UTEP head football coach Mike Price reviewed the Miners disappointing 31-13 loss to No. 25 Southern Miss and previewed the upcoming game at Rice. Though the Owls have had a rough season, Price commented that his teams are 1-2 at Rice Stadium.

He also addressed UTEP's history of flagging fortunes come November, waxing poetic regarding the part of the season alumni consider most, saying: "The fans will remember the games in November."