According to the NCAA redshirt rule, players are allowed to compete in four games without burning their redshirt. Now that the Miners head toward the final games of the season, some of the redshirt newcomers are starting to see the field.
But in a tale of two halves, Charlotte ripped out the Miners' hopes at snapping their losing streak by putting up 297 yards of offense in the second half, scoring 21 unanswered points to beat UTEP 28-21 in a come-from-behind victory.
In the second season of a complete program rebuild, Dimel made it clear that the team will preserve a number of players as redshirts this season. Per the NCAA redshirt rules, players are allowed to play in four games without losing a season of eligibility.