Juco Nick Gathrite says yes to UTEP

Riverside (Calif.) Community College wide receiver / cornerback prospect Nick Gathrite is set to play for the Miners, multiple sources report.

According to Rivals.com, Texas-San Antonio offered the 5-foot-9, 175-pounder and Middle Tennessee showed interest. Scout.com lists Eastern Illinois and Eastern Michigan as having recruited Gathrite.

The Miners have eight verbals for 2013.