News:Steven Valadez made a 19-yard field goal, his lone kick of the game, at Tulsa on Thursday.
Analysis: WIth the UTEP offense ranked 102nd in the nation in total yards per game, it's doubtful that Steven Valadez has helped many owners this season. Still, he's an improvement over Dakota Warren, who was the previous kicker.
News:Steven Valadez had his lone kick, a 28-yard field goal attempt, blocked against SMU on Saturday.
Analysis: Until the offense is able to get him more scoring opportunities, Steven Valadez should be avoided in all leagues.
UTEP's Valadez Kicks 29-Yard FG Against East Carolina
News:Steven Valadez made a 29-yard field goal and converted an extra point attempt at East Carolina on Saturday.
Analysis:Steven Valadez is now 4-of-6 in field goal attempts this season. Against SMU, expect him to see more scoring opportunities.
News:Steven Valadez made field goals from 45 and 43 yards out at Wisconsin on Saturday and converted 2-of-3 extra point attempts.
Analysis: UTEP continues to play musical chairs with their kickers and this week it was Steven Valadez that was back on the field. Until the music stops for good on one player, continue to avoid this situation.
UTEP's Warren to Handle Place Kicking Duties Against New Mexico State
News:Steven Valadez will be the team's starting place kicker this Saturday against New Mexico state, following the news that starter Dakota Warren is out with a back injury, the El Paso Times reports.
Analysis: Given that Steven Valadez is 2-of-4 in field goal attempts over the last two seasons, it would be wise to avoid the inexperienced kicker.
UTEP's Valadez Makes 37-Yard Field Goal at Ole Miss, New Starting Kicker?
News:Steven Valadez made a 37-yard field goal and converted an extra point attempt at Ole Miss on Saturday.
Analysis: It appears he has passed Dakota Warren on the depth chart as Warren missed a 44-yard field goal attempt, his only kick of the game.