After missing last season to injury, UTEP senior center Derron Gatewood was selected to the 2019 Conference USA Preseason Football All-Conference Team, as voted on by league coaches.
He was UTEP's only selection.
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Gatewood, a sixth-year player who is pursuing his postgraduate degree, started all 12 games for the Miners in 2016 and 10 contests in 2017. He tore his ACL and MCL in preseason camp last year.