UTEP head coach Sean Kugler has started to fill the positions on his coaching staff and on Tuesday, two of the new coaches stopped by SportsTalk.

Offensive Coordinator Patrick Higgins was up first and then, Defensive Coordinator Jeff Choate followed to field questions from Steve and let Miner fans get to know them.

"Over the last nine, ten years,  my philosophies have changed. My attitude has changed. The way I coach things have changed. So yes, I am coming back here a completely different coach."- Patrick Higgins UTEP Offensive Coordinator



"The most important recruiting job I have are the young men in the program right now, because they are the ones that are going to win for us next fall." - Jeff Choate UTEP Defensive Coordinator