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UTEP at Tulsa Gameday Reading Material

Here's some reading material for tonight's Conference USA matchup between UTEP and Tulsa in Tulsa, Oklahoma.

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Its been a short week for us Miner fans, and its thrown our routine off a bit, but still, he we are with some gameday reading material for tonight's game at Tulsa. Check it out, and don't forget that kickoff is slated for 6:00 p.m. MT on Fox Sports.

Texas-El Paso (1-5) at Tulsa (5-1) (ET) | College Football | Bradenton Herald
The Tulsa Golden Hurricane look to keep their perfect league record intact as they host the Texas-El Paso Miners at H.A. Chapman Stadium for a Conference USA showdown. The Miners will be attempting to end a three-game losing streak in this one. UTEP was shutout, 17-0, by SMU last week as its offense was completely halted by the Mustangs. The program has not been 1-5 since 2002.

UTEP football coach Mike Price: Season salvageable for Miners; Tulsa up next - El Paso Times
Coach Mike Price feels that he is at his best when thingsare at their worst, when the adversity is stacked high and the lowest point arrives. Well, it's here now. His team is 1-5, an all-time worst in his nine-year era, getting ready to play at 5-1 Tulsa on Thursday as a two-touchdown underdog. The Miner offense is in disarray behind struggling quarterbacks, currently putting up a Price-era low 17 points per game that ranks 113th nationally out of 120 teams.

TU will be challenged by UTEP - Tulsa Tulsa Golden Hurricane |
It’s OU-Texas week. But another pair of teams from the Sooner and Lone Star states hook up Thursday night in Tulsa, two nights before the Sooners and Longhorns square off in their annual clash in Dallas. That game would be between Tulsa and UTEP, who are scheduled to kick off at 7 p.m. central time at Skelly Field at H.A. Chapman Stadium. The game will be telecasted by FOX Sports Southwest.

John Klein: Tulsa can have special year with complete play | Tulsa World
The Golden Hurricane opens the second half of the season on Thursday night at Chapman Stadium against UTEP. It should be a sixth straight victory. Should be are the key words. If winning is everything then Tulsa has been perfect since opening the season with a disappointing loss at Iowa State.

UTEP's Price focused on fixing this season, wants to return next season | News - Home
A 17-0 loss to SMU on Saturday gave UTEP its fifth loss in six games this season and caused the questions to grow more pointed at "Mondays with Mike," the regular weekly news conference with UTEP coach Mike Price. Although Price tried to make light of the situation, it's evident with no contract for next year that his future at UTEP is on the line. After two consecutive winning seasons and bowl games in his first couple of years at UTEP, Price has suffered through six consecutive losing seasons.

Tulsa offense playing with new run-heavy identity | Tulsa World
In 2007, the Golden Hurricane averaged 371 passing yards and completed 60 percent of its pass attempts. In 2008, TU averaged 302 passing yards with a 64 percent success rate. In 2012, this is Tulsa's offensive identity: The Hurricane is averaging more rushing yards (246) than passing yards (212).

Miners off to worst start under Price - Sports - The Prospector - University of Texas at El Paso
The Miners’ offensive woes continued as the Southern Methodist University Mustangs shutout UTEP, 17-0 on Oct. 6 at the Sun Bowl. The 1-5 record is the worst start under head coach Mike Price. It is also the first time since 2002 that the Miners start with that mark. Senior quarterback Nick Lamaison threw two more interceptions in the first half that aided the Mustangs in the win.