Wednesday the UTEP Football team held a scrimmage for the scout team members, and Bret Bloomquist from the the El Paso Times gives us a report. Interesting that red-shirting freshman quarterback Ryan Metz made some highlights at receiver. Athletic kid.
Another UTEP football story from Bloomquist gives some insight to the 2015 schedule in his notebook from Wednesday.
Its looking like UTEP will only get five home games, and open up on the road for their first three games next season with trips to Arkansas, Texas Tech and New Mexico State slated.
Another good link is the convo about this subject on Miner Illustrated, some season ticket holders aren't too pleased as UTEP will have only five home games in two out of the last three seasons
Interviews from 10/14 via UTEP Athletics
The most intriguing was the talk of a C-USA opening day event at a neutral site. How does an A-10 vs C-USA opening day challenge sound?
The interview was apart of C-USA Basketball media media day, a lot of people had good things to say about UTEP.
Interviews from 10/14 practice via UTEP Athletics
Harper and Heard were great today at CUSA Media Days but also some pleasant surprises from UTEP's Tim Floyd and Joye Lee McNelis.— Josh Holland (@NotJoshin) October 15, 2014
Quote of the day, UTEP's Tim Floyd said he loves media days because coaches come together and lie about how bad their teams will be.— extrapointwku (@extrapointwku) October 15, 2014
#cusa exploring opening15-16 season with 1 day event involving all 14 teams at a campus site. coaches debating whether it would be conf game— Ed Miller (@edmillervp) October 15, 2014
"Something that might create interest when everybody else is thinking football." UTEP coach Tim Floyd said.— Ed Miller (@edmillervp) October 15, 2014
UTEP has a very good chance to make the Big Dance this season.Good schedule,excellent frontcourt,terrific coach.Point guard play is the key.— Pete Gillen (@Gillenhoops) October 16, 2014
The Arizona Wildcats are loaded and they could make their first Final Four since 2001.But they have a dangerous game at UTEP on Dec.19th— Pete Gillen (@Gillenhoops) October 16, 2014
Vince Hunter,6ft. 8in. Soph,from UTEP had a great summer.He played very well at LeBron James Skills Camp & other Skills Camps.Future Star.— Pete Gillen (@Gillenhoops) October 16, 2014
Conference USA has some excellent teams under national radar.LA Tech, UTEP,Charlotte,Old Dominion Middle Tenn. W Ky— Pete Gillen (@Gillenhoops) October 16, 2014
How about a #PicksUp to Pete Gillen for the love, and the four coaches who gave UTEP some votes in the USA Today Coaches Poll.
Another good read from the El Paso Times, this time Bill Knight profiles UTEP senior Taylar O'Hayre. The Miners are 9-5-2 overall and 3-2-1 in conference play host UTSA Sunday at 1:00 p.m. M.T.
They have held 13 opponents to one goal or less, Haskins defensive principles on the pitch?
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