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Miners Fall Just Short of Upsetting North Texas, 27-24
Under the Dana Dimel regime, the word “improve” gets tossed loosely around press conferences, postgame practices and pretty much anytime you need a positive adjective to describe the UTEP football team on a weekly basis.
Not once has the team showed quite of an improvemen…
Watch Aaron Jones, UTEP Blow Up North Texas
It took just 16 carries for El Paso native Aaron Jones to earn 177 yards, becoming the first Miners RB to break 1,000 yards in a season since Donald Buckram in 2009.
More significantly, it took Sean Kugler just 22 games to get his alma mater bowl-eligible for the first time since 2010.
The highlights …
It’s Official: Old Dominion to Join C-USA in 2013
On July 1, 2013 the Old Dominion Monarchs will leave the Colonial Athletic Association for Conference USA.  The Monarchs, who restarted their football program three seasons ago, will compete at the FBS level starting in 2015.
Old Dominion becomes the second school to leave the CAA this week...
UTSA Roadrunners (Possibly More) Hope to Join C-USA in 2013
The UTEP Miners might be getting a new rival(s) in the near future.  UTSA has decided it want to be a player in college athletics.
They started playing D-I football (FCS) in 2011, and were on the fast track to join the WAC.  That move was scheduled for July 1st, 2012...