It's UTEP football game week, as the unusual season gets ready to kick off this weekend. The Miners will host Stephen F. Austin in their home opener on Saturday, Sept. 5 and kickstart their 12-game season.
After the athletic department gave the full details on the COVID-19 protocols for football game days on Wednesday, UTEP announced plans to release single-game tickets and parking passes for all home games on Monday, Aug. 31.
Almost a week after UTEP President Heather Wilson revealed the UTEP football game day guidelines, the athletic department formally announced the COVID-19 protocols for the upcoming season, which kicks off next Saturday, Sept.5 against Stephen F. Austin in the Sun Bowl.
Just a little more than two weeks away until the Miners promptly kick off the 2020 fall football season, as the program announced on Friday two new additions to their home schedule from the Southland Conference (FCS) in Stephen F. Austin and Abilene Christian.
UTEP President Heather Wilson announced updates to the Miner football game day plans for the upcoming season amid the pandemic on Thursday, including limiting stadium attendance to 18 percent capacity.