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Tag: University of Texas El Paso
A 1971 Mixed Bag — Five Wins & Cold Beer (August 2020)
The hoarding habits of former UTEP linebacker Scott Deshabille of San Antonio bring you this one from deep, deep in the mine shaft.
Football Breakthrough? UTEP Miners End Dry Spell with Key Late Plays (September 2019)
In only his second year, the ideas of Athletic Director Jim Senter and his bright-eyed staffers appear to be taking root. Regardless of Saturday’s outcome, these Miners give the inkling that, in Coach Dana Dimel’s second year, UTEP has begun to climb out of the college football dungeon.
Miners Tee It Up Saturday – And Get This: Tackling Is Allowed! (August 2019)
As with every college football team, the opening game of any season brings fresh optimism. This has never been truer than for the 2019 UTEP Miners.
A Lesson Taught Long Ago — Two Miners Connect Through the Late Ben Collins (August 2019)
There's a hole of regret, right here in my orange heart.
Your Morning Glass of Orange Optimism – Promising QBs Could Lead to Tasty 2019 Season (August 2019)
Searching for stability, UTEP coaches are likely to rely on multiple QBs to control the game clock, move the down markers, avoid turnovers and protect a defense rebuilding in the secondary.
UTEP Grad Surrenders – What Made Him Wave the White Flag (June 2019)
Think back now to 1969 … Arkansas vs. Texas … sold-out Razorback Stadium … Hogs ranked #2, Horns #1 … national championship at stake … President Richard Nixon in the stands, eating fried chicken … record-high national TV audience. Ticket price: $6.
UTEP Stewpot of Testosterone — Or, Miners Hall and 20 Tips for Mass Mayhem on a Tight Budget (June 2019)
Miners Hall, in the 1960s and ‘70s, was a screenplay, just waiting to happen. Think “Semi-Tough” or “Animal House” with a brawny cast that would rather rumble than memorize their lines.
Ouch! – QB’s Run-In with Local Cops Touches a Nerve with UTEP fans (June 2019)
You Miners Forever have no mixed feelings about this one … In the past seven years we have sat around these campfires together, only the sudden departure of Coach Sean Kugler generated such an uproar.
UTEP’s Gypsy QB: Has Locksley Shot Himself in the Foot? Or, Weeded Himself Out? (June 2019)
Someday, when he grows up, Kai will sit on a lonely bar stool staring into his mug of life, searching for a cure to self-inflicted wounds.