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.
UTEP football is gearing up for the upcoming season as head coach Dana Dimel enters year three of his tenure. While the program is committed to a five-year rebuild, year three comes with uncertainty. Time to take a look at the 2020 season.
The UTEP football wide receiver corp was shaken up by another big departure, with the news surfacing that Arizona graduate transfer Devaughn Cooper has entered the transfer portal, as reported by Rivals Portal on Friday.
As the NCAA continues to allow universities to move forward with voluntary workouts, UTEP will permit its student-athletes to return to campus in phases beginning on June 15, as announced by Director of Athletics Jim Senter announced on Thursday.
Through a back-and-forth second half, the Miners battled their way out of a 13-point deficit in the first half but were nudged out in the end by Western Kentucky, falling for the fourth straight time, 67-62, on Thursday evening.