• October 23, 2021

Tags : miner football

Super Bowl Champion Head Coach Andy Reid guests on the

This week’s “Picks Up Podcast” features a very special visitor: Super Bowl Champion Head Coach Andy Reid of the Kansas City Chiefs. In this week’s installment, coach Reid – a former assistant coach at UTEP in the ’80s – talks about his prolific career, including guiding the Chiefs to a 31-20 victory over the San […]Read More

Legendary Miner Running Back Fred Wendt passes away

All-American running back Fred Wendt, who set UTEP records with 326 rushing yards and six rushing touchdowns versus New Mexico State on November 25, 1948, has passed away. Wendt died on Monday (May 18), just two months shy of his 96th birthday.  He was born on July 15, 1924 in Las Cruces. He attended school […]Read More

Jordan Palmer checks in for this Week’s “Picks Up Podcast”

Former UTEP star and quarterback guru Jordan Palmer is the guest on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast” with “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher. In this week’s installment, Palmer reflects on his time at UTEP, talks about his family and his current role of mentoring signal-callers. The “Picks Up Podcast” airs weekly on www.utepminers.com, with special […]Read More

UTEP Football Head Coach Dana Dimel joins Jon Teicher on

UTEP Football Head Coach Dana Dimel is the guest on this week’s “Picks Up Podcast” with “Voice of the Miners” Jon Teicher. In this week’s installment, coach Dimel discusses how he, his staff and team are preparing for the 2020 season with a large portion of the country sheltering at home due to COVID-19. The […]Read More

UTEP’s Baechle leaving kicking game on solid footing

The UTEP football team is facing a number of questions this spring.  Who is the starting quarterback?  How will a host of junior college transfers be integrated into the defense?  Will the defense be significantly better this fall?  One question that isn’t being asked, however, is if the Miners have a reliable field goal and […]Read More

UTEP Secondary gets boost from return of injured starters

 The UTEP football team’s defensive struggles last season can be traced as much to who wasn’t on the field as to who was playing. The safety position in particular was hard hit by injuries, as two projected starters entering fall camp, Broderick Harrell and Justin Prince, combined to appear in just four games. Harrell hasn’t played in […]Read More

Miners land reinforcements to help fix defense for 2020

UTEP was a solid defensive football team in 2018.  The Miners ranked fifth in Conference USA, allowing 198.9 passing yards per game.  Overall UTEP yielded 394.7 yards per contest, a number good enough to win with. However, the defense fell on hard times in 2019 following the loss of playmakers like A.J. Hotchkins and Nik […]Read More

All eyes on the Quarterbacks as UTEP opens Spring Drills

The UTEP football team launched 2020 Spring Ball on Tuesday morning at Glory Field, as the day’s heavy rains held off long enough for the Miners to get in their first two hours of drills. “I was really happy with the energy and the excitement that the guys brought to the table,” third-year UTEP head […]Read More

UTEP Football Spring Drills to Kick Off on Tuesday, March

The UTEP football team will launch year three under coach Dana Dimel with its first practice of the spring on Tuesday, March 3 from 8:30-10:30 a.m. at Glory Field. The Miners will have 14 spring practices – the majority of which fall on Mondays, Wednesdays and Fridays – leading into the Spring Game on Saturday, […]Read More

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