The University of Texas at El Paso Miners football program has one of the deepest histories in the Southwest. 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.