Jets 2018 NFL Draft Profile: OG Will Hernandez

Here’s the 2018 NFL Draft profile on offensive guard Will Hernandez out of UTEP breaking down his strengths, weaknesses, video highlights, and if he would make sense for the New York Jets. In this 2018 NFL Draft profile, we look at the 6’3” and 330-pound left guard Will Hernandez whose offensive presence on the line sets […] Jets 2018 NFL Draft Profile: OG Will Hernandez - The Jet...
Via The Jet Press
17 hours ago

Weekly Miner Nuggets 

Miners Defeat Blazers, 16-13, During A Sunday Slugfest UAB Uses Late Rally to Edge UTEP, 8-6, in Game Two UTEP Tennis Takes Down Broward College Lone Star Invitational Begins Monday for UTEP Men’s Golf Yvette van Oijen Wins On Court No. 5, Miner Tennis Falls to FAU UTEP Women’s Golf Team Snags 10th Place at Hawaii Tournament UTEP Golf Finishes Ninth At Bandon Dunes Championship...
Via Miner Rush
1 day ago

Can Powers of Persuasion Help Make Will Hernandez a Cowboy?

There is no shortage of NFL hopefuls who would like to become a member of the Dallas Cowboys in the 2018 NFL Draft. But, not one of them have used their powers of persuasion to make their intentions known as much as former UTEP offensive guard Will Hernandez. Throughout the entire draft process, Will Hernandez has done nothing but stand out when given the opportunity. He first started...
Via Inside The Star
4 days ago

UTEP Football Heading to El Paso’s East Side For Public Scrimmage

The UTEP football team will be making its way to the East side of El Paso for the very first time on Friday, March 23. The Miners, under the direction of new head coach Dana Dimel, will conduct a practice and scrimmage at the Socorro Athletic Complex (1300 Joe Battle Blvd.) at 7:30 p.m. The scrimmage will be preceded by a UTEP Athletics Town Hall meeting from 5:30-7 p.m. at the...
Via Miner Rush
8 days ago

Weekly Miner Nuggets

Miners Card Seventeen Birdies In Round One, Sit In Fifth Place at Bandon Dunes Championship Rutgers Defeats UTEP Softball, 7-2 Miner Tennis Sets Out On Florida Tour Saruni Captures 800M NCAA Championship UTEP Softball’s Saturday Games Cancelled Due to Rain (9) UTEP Battles But Falls To (1) UAB In C-USA Quarterfinals Seda Nets All-Conference USA Second-Team Accolades The UTEP...
Via Miner Rush
8 days ago

Panthers select UTEP guard Will Hernandez in two updated mocks

The Panthers could find their replacement for pending free agent Andrew Norwell with the No. 24 pick in the 2018 NFL Draft. The Carolina Panthers are expected to lose left guard Andrew Norwell to free agency next week, as it has been reported that an agreement with the New York Giants is a ‘done deal’ as soon as free agency opens on March 14. The Panthers have several options to...
Via Cat Scratch Reader
12 days ago

UTSA cruises past UTEP 71-58 in C-USA Tournament First Round

A turbulent season for the UTEP basketball team came to a sobering end as UTSA pulled out the Golden Broom of sweeps, beating UTEP for the third team this season, and knocking Phil Johnson and the Miners out of the C-USA Tournament with a 71-58 dismissal. The big question coming into the first round contest between the fifth seeded Roadrunners, and twelfth seeded Miners was how...
Via Miner Rush
12 days ago

Top NFL Draft prospect wants to buy a toilet with first check

Life goals, indeed. Most NFL players look to buy a new car, a home for themselves or a home for their parents with their first professional paycheck.Not former UTEP offensive lineman Will Hernandez. Nope, the potential first-round pick is planning on doing something completely different with his first NFL paycheck. Hernandez wants to throw his cash down the crapper…literally. But...
Via SNIPdaily
12 days ago  |  Discuss

2018 NFL Draft: UTEP's Will Hernandez reveals what his first purchase will be

Former UTEP G Will Hernandez said his first purchase after he signs an NFL contract is a toilet that doesn't require toilet paper.
Via Sporting News
12 days ago

Weekly Miner Nuggets

· The UTEP Softball Program Wins First Ever Contest in Hawai’i · Puc Garners C-USA Player Of Week Award · Purkiss Gets Fifth Win of Spring, Miners fall 4-1 to Cowgirls · Hawai’i Defeats UTEP Softball, 5-0, on Saturday Night · UTEP Shoots Past C-USA Co-League Leader WKU, 80-75, On “Senior Day” · James Madison Uses Late Surge to get by UTEP...
Via Miner Rush
15 days ago

Last second dunk lifts UTEP over North Texas 68-66

A few days removed from a devastating loss on the road, the question would be how would UTEP respond in a win-or-go home type scenario to end the regular season, again on the road. Throw out the stats, it came down to making plays down the stretch and it was Evan Gilyard who answered the call making big play after big play in the second half to ensure UTEP a spot in the C-USA...
Via Miner Rush
16 days ago

UTEP OG Will Hernandez to meet with Lions

The Lions continue to scour the offensive line prospects to try to shore up the final starting position Do you like your offensive linemen to be massive mountains of muscles, plowing through defensive linemen with all the strength they can fit behind their shoulder pads and neckroll? Do you want to see the Lions switch over completely from a zone scheme to a man/gap scheme? That...
Via Pride of Detroit
18 days ago

Rice beats UTEP for the first time in six years 76-70

After a strong weekend sweep last week, showing fans there might be a small space for some hope, it all slipped away Thursday night in Houston. The 76-70 Rice win snaps a nine game UTEP win streak against the Owls, making Saturday’s game in Denton a must win situation for a berth in the C-USA Tournament. UTEP built an early first half lead, but a long scoring drought and seven...
Via Miner Rush
18 days ago

