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UTEP Miners football
AmericanFootball current event.svg.png Current season
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First season 1914
Athletic director Bob Stull
Head coach Sean Kugler
Home stadium Sun Bowl Stadium
Year built 1963
Stadium capacity 51,500
Stadium surface AstroPlay
Location El Paso, Texas
Conference C-USA
Division West
Past conferences Independent (1914–1934)
Border Conference (1935–1961)
Independent (1962–1967)
Western Athletic Conference (1968–2004)
All-time record 298–473–18
Postseason bowl record 5–8
Conference titles 2
Colors Orange and Blue            
Fight song Miners Fight
Mascot Paydirt Pete
Website utepathletics.cstv.com

The UTEP Miners football program is a college football team that represents the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP). With a history dating back to 1914, UTEP currently competes in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision[1] as a member of Conference USA (C-USA). UTEP currently plays their home games at the Sun Bowl Stadium, located on the campus in El Paso, Texas. Starting the 2013 season Sean Kugler will replace the retired head coach Mike Price.[2]

Head coaching historyEdit

Overall
CCs Conference championships
GC Games coached
OW Wins
OL Losses
OT Ties[A 1]
O% Winning percentage[A 2]

Conference
CW Wins
CL Losses
CT Ties
C% Winning percentage

Post-season
PW Wins
PL Losses
PT Ties
Name Term GC OW OL OT O% CW CL CT C% PW PL PT CCs
Tommy DwyerTommy Dwyer 1914–1917
1919
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Van Surdam, HarryHarry Van Surdam 1920 &00000000000000060000006 &00000000000000020000002 &00000000000000040000004 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000333000.333 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Holiday, ThomasThomas Holiday 1921 &00000000000000050000005 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000050000005 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000000000.000 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Vowell, JackJack Vowell 1922–1923 &000000000000001600000016 &00000000000000080000008 &00000000000000080000008 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000500000.500 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Powell, George B.George B. Powell 1924–1926 &000000000000002000000020 &000000000000001100000011 &00000000000000070000007 &00000000000000020000002 &0000000000000000600000.600 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Stewart, E. J.E. J. Stewart 1927–1928 &000000000000001400000014 &00000000000000050000005 &00000000000000060000006 &00000000000000030000003 &0000000000000000464000.464 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Saxon, MackMack Saxon 1929–1941 &0000000000000118000000118 &000000000000006600000066 &000000000000004300000043 &00000000000000090000009 &0000000000000000597000.597 &000000000000001600000016 &000000000000001400000014 &00000000000000030000003 &0000000000000000530000.530 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000010000001 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Milner, WalterWalter Milner 1942 &00000000000000090000009 &00000000000000050000005 &00000000000000040000004 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000555000.555 &00000000000000040000004 &00000000000000030000003 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000571000.571 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Curtice, JackJack Curtice 1946–1949 &000000000000004000000040 &000000000000002400000024 &000000000000001300000013 &00000000000000030000003 &0000000000000000638000.638 &000000000000001200000012 &000000000000001000000010 &00000000000000020000002 &0000000000000000542000.542 &00000000000000010000001 &00000000000000010000001 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Brumbelow, MikeMike Brumbelow 1950–1956 &000000000000007300000073 &000000000000004600000046 &000000000000002400000024 &00000000000000030000003 &0000000000000000651000.651 &000000000000002700000027 &000000000000001500000015 &00000000000000020000002 &0000000000000000636000.636 &00000000000000020000002 &00000000000000010000001 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000010000001
Ben CollinsBen Collins 1957–1961 &000000000000004800000048 &000000000000001800000018 &000000000000002900000029 &00000000000000010000001 &0000000000000000385000.385 &00000000000000090000009 &000000000000001500000015 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000375000.375 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Phillips, BumBum Phillips 1962 &00000000000000090000009 &00000000000000040000004 &00000000000000050000005 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000444000.444 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Harper, WarrenWarren Harper 1963–1964 &000000000000002000000020 &00000000000000030000003 &000000000000001500000015 &00000000000000020000002 &0000000000000000200000.200 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &09999999999999998999999 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Dobbs, BobbyBobby Dobbs 1965–1972 &000000000000007800000078 &000000000000004100000041 &000000000000003500000035 &00000000000000020000002 &0000000000000000524000.524 &000000000000001000000010 &000000000000002000000020 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000333000.333 &00000000000000020000002 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Hudspeth, TommyTommy Hudspeth 1972–1973 &000000000000001500000015 &00000000000000010000001 &000000000000001400000014 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000066000.066 &00000000000000010000001 &000000000000001000000010 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000091000.091 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Bartosh, GilGil Bartosh 1974–1976 &000000000000003400000034 &00000000000000060000006 &000000000000002700000027 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000181000.181 &00000000000000030000003 &000000000000001700000017 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000150000.150 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Michael, BillBill Michael 1977–1981 &000000000000004800000048 &00000000000000050000005 &000000000000004300000043 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000104000.104 &00000000000000020000002 &000000000000002500000025 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000074000.074 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Alton, BillyBilly Alton 1981 &00000000000000090000009 &00000000000000010000001 &00000000000000080000008 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000111000.111 &00000000000000010000001 &00000000000000060000006 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000143000.143 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Yung, BillBill Yung 1982–1985 &000000000000004600000046 &00000000000000070000007 &000000000000003900000039 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000152000.152 &00000000000000030000003 &000000000000002800000028 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000097000.097 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Stull, BobBob Stull 1986–1988 &000000000000003600000036 &000000000000002100000021 &000000000000001500000015 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000583000.583 &000000000000001300000013 &000000000000001100000011 &00000000000000000000000 &0000000000000000542000.542 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000010000001 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
David LeeDavid Lee 1989–1993 &000000000000005300000053 &000000000000001100000011 &000000000000004100000041 &00000000000000010000001 &0000000000000000217000.217 &00000000000000050000005 &000000000000002900000029 &00000000000000010000001 &0000000000000000157000.157 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Bailey, CharlieCharlie Bailey 1993–1999 &000000000000007300000073 &000000000000001900000019 &000000000000005300000053 &00000000000000010000001 &0000000000000000267000.267 &000000000000001100000011 &000000000000004000000040 &00000000000000010000001 &0000000000000000221000.221 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Nord, GaryGary Nord 2000–2003 &000000000000004800000048 &000000000000001400000014 &000000000000003400000034 &09999999999999998999999 &0000000000000000292000.292 &000000000000001000000010 &000000000000002200000022 &09999999999999998999999 &0000000000000000313000.313 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000010000001 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000010000001
Price, MikeMike Price 2004–2012 &000000000000008000000080 &000000000000004000000040 &000000000000004500000045 &09999999999999998999999 &0000000000000000471000.471 &000000000000002600000026 &000000000000003000000030 &09999999999999998999999 &0000000000000000464000.464 &00000000000000000000000 &00000000000000030000003 &00000000000000000000000 &09999999999999998999999
Kugler, SeanSean Kugler 2013-

