Texas (Franklin HS)
85 Hayden Plinke TE 6-4/255 SR 1L Hollsboro, Ore. (Portland State)
23 TK Powell RB 5-11/190 SO 1L Fort Worth, Texas (Chisum HS)
20 Orion Prescott RB 5-8/190 RS JR TR Seattle, Wash. (Santa Barbara College)
66 Robert Pufahl OL 5-11/275 RS FR RS Westlake Village, Calif. (Oaks Christian HS)
71 Erik Ramirez OL 6-3/285 JR 1L El Paso, Texas (Del Valle HS)
5 Warren Redix WR 5-10/185 SO 1L El Paso, Texas (Montwood HS)
99 Christian Richardson DL 6-3/300 RS FR RS Oak Hills, Calif. (Oak Hills HS)
24 Brendan Royal DB 6-0/205 SR RS Oakland, Calif. (City College Of San Francisco)
96 Armando Saldana DL 6-0/295 RS FR RS El Paso, Texas (Vilsek HS)
10 Devin Simmons LB 6-0/245 SR TR El Paso, Texas (Adams State College)
21 Eddie Sinegal WR 6-0/163 FR HS El Paso, Texas (Andress HS)
21 Dashone Smith DB 6-0/200 SR 3L Spring, Texas (Klein Oak HS)
55 Mike Sota DL 6-4/285 SO RS Placentia, Calif. (Valencia)
58 Tanner Stallings OL 6-1/292 JR TR Sterling, Kan. (Hutchinson CC)
26 Justen Tatum LB 6-1/250 SO 1L Dallas, Texas (First Baptist Academy)
77 Chris Thomas OL 6-4/300 SR 2L Lancaster, Texas (Cisco College)
73 Chris Thummel OL 6-4/290 JR 1L El Paso, Texas (Hanks HS)
88 Augie Touris TE 6-4/250 SO 0L Buffalo, N.Y. (Canisius HS)
36 Nick Usher DL 6-3/235 SR 3L Los Angeles, Calif. (Serra HS)
52 Jayson VanHook LB 6-3/200 RS FR RS Perris, Calif. (Citrus Hill HS)
9 Jaquan White WR 5-11/200 SR 2L Dallas, Texas (Lancaster HS)