Heading into the New Mexico Bowl against BYU, several UTEP players are getting healthy like Donald Buckram and Kris Adams, but one is still no better than before. Quarterback Trevor Vittatoe is still dealing with an injured ankle and head coach Mike Price says, "Nothing can happen to make it worse than it is right now. He's coming in Monday to get it operated on, it will be an extensive operation."
It's official: Trevor Vittatoe will start against Tulsa. The UTEP signal caller has missed practice lately with an injured foot but has practiced without a protective boot and head coach Mike Price says he is a go.
X-Ray's on UTEP quarterback Trevor Vittatoe injured ankle came back negative. "I would not be surprised if he's our starting quarterback against Tulsa," coach Mike Price said on Monday.
UTEP quarterback Trevor Vittatoe's ankle injury may be more serious than initially thought. Brett Bloomquist from the El Paso Times writes: "He may play against Tulane today with an injured ankle or he may watch from the sideline."
UTEP quarterback Trevor Vittatoe was back at practice Wednesday after spraining his ankle last week against UAB. "I'm walking like a champ," Vittatoe said. "It's feeling a lot better after getting a lot of treatment. (The boot and missing Tuesday practice) was more precautionary. I'm getting a lot of treatment and I'm on the right track for getting back on the field and back with the team"
UAB does not have a stifling defense but they looked pretty good as they held Trevor Vittatoe to just 169 yards passing as well as intercepting him three times. Tailback Donald Buckram was muted as he gained just 38 yards on 11 carries.
With Donald Buckram still being nursed back to health, Trevor Vittatoe has shined and it continued against Rice. Vittatoe threw for 327 yards and three touchdowns on 19-of-32 passing.
The UTEP air attack put on a clinic in a win over New Mexico with quarterback Trevor Vittatoe completing 20-of-37 passes for 264 yards and three touchdowns. The top receiver for Vittatoe was Kris Adams who had five catches for 141 yards and two touchdowns.
UTEP quarterback Trevor Vittatoe was 19/30 for 246 yards and five touchdowns in Saturday's win over New Mexico State.
Despite not having their best player on the field in running back Donald Buckram, the Miner offense was still able to move down the field under the guidance of Trevor Vittatoe. The Miners' quarterback threw for 341 yards and three touchdowns on 31-of-54 passing.
The El Paso Times reports that UTEP quarterback Trevor Vittatoe is excited to be beginning his fifth camp, but especially because his shoulder feels healthy. The Miner says, "All summer I did what I could to recover from shoulder surgery. It feels really good, I can't tell the difference at all."
Ever since Trevor Vittatoe had surgery thus causing him to miss spring ball, UTEP quarterback Carson Meger has performed admirably. In the Miners' spring game, Meger went 14-of-27 for 182 yards, three touchdowns, and a lone pick.
UTEP quarterback Trevor Vittatoe had surgery on his throwing shoulder and will miss the entirety of spring ball.
UTEP quarterback Trevor Vittatoe, tackle Alex Solot and receiver Pierce Hunter have been suspended for the first two weeks of spring practice for an undisclosed violation of team rules. "They won't be a part of the team for the next two weeks," coach Mike Price said in a statement. "They won't be in the weight room, on the sidelines or in the locker room. They will be punished accordingly through physical activity."