It's UTEP football game week, as the unusual season gets ready to kick off this weekend. The Miners will host Stephen F. Austin in their home opener on Saturday, Sept. 5 and kickstart their 12-game season.
UTEP President Heather Wilson announced updates to the Miner football game day plans for the upcoming season amid the pandemic on Thursday, including limiting stadium attendance to 18 percent capacity.
On the day before their first padded practice was set to take place, UTEP Director of Athletics Jim Senter and head coach Dana Dimel announced the postponement of fall camp due to four players testing positive for COVID-19.
Gauging the pulse of the UTEP football fan base, the excitement has hit a brick wall and frustrations continue to rise. Can you blame them, though? This is the same program that has only seven winning seasons since their last bowl victory in 1967.