Weekly Miner Nuggets 

· UTEP Men’s Golf Stays Under Par, Tied for Eighth at National Invitational Tournament · Ryder’s Go-Ahead Three-Run HR Lifts Miners Past Portland State · Miners Clipped At Southern Miss, 60-53 · UTEP Tennis Rolls Past Tarleton State 5-2 · UTEP Softball Runs Win Streak to Four with a Pair of Run-Rule Victories · Miners Sink Vikings, Tame Bengals...
Via Miner Rush
22 days ago

UTEP dominates Southern Miss 73-44

In their most complete game of the season, UTEP led and dominated from wire-to-wire, drubbing Southern Miss 73-44 Saturday night in the Don. Evan Gilyard was stellar scoring 22 points, and going a perfect 7-for-7 from the free throw line. In his final home game as a Miner, Omega Harris chipped in 18 points, four rebounds, and three assists. UTEP moved the ball very well early...
Via Miner Rush
23 days ago

UTEP closes out LA Tech down the stretch 74-72

UTEP scored the last six points of the game in the final 1:32 to keep their head above of the muddy last place waters in C-USA with a 74-72 survival of LA Tech. Four Miners scored in double figures led by a 21 point outing from senior Omega Harris playing in his final home stand as a Miner. He played every single second of the game, going 8-for-13 from the field adding three rebounds...
Via Miner Rush
25 days ago

Paul Thomas lifts UTEP over Charlotte with last second jumper

UTEP blew a 22-point first half lead, but a Paul Thomas bucket with 2.2 seconds left helped UTEP escape another disastrous loss with in a 87-86 Miner triumphant win Thursday in Charlotte. The win snaps a six game UTEP losing streak, and improves the Miners to 3-10 in C-USA, giving them the 12th seed in the C-USA Tournament at the moment. Thomas notched his second straight double...
Via Miner Rush
February 15, 2018

Weekly Miner Nuggets

Smith Homers on Sunday; Miners Fall to UC Davis & San Jose State UTEP Softball Blanks Saint Mary’s College; Falls to no. 3 Oregon Jonah Koech Clocks NCAA Qualifying Time in the Mile Miners Edged At Home Vs. LA Tech, 65-62 Miner Tennis Down Falcons 7-0 Etamar Bhastekar Earns Top-Five Pole Vault Mark in School History UTEP Softball Comes Up Short against [RV] Missouri UTEP...
Via Miner Rush
February 12, 2018

UTEP’s offensive struggles continue in 63-59 loss to UTSA

Deon Lyle hit five three-pointers, leading UTSA with 18 points as they scrapped out a 63-59 win over UTEP Saturday night in El Paso. The Roadrunners shot 39.6 from the field in the game, but went 10-for-25 from 3-point land which ended up being a difference. They also crushed UTEP on the boards 48-35, also holding UTEP to an ice cold 36 percent shooting percentage from the floor...
Via Miner Rush
February 10, 2018

UTEP Football: Coaching staff closes strong in first recruiting class at UTEP

When Dana Dimel was officially announced as UTEP’s head coach, he inherited a program that just went 0-12, had ZERO 2018 commits with no recent offers, and no identity in the world of recruiting. Things looked bleak and the questions mounted pretty quickly. How would UTEP piece together a legit class in a month coming off a 0-12 season? How would the new staff be received? ...
Via Miner Rush
February 07, 2018

Weekly Miner Nuggets

UTEP Concludes Patriot Rifle Conference Championships UTEP Powers Past UTSA For 66-53 Road Victory Miner Tennis Fall 5-2 Against NAU UTEP Registered 23 Personal Best at New Mexico Classic UAB Pulls Away In Fourth Quarter To Down UTEP, 84-64 Miners Clipped By ACU 5-2 Miners Complete Day One of New Mexico Classic Black Power icon, social justice activist Angela Davis to speak...
Via Miner Rush
February 05, 2018

UTEP Football: 2018 ATH Ray Walters commits to UTEP

UTEP ended a strong recruiting weekend with one more commit late Sunday night as Ray Walters announced his verbal commitment to UTEP’s class of 2018. The 6’0, 180 pound Walters is From Los Angeles, California and attended Locke High School where he played multiple positions. He’s slated to be a defensive back at UTEP. Walters was among 11 visitors to wrap up the Miners recruiting...
Via Miner Rush
February 05, 2018

Marshall drops UTEP 74-65

Marshall’s Jon Elmore dropped 22 points, helping the Herd put UTEP away late, and extending UTEP’s losing streak to five with a 74-65 dismissal of the struggling Miners. The loss drops UTEP to 2-9 in C-USA play and 7-16 overall. Turnovers plagued the Miners once again as UTEP gave the rock away 17 times, and UTEP went 6-for-20 from long distance in the game. Of course every...
Via Miner Rush
February 03, 2018

UTEP Football Completes Staff for 2018

UTEP football head coach Dana Dimel announced the final five additions to the staff for the 2018 season. Dimel officially completed his staff on Friday with Josh Oglesby (offensive quality control), Matt Rahl (recruiting coordinator), Joe Robinson (special teams coordinator), Kevin Schadt (director of strength and conditioning) and Mike Simmonds (offensive line). Robinson, one...
Via Miner Rush
February 02, 2018

Costly UTEP mistakes push WKU past UTEP 72-60

UTEP’s error of margin Thursday against a talented WKU squad was razor thin. The Miners lack of execution filled with costly mistakes helped WKU pull away late in the second half in a 72-60 win. Things were close early on and for the entire first half as the lead changed hands four times in the first 13 minutes of the game. WKU was shooting right at 50 percent when they led...
Via Miner Rush
February 02, 2018
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