2014 UTEP Miners Football Schedule
If you're looking for some electrifying college football, you're in the right
spot as the Miners look to put together another season loaded with memorable moments and highlight-reel action. We know it's
tempting to just stay at home and follow the Miners, but it's a completely different experience to actually be there when
the game is on the line and the Miners are digging in looking to put the final touches on a big win that will have everyone
buzzing around campus. The Miners have their sights set on the top of the Conference USA standings, and they seemed determined
to reach the pinnacle of their conference this year thanks to another team that has plenty of talent on both sides of the
It's never easy in C-USA, but the Miners definitely aren't going to go quietly this season. One look at the schedule
and you'll know that they're in for a dogfight too, as prominent home games include UTEP-Texas Tech (Sept. 6), Southern Miss
(Nov. 1) and Middle Tennessee (Nov. 29), but that's just to name the tip of the iceberg. The road matchups will also generate
plenty of fanfare, as Miners' fans are known to travel so they can show their support for their favorite team as the Miners
look to reach their potential this season. Once you're there in the middle of a big game that could go either way, you definitely
will be glad that you're not still sitting at home wondering what the atmosphere of the stadium is like.
Miners Football Team Info
The Miners duke it out every year as part of the West Division of Conference-USA, along with
East Carolina, Tulsa, Rice, Tulane and a few other prominent programs as well. But even though the competition is steep, this
definitely isn't the type of team that is going to back down to a challenge, providing plenty of reasons to put down the remote
and head out to make sure that you don't miss a snap of the action. Over the years, UTEP has become a major staple of the
El Paso sports scene, which is saying something because Texas is often considered the epicenter of football country. Come
game time, Sun Bowl Stadium is sure to be absolutely hopping as the Miners look to put it together and deliver another exciting
season of football.
NCAA Football Experience
No matter how many different ways there are to follow the
action, there still only one way to get the full experience, and it's definitely not sitting in your dorm room pretending
to leaf through that economics textbook. With college football, we're talking one of the best spectator sports in the entire
world, as there is something extra special about a sport when it's only university pride on the line. Though there are lots
of different ways to see a spectator sport these days, there is still no duplicating the experience you'll have from the stands
alongside thousands of your fellow fans. When you're watching the action unfold before your very eyes, you'll see for yourself
that there is no duplicating the experience anywhere else no matter how hard you try.
UTEP Miners Football History
University of Texas at El Paso Miners have been making an impact on the college football world for generations. The team's
history dates back to 1914, and since that time the Miners have had many memorable seasons that have helped turn them into
an iconic part of the El Paso entertainment scene. Some of their best seasons have resulted in an invite to some of the top
bowl games in college football, and a new winning season always seems to be right around the corner. With their mascot Paydirt
Pete getting the crowd going as the Miners head into their second century of action, you'll see for yourself that it just
doesn't get any better than this.
UTEP Football Trivia
Did you know who UTEP beat for their first bowl
The answer is Georgetown, who the Miners beat 33-20 in the 1950 Sun Bowl to give the program its first
win, breaking a two-game Sun Bowl losing streak and putting them on a winning stretch that saw the Miners win five out of
six Sun Bowl appearances.
UTEP Miners Football Fans
The UTEP Miners play all of their home games at Sun
Bowl Stadium, a fantastic venue that can hold 51,000 fans and has been a part of the UTEP tradition since the early 1960s.
It is also the site of the annual Hyundai Sun Bowl, which draws crowds in the tens of thousands and is one of the top college
bowl games in the area. If you head out to see the Miners in action this season, you can count on there being an unbelievable
electricity that might even have you kicking yourself for not coming out to see the Miners sooner. As UTEP takes aim at all
the top teams in Conference USA, fans are in for another season sure to be loaded with twists, turns and moments that will
have them out of their seats in no time.