UTEP received some huge news today as All-American Guard Will Hernandez announced today via Facebook that he was returning for his senior season. Hernandez was ranked as one of the best interior lineman in the country by Pro Football Focus.
Hernandez has started all 37 games of UTEP career at left guard. He and teammate, and early draft entrant Aaron Jones, were both named to the AP All-America team, the first time two Miners have been given the honor in school history.
The junior from Las Vegas, Nevada was named to CUSA's All Freshman team in 2014, honorable mention All Conference in 2015, and first team All-Conference this season.