• May 7, 2021

Tags : miner football

UTEP Football holds first practice since mid-March

The UTEP Football team made its long-awaited return to the practice field on Sunday morning as the Miners spent a little over two hours on Glory Field in preparation for the 2020 season. A mixture of new and old faces graced the field on Sunday morning with the 2020 squad strapping on the pads for […]Read More

Paul and Alejandra Foster give $5.1m lead gift for Sun

A lead gift of $5.1 million by El Paso businessman and philanthropist Paul Foster and his wife, Alejandra De la Vega Foster, ensures the completion of the Sun Bowl Renovation Project. “Paul and Alejandra have done so much for El Paso and for UTEP. Having their names on the tower will make us smile every […]Read More

Four members of UTEP football squad test positive for Covid-19;

Director of Athletics Jim Senter and head football coach Dana Dimel announced on Sunday that the start of UTEP’s preseason football practice has been postponed. Via a news release, school officials shared that, “out of safety considerations for all parties,” the entire football team (student-athletes, coaches and staff) was tested for COVID-19 on Thursday, August […]Read More

Miner Star, Green Bay Packers’ Aaron Jones appears on This

Former UTEP standout and Green Bay Packers starting tailback Aaron Jones is the guest on this week’s edition of the “Picks Up Podcast” with Jon Teicher. Jones, who grew up in El Paso and starred at Burges High School, talks about navigating the COVID pandemic and preparing for the 2020 NFL campaign. While at UTEP, Jones […]Read More

Three Miners named to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-C-USA Team

UTEP had three players selected to Phil Steele’s Preseason All-Conference USA teams, the 2020 College Football Preview magazine announced on Monday. Duron Lowe led the way after being selected as a third team kick returner and fourth team defensive back. Bobby DeHaro (OL) and Jacob Cowing also represented the Miners on the magazine’s fourth team. […]Read More

UTEP Athletics instituting Clear Bag Policy for 2020 Football Season

UTEP Athletics will be implementing a clear bag policy for all six 2020 football home games, and continuing throughout the 2020-21 athletic year including men’s and women’s basketball, volleyball, soccer and softball. The new policy is designed to expedite entry, increase safety and limit the physical contact associated with traditional bag searches. The policy will […]Read More

UTEP Senior Running Back Quardraiz Wadley checks in for this

UTEP Senior Running Back Quardraiz Wadley is the guest on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast” with “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher. Wadley  rushed for 1,072 yards and eight touchdowns for the Miners over three seasons from 2016-18.  In 2018, he put together a career year, gaining 627 yards on 123 carries with seven scores.  […]Read More