UTSA at UTEP: Miners’ depth chart outlook

Coming off the bye week, UTEP’s quarterback situation still remains cloudy at the start of another game week. Zack Greenlee is dealing with a high ankle sprain and groin injury according to interim head coach Mike Price. Ryan Metz is still healing from his shoulder injury, and a starter is unknown at this time. Price did not indicate the throughout the week process to name a...
Via Miner Rush
October 23, 2017

25 essential artists of the mixtape era

The whole world changed the day you realized you could hook up your record turntable to a cassette deck and make a tape compilation of your favorite music. When that tape became portable via boomboxes and Walkmen, those mixes became the soundtrack to your life. At some point, we called them "mixtapes" and we began making piles of them for ourselves and our friends/boyfriends/girlfriends...
October 12, 2017  |  Discuss

UTEP at Southern Miss: Game Preview

The Breakdown Coming off a spirited effort and near upset of WKU, UTEP will head southeast to face a Southern Miss team coming off a big C-USA West division victory last week. The Golden Eagles used the big play to pick up their first ever win in San Antonio, and boast of the best and most explosive running backs in the league. Senior Ito Smith will be a can’t miss NFL prospect...
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October 12, 2017

UTEP at Southern Miss: Miners’ depth chart outlook

Quardraiz Wadley is questionable, and Ryan Metz looks to be doubtful at the start of UTEP’s preparation for Southern Miss. UTEP and Mike Price list the running back rotation as “OR” while Wadley is expected to get further evaluated on what Price said was a knee injury after Saturday’s loss to WKU. No other major changes along either the defensive or offensive depth chart for this...
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October 09, 2017

Missed Field Goals Doom UTEP in 15-14 Loss to Western Kentucky

UTEP tallied a season high 287 total yards of offense, and the defense would put forth an outstanding effort, but it wouldn’t be enough to overcome three missed field goals by sophomore Brady Viles. The Miner defense came out strong, stopping WKU on their first three drives, but a short field allowed WKU to grab the game’s first points. After a UTEP three-and-out, WKU would go...
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October 07, 2017

WKU at UTEP: Game Week Links

Hilltoppers not 'chasing ghosts,' hungry for more takeaways UTEP vs Western Kentucky: Preview, Start Time, How To Watch, Prediction Hilltoppers head west seeking first C-USA win Hilltoppers don't expect wholesale changes from Price's Miners Cousins Farris, Whyte making plays for WKU defense Mid-week coaching change? 35-year-old WKU coach has seen this before Western Kentucky...
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October 06, 2017

WKU at UTEP: Game Preview

The Breakdown After starting the week with coaching and administrative drama, it’s back to football for UTEP. The Miners return home with their 0-5 record to host the back-to-back C-USA Champs WKU on homecoming night in the Sun Bowl. Western Kentucky hasn’t faced UTEP since 2014 when the Miners were a few yards away from a huge road win, but times have changed for both programs...
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October 05, 2017

WKU at UTEP: Miners’ depth chart outlook

UTEP quarterback Ryan Metz is dealing with painful shoulder injury, and will probably miss a few weeks according to Bret Bloomquist of the El Paso Times. UTEP’s quarterback situation will be kept under wraps like it was against NMSU as the lone question mark on UTEP’s depth chart. It will once again come down to Zack Greenlee or Mark Torrez, Greenlee took all of the snaps last...
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October 03, 2017

UTEP Names Mike Price Interim Head Football Coach

UTEP Director of Athletics Bob Stull announced on Monday that Mike Price will step in as the Miners’ interim head football coach for the remainder of the 2017 season. Price will take over for Sean Kugler, who stepped down on Sunday. “I’ve asked Mike if he could help us in this situation,” Stull said. “He has thankfully agreed. We’ve lost two coaches, and while we have two fine...
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October 02, 2017

UTEP Head Coach Sean Kugler Steps Down

Following an 0-5 start to the season, Sean Kugler has stepped down from his spot as head coach of the UTEP football team. Plans for the immediate future of the program will be released tomorrow at the weekly media luncheon. Sean Kugler put together an 18-36 overall mark, including 11-22 in Conference USA play. He also led the Miners to one bowl appearance, but it wasn’t nearly...
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October 01, 2017

UTEP at Army: Miners’ depth chart outlook

A few notable injuries on offense, and a major position change highlight UTEP’s week five depth chart against Army. First off, UTEP will lose tight end Josh Weeks, and wide receiver Keynan Foster who both suffered injuries against NMSU that will keep them out for an extended period. UTEP will move Walter Dawn over to the slot receiver spot in place of Foster, and expect to see...
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September 25, 2017

NMSU snaps the streak, mops up UTEP 41-14

Repeated fatal mistakes, Larry Rose doing Larry Rose things, and the Miners inability to move the ball through the air were the main themes in UTEP’s latest loss which drops UTEP to a terrible 0-4 start to the 2017 season. This latest blowout loss came at the hands of the NMSU Aggies who snapped an eight game losing streak in the Battle of I-10 with an easy 41-14 win in where...
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September 24, 2017

UTEP at NMSU: Game Preview

For the first time since 2002, UTEP enters a college football game with the NMSU Aggies as a double digit underdog. And also for the first time since 2002 when NMSU went 7-5, the Aggies are in a positon to beat UTEP for the first time in eight seasons when the rivalry is renewed this weekend in Las Cruces. Despite a 1-2 record, NMSU is a few possessions away from a 3-0 start,...
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September 21, 2017

UTEP at NMSU: Miners’ depth chart outlook

Aggie Week is here, but the Miners have tons of questions on the offensive side of the depth chart to go along with the defensive struggles. First, UTEP currently doesn’t have a set starting quarterback for Saturday. It seems Ryan Metz could be an available option this week pending the health of his injured shoulder, but that is a complete unknown at this time. So if Metz is...
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September 18, 2017

Arizona at UTEP: Miners’ depth chart outlook

Some major injuries shake up UTEP’s depth chart in some important places ahead of the week three matchup with Arizona. Starting right tackle Greg Long has a broken leg, and will be out for the season. Jayson VanHook and Alan Busey are both nursing shoulder injuries that will keep them out of the rest of the season. Reserve corner Khalil Rashaad-Brown has an Achilles injury that...
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September 11, 2017

UTEP Football: Miners unveil new white helmet

UTEP Football’s official Twitter account dropped a surprise this morning, unveiling a new white helmet. This is the first time UTEP will wear an all-white helmet, and there isn’t enough heart-eye emojis for this sweet lid.
Via Miner Rush
September 08, 2017

UTEP Basketball: Are the exhibition losses a big deal for the Miners?

MR’s newest voice, YingYangSamurai gives his take on what's transpired in Costa Rica this week. Two games into the 2017-18 basketball season have the Miners going 0-2 so far with UTEP playing again this morning against the University of British Columbia at 11:30 am El Paso Time. After two games, you can cut up the criticism anyway you want in terms of their performance. Wednesday...
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August 18, 2017
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