The University of Texas at El Paso Miners football program has one of the deepest histories in the Southwest. The Miners first fielded a football team in 1914, and have won over 290 games since. The Miners have also played in 13 bowl games and won 2 conference titles in their history. UTEP competes in Conference USA, against some of the best competition in the South, Southeast, and Southwest. Game days at Sun Bowl Stadium start early with students and fans arriving clad in Miner Orange. The tailgating at Miners Alley is some of the most fun in Conference USA and the atmosphere jumps from excited to electric when the band marches through the tailgate on its way to the stadium. Be prepared to stand, clap, and sing ‘Miners Fight,’ early and often. Score with TicketCity - the place to go for UTEP Miners football tickets.
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2017 Miners Season Preview
The UTEP Miners have been one of the most consistently talented teams in C-USA over the last 5 years. But UTEP comes into 2015 with a bit of uncertainty at many of their most crucial positions. Gone is star quarterback Jameill Showers who led the team with 16 total touchdowns a season ago. The Miners will turn to Mack Leftwich to lead the program and the talented sophomore looks up to the task. Expect last season’s rushing leader for the Miners Aaron Jones to be the focal point of what should be a deadly UTEP rushing attack. The young Miners team will not have long to adjust to their new roles, traveling to Arkansas and Texas Tech in the season’s first two games. Top games on the UTEP Miners 2015 football schedule are in El Paso against Incarnate Word, UTSA, and Rice.
UTEP Miners Football at Sun Bowl Stadium Address: 2701 Sun Bowl Dr, El Paso, Texas, 79902
The UTEP Miners football team plays their home games at Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas. Sun Bowl Stadium was first opened in 1963 and can seat over 50,000 fans. The stadium also serves as the site for the annual Sun Bowl game and the Texas vs. The Nation college all star game. Sun Bowl Stadium is one of the largest college stadiums in the Southwest and UTEP is known for having one of the loudest and rowdiest student sections in C-USA. The UTEP Miners home bench is on the Sun Bowl Stadium sideline with sections 18-26. Sun Bowl Stadium parking information is covered in our Miners event guide.
UTEP vs. New Mexico State
In 1914, UTEP (then Texas College of the Mines), faced off against New Mexico State (then New Mexico A&M), in it’s first ever football game. A century later this rivalry has been played almost 100 times and is known as The Battle of I-10. The matchup is one of the few in the country to have two traveling trophies, the Silver Spade, and the Mayor’s Cup. The rivalry is currently as competitive as it has been in its history with the home team winning almost 60% of the time.
UTEP vs. UTSA
Satirically known as the “New” Battle of I-10, this is one of newest matchups in all of college football. Although UTSA has only had a football program since 2011, the proximity and similar size of these two schools makes this matchup a prime target to turn into great rivalry. Both schools are members of C-USA’s West Division, and they compete for recruits, students, fans, division, and conference championships. If there was one new C-USA matchup to keep an eye on in the next decade, this might be it.
UTEP Miners Event Guide
How can I buy cheap UTEP Miners tickets?
TicketCity offers a big selection of UTEP Miners football tickets which include some of the lowest priced seats on the market. UTEP tickets fluctuate based on demand and opponent. Marquee Conference USA opponents like Rice, Southern Miss, and Marshall can drive up home game prices. While cheap tickets are more plentiful for unranked, non-conference opponents. Those early season games may offer the best opportunity to purchase UTEP tickets near face value.
Where can I find the 2017-2018 UTEP Miners football schedule?
The Miners 2017-2018 football schedule is listed as soon as it is announced by C-USA. UTEP plays in the Conference USA’s West Division, which means games against Louisiana Tech, UNT, Rice, Southern Miss, and UTSA. Game times are announced by C-USA as soon as the TV schedule is set. UTEP’s home opener is typically one of the most popular games. They also compete with New Mexico State in the Battle of I-10. If you are looking for Miners news or scores, then visit our partners at CBS Sports. They are also a good source for the official UTEP Miners team roster.
Can I buy UTEP Miners football season tickets?
UTEP Miners season tickets are available to buy until kickoff of their home opener. Check our listings above or call us if you would like to purchase UTEP football season tickets. Let us know if you want a particular section at Sun Bowl Stadium.
What is the best UTEP rivalry game during the season?
Without question the biggest game on UTEP’s schedule every year is with New Mexico State. The Battle of I-10 is one of the biggest and most talked about rivalries in the Southwest. The close proximity of the schools to each other gives fans the ability to travel to away games. With a mixture of fans, game days in both El Paso and Las Cruces are electric, and a must attend for any Miners fan.
What is the best gameday tradition at a Miners home game?
There are a few great traditions at UTEP home games, but one that really stands out is the Miners Alley tailgating. Students, faculty, local venders, and fans set up shop in the alleyway between the book store and the parking lot to have a massive family friendly tailgate. There is music, food, prizes, and other entertainment. One of the best tailgating experiences in all of C-USA, Miners Alley is a must experience for UTEP fans.