Tag: UTEP

2018: North Texas vs Southern Miss Preview

It is easy to get excited for games like Louisiana Tech or UTSA. It is much more difficult to get excited for the worst team in the nation — UTEP — especially on the road. What of USM, a good team with little sizzle at the moment? Well, after a disappointing outing in El Paso… Read more »

Struggle Win: North Texas 27 UTEP 24

The North Texas Mean Green went to UTEP and struggled with the Miners. This has been a theme for some time. NT lost the last two in El Paso coming into today, including that awful 52-24 defeat in 2016 that served as the Miners’ most recent win. Senior Ryan Metz started in place of redshirt… Read more »

2018: North Texas at UTEP Preview

Sometimes the hardest game to play is the one after a big game. Coaches are paid lots of money to motivate players to get over the natural desire to let down after a big effort. The game against Louisiana Tech was a heartbreaker. By most measurements North Texas had that won. Lining up for a… Read more »

2017 West Division Champs: North Texas 45 UTEP 10

The Mean Green clinched the west division with a win over UTEP on homecoming. Jeff Wilson had 20 carries for 155 yards and a score, including a 66-yarder before the 4th quarter started. He moved up the all-time ranks and went over 1000 in a season for the first time in his career. He also… Read more »

2017: UTEP Preview

This week is all about taking care of business. The usual preview tidbits are less useful today because the stakes are simple: win and clinch the division. Lose and throw away a season of good will and damage next year’s prospects. UTEP is good enough to make this a game, and North Texas is still… Read more »

UTEP Preview: Q&A with Miner Rush

In lieu of a podcast appearance with Alex Nicolas of the SBNation UTEP blog Miner Rush, we exchanged questions. Here is MGN over there. 1. Where does UTEP stand in the AD/Coaching search? There were reports earlier this week that UTEP is down to three candidates, and the AD announcement should come later in November…. Read more »