AchievementsEdit

Bowl gamesEdit

Date Bowl W/L Opponent PF PA
January 1, 1937 Sun Bowl L Hardin-Simmons 6 34
January 1, 1949 Sun Bowl L West Virginia 12 21
January 2, 1950 Sun Bowl W Georgetown 33 20
January 1, 1954 Sun Bowl W Southern Miss 37 14
January 1, 1955 Sun Bowl W Florida State 47 20
January 1, 1957 Sun Bowl L George Washington 0 13
December 31, 1965 Sun Bowl W TCU 13 12
December 30, 1967 Sun Bowl W Ole Miss 14 7
December 23, 1988 Independence Bowl L Southern Miss 18 38
December 28, 2000 Humanitarian Bowl L Boise State 23 38
December 29, 2004 Houston Bowl L Colorado 28 33
December 21, 2005 GMAC Bowl L Toledo 13 45
December 18, 2010 New Mexico Bowl L BYU 24 52
Total 13 bowl games 5–8 268 347

Conference championshipsEdit

Year Conference Coach Overall record Conference record
1956 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association Mike Brumbelow 9–2 6–0
2000 Western Athletic Conference Gary Nord 8–4 7–1

Future non-conference opponents Edit

2013 2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 TBA
at Colorado State at New Mexico at Texas at Colorado State at Kansas
at New Mexico State vs Colorado State at New Mexico State
New Mexico vs New Mexico State Texas Tech (Site TBA) vs New Mexico State
at Texas A&M Texas Tech (Site TBA)

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Notes Edit

  1. Overtime rules in college football were introduced in 1996, making ties impossible in the period since.[3]
  2. When computing the win-loss percentage, a tie counts as half a win and half a loss.[4]

ReferencesEdit

  1. "NCAA Sports Sponsorship". NCAA. http://web1.ncaa.org/onlineDir/exec/sponsorship?sortOrder=0&division=1A&sport=MFB. Retrieved February 10, 2010.
  2. "Texas-El Paso Miners". College Football Data Warehouse. http://www.cfbdatawarehouse.com/data/div_ia/conferenceusa/texas_el_paso/index.php. Retrieved February 10, 2010.
  3. Whiteside, Kelly (August 25, 2006). "Overtime system still excites coaches". USA Today. Archived from the original on November 24, 2009. http://www.webcitation.org/5lWmbTL3G. Retrieved February 10, 2010.
  4. Finder, Chuck (September 6, 1987). "Big plays help Paterno to 200th". The New York Times. Archived from the original on October 22, 2009. http://www.webcitation.org/5kiGJtsm4. Retrieved February 10, 2010.
  5. "UTEP Miners Football Schedules and Future Schedules". fbschedules.com. http://www.fbschedules.com/ncaa/conf-usa/utep-miners.php. Retrieved 2012-02-22.

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