Ryan Brewer, an associate professor of finance at Indiana University-Purdue University Columbus, studied all 130 FBS programs and came up with his annual study of each program's worth in college football this week.
At 5-8 overall, the Miners are coming off losing their first two games in conference play to UTSA, but statistically, UTEP stacks among some of the best--and worst--in the conference through various categories.
Seeking to avenge their first two losses in C-USA play, the Miners (5-8, 0-2 Conference USA) will have their week set on preparing to host North Texas (15-1, 3-0) and Rice (7-9, 2-1) on Thursday and Saturday, respectively.
This year for Rodney Terry and his staff features a long journey of firsts. And tonight will be the first opportunity to see how the Miners stack up in C-USA for the new regimes' inaugural game in the league.
With a 5-6 finish to their non-conference schedule, UTEP head coach Rodney Terry believes his young squad "overachieved" expectations and wants them to understand their worth going into conference play.
Dude. You partied a little hard, or something, during a bowl game and got outed on national tv. You have a couple of options here - either get thicker skin, stop playing sports, or get a sense of humor! Glad you enjoyed your stay in El Paso!