As a Recruit
Jeremiah Byers was an On3 Consensus three-star recruit coming out of Austin (Texas) Anderson in the 2019 recruiting class. He originally signed with UTEP over offers from Stephen F. Austin, Incarnate Word, Howard, Southern University and others. He made a big impact early on at UTEP, including being named Conference USA All-Freshman team in 2020. In 2021 as a redshirt freshman, he was an honorable mention all-league pick and was instrumental in the Miners averaging 392.0 yards per game, including 140.0 rushing. He played in all 12 games for the Miners in 2022 before entering the Transfer Portal.