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Wadley ready to play after injury setback last year

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?I am here ? here for good ? and ready to rock and roll?

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Former Kennedale star is determined to prove to his worth to his team and to himself in his junior year as a running back at University of Texas at El Paso. UTEP is scheduled to kickoff .the season against Northern Arizona September 1 at home. {{more: continue …}}
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Wadley was a surprise standout running back for the Kennedale Wildcats under Richard Barrett getting his chance to shine in his senior year (2015-16) after Juwan Washington graduated and left to play for San Diego State. Wadley had 10 games of 100-plus rushing yards, including four 200-plus yard games and a pair of 380-plus yard contests. Wadley ranked sixth in the state of Texas in rushing yards, third in rushing scores and fourth in total touchdowns. He was named Texas’ 4A Offensive Player of the Year and was placed on the Associated Press Class 4A All-State football first team.
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At UTEP …?
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Wadley saw action in his freshman year playing in 10 games at UTEP but was hampered by injuries during his sophomore year and saw action in only four games. For Wadley this coming season is the one he has to live up to his potential.??
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Here is what KROD Sports News had to say …
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“If healthy, Quadraiz Wadley has potential to be an All-Conference USA running back. Throughout his first two seasons, Wadley has shown flashes of greatness, and dare I say, flashes of Aaron Jones. He was the understudy to Jones during his freshman season, where he had 168 yards off 47 attempts.
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What?s most impressive about Wadley is his unmatched speed and ability to spot holes in the defense. He can be a breakthrough back, who still hasn?t reached his highest potential. In a multiple running back system, Wadley can flourish and also avoid potential injuries, which plagued him throughout the 2017 season.” See full report
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Here is what new Head Coach Dana Dimel had to say ?

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Quadraiz Wadley is ?one that has a good feel for the game of football. He?s 195 lbs but he is deceptively strong, deceptively physical and he has really good hands. He is one that will have a really fine year for us and provide a breakaway threat for our offense?
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UTEP plays in Conference USA. Find out more @ Miners Football?

Wadley is the son of

Manny Higgins and Melinda Woods and is a criminal justice major at UTEP. Find more about the university at University of Texas at El Paso

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