• December 1, 2021

Tags : miner football

UTEP to Celebrate 100th Football Season in 2017

UTEP will kick off its 100th football season on Saturday at Oklahoma, and the 2017 campaign will celebrate the centennial anniversary of the program. The Miners’ inaugural season was in 1914, but there were no games played in 1943, 1944 and 1945 due to World War II.  UTEP has appeared in 14 bowl games, most […]Read More

UTEP’s Hernandez Named to Piesman Watch List

SB Nation announced All-American Will Hernandez as one of 44 linemen on The Piesman Watch List on Friday. Hernandez has racked up the preseason honors leading up to UTEP’s season opener. The left guard was announced to the 2017 Outland Trophy Watch List, 2017 Preseason AP All-American and was recognized by Athlon Sports as a […]Read More

UTEP Football Fan Day to be Held on Saturday

UTEP football will hold its annual “Fan Appreciation Day” on Saturday, August 26 at the Sun Bowl Stadium’s North Concourse. Fan Day, scheduled from noon to 2 pm, will feature an autograph session, a mini-pep rally with the UTEP Band, Cheer and Golddiggers, activities for families, giveaways, raffle items, and free popcorn and water. Admission […]Read More

Quotes: Head Coach Sean Kugler at 2017 C-USA Football Media

UTEP Miners football Head Coach Sean Kugler spoke to the press Wednesday about his team and the upcoming 2017 Conference USA season. Coach Kugler enters his fifth season at the helm of the Miners. Why are Will [Hernandez] and Alvin [Jones] so important to the program? “Will Hernandez is probably the most physical players on […]Read More

UTEP’s Ryan Metz Announced as Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Candidate

BALTIMORE, Md. – UTEP’s Ryan Metz was one of 47 standout quarterbacks from different divisions and conferences across the nation to be named as a 2017 Johnny Unitas Golden Arm Award candidate on Tuesday. The Golden Arm Award is presented at the end of each football season and the winner is selected based on his accomplishments both […]Read More

Miners Receive Preseason C-USA Recognition

Seniors Will Hernandez and Alvin Jones were named to the 2017 Preseason Conference USA Football team, the league announced on Monday. For Hernandez this is the seventh preseason honor of the season (Outland Trophy, Athlon Sports’ All-American, Athlon Sports All-C-USA, Dave Campbell’s All-Texas Team, Phil Steele’s All-American and Phil Steele’s All-C-USA). The All-American has started all 37 games at the left guard position during his career, while […]Read More

Gallery & Story: Jones Blows Up Aggies, Sets Career Record

UTEP running back Aaron Jones made his return a stellar one Saturday night, leading the Miners with a career-high 249 rushing yards en route to a 38 to 22 victory over their I-10 rival, New Mexico State. Jones was making his first in-game appearance since suffering a season-ending ankle injury on Sept. 12, 2015 against […]Read More

Miners Picked to Finish Fourth in Preseason Poll

The UTEP Miners were selected to finish fourth in the West Division in the 2016 Conference USA Preseason Media Football Poll the league announced on Thursday. The Miners fell short last season of being bowl eligible finishing 5-7 overall. The squad had to overcome multiple injuries last season with 15 players having to sit out […]Read More

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