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'06 NFL Draft Watch: UTEP

In his first year at the helm in UTEP, Mike Price immediately turned the program around and brought the Miners to a bowl game. Now stepping up to a better level of competition, UTEP is already expected to win the C-USA title during their initial campaign. Several senior Miner prospects will be selected throughout next April's seven rounds.

Scouting C-USA: UTEP Offensively, the team is full of prospects starting with quarterback Jordan Palmer, younger brother to former USC passer and initial pick of the draft Carson Palmer. Effectively commanding the offense like his older sibling, Palmer sells ball fakes, puts touch on throws when necessary and nicely places screens. Displaying a sense of timing, he is patient in the pocket and... Recommended Stories

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