MI's Chris Avila spoke directly with Andre Patterson and UTEP's defensive coordinator confirmed that it would take a job offer that is a "tremendous opportunity" to get him to consider not coaching his son in El Paso next year.
I have no idea when UTEP launched this site, but it's a great way to learn about the '66 team. Hat tip to Chris Avila who wrote a heck of a piece on the way UTEP currently honors the '66 team, without which, I might never have stumbled upon this site. Avila thinks it's time to construct an on-campus museum, or at the very least, an elaborate display kiosk, to honor the team. This website, is a good start.
In The Dig: Happy Cinco de Mayo Edition.You're Best C-USA & UTEP Round-up. James Dickey and Tom Herrion sign their first recruits; Ray Sanchez calls out UTEP spring optimism, and Donnie Jones has some money issues.
UTEP's second spring scrimmage was a costly one, Tony Barbee's assistants have found work, and the Houston Cougar's have a backup plan if Case Keenum goes down. That and more in the Dig: Your best daily C-USA Roundup.