Overcome by emotion as he talked about his friendship with the man who likely forced him out of the job he loved, Director of Athletics Bob Stull, UTEP head coach Mike Price announced his retirement, effective as of the final whistle of the Miners' final game this Saturday against the Rice Owls.
UTEP head coach Mike Price felt relieved after the Miners downed the Tulane Green Wave Saturday in the Sun Bowl, 24-20. Price talked about the win -- specifically about the defensive adjustments made after UTEP's secondary was torched by Tulane -- and previewed the upcoming contest against Houston.
Mike Price is under fire now more than he's ever been in the nine seasons he's coached at UTEP. With the Miners on the brink of a seventh consecutive losing season the hard questions were inevitable, and a few were asked at Price's Monday press conference. Is this Mike Price's last stand? Check this link to see.
The questions were as pointed as any Mike Price has faced in the nine seasons he's been at UTEP, but Price faced it all with his typical charm. Whether he can charm his team into winning the rest of the games on its schedule is a different question entirely
UTEP head coach Mike Price says he's "disappointed, frustrated, but not discouraged" after the Miners' 37-26 loss to Wisconsin in Madison, WI. The Miners are developing a reputation as a hard-hitting team going into Conference USA play.
This past Saturday at the Sun Bowl, The Utep Miners shocked the nation as they gave the Oklahoma Sooners all they could handle. Nobody thought the Miners were going to be in the game going into the 4th quarter 10-7.
After over a century of doing it the old-fashioned way, college football is getting a playoff. Leave it to Cowboys' owner Jerry Jones to want a piece of the action. But what are Jerry's REAL reasons for wanting the college game's new championship for Cowboys Stadium?
UTEP announced the addition of 20 new names to its football roster on National Letter of Intent Signing Day. The class includes two players -- DB Leon Hayes and LB Darnell Murray -- who greyshirted with the program in 2011, bringing the total number of scholarships awarded to 22.
"ESPN staged a college sports morals summit. Paterno and Mike Krzyzewski agreed to star. ESPN cast the pair as The Men Who Did Things The Right Way, as if the right way could be found in the twists, turns and trapdoors of an NCAA rules manual."
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