It's August, but why does it seem that getting ready for UTEP football is already a grind?
From rumors that season ticket sales were under 5,000 when the university (finally) kicked off its marketing campaign to the unrest among fans about Mike Price getting an eighth season to lead the Miners, El Paso is slow to come around to the fact of another UTEP football season.
It's like the city had something it didn't want to do later, then napped way too long. Now it's laconic, irritable and has a slight headache.
All this after a bowl season