UTEP Miners football

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UTEP Miners football
2014 UTEP Miners football team
UTEPMiners.png
First season 1914
Athletic director Bob Stull
Head coach Sean Kugler
2nd year, 2–10  (.167)
Home stadium Sun Bowl Stadium
Year built 1963
Stadium capacity 51,500
Stadium surface AstroPlay
Location El Paso, Texas
Conference C-USA
Division West
Past conferences Independent (1914–1934)
Border Conference (1935–1961)
Independent (1962–1967)
Western Athletic Conference (1968–2004)
All-time record 298–473–18 (.389)
Postseason bowl record 5–8 (.385)
Conference titles 2
Colors

Orange and Blue

          
Fight song Miners Fight
Mascot Paydirt Pete
Website utepathletics.cstv.com

The UTEP Miners football program is a college football team that represents the University of Texas at El Paso. With a history dating back to 1914, UTEP currently competes in the NCAA Football Bowl Subdivision[1] as a member of Conference USA (C-USA), in the West Division. UTEP currently plays their home games at the Sun Bowl Stadium, located on the campus in El Paso, Texas. Sean Kugler will be coaching the Miners for his second season in 2014. .[2]

Head coaching history[edit]

Name Term GC OW OL OT O% CW CL CT C% PW PL PT CCs
Tommy DwyerTommy Dwyer 1914–1917
1919
22 9 12 1 .432 0 0 0
Van Surdam, HarryHarry Van Surdam 1920 6 2 4 0 .333 0 0 0
Holiday, ThomasThomas Holiday 1921 5 0 5 0 .000 0 0 0
Vowell, JackJack Vowell 1922–1923 16 8 8 0 .500 0 0 0
Powell, George B.George B. Powell 1924–1926 20 11 7 2 .600 0 0 0
Stewart, E. J.E. J. Stewart 1927–1928 14 5 6 3 .464 0 0 0
Saxon, MackMack Saxon 1929–1941 118 66 43 9 .597 16 14 3 .530 0 1 0
Milner, WalterWalter Milner 1942 9 5 4 0 .555 4 3 0 .571 0 0 0
Curtice, JackJack Curtice 1946–1949 40 24 13 3 .638 12 10 2 .542 1 1 0
Brumbelow, MikeMike Brumbelow 1950–1956 73 46 24 3 .651 27 15 2 .636 2 1 0 1
Ben CollinsBen Collins 1957–1961 48 18 29 1 .385 9 15 0 .375 0 0 0
Phillips, BumBum Phillips 1962 9 4 5 0 .444 0 0 0
Harper, WarrenWarren Harper 1963–1964 20 3 15 2 .200 0 0 0
Dobbs, BobbyBobby Dobbs 1965–1972 78 41 35 2 .524 10 20 0 .333 2 0 0
Hudspeth, TommyTommy Hudspeth 1972–1973 15 1 14 0 .066 1 10 0 .091 0 0 0
Bartosh, GilGil Bartosh 1974–1976 34 6 27 0 .181 3 17 0 .150 0 0 0
Michael, BillBill Michael 1977–1981 48 5 43 0 .104 2 25 0 .074 0 0 0
Alton, BillyBilly Alton 1981 9 1 8 0 .111 1 6 0 .143 0 0 0
Yung, BillBill Yung 1982–1985 46 7 39 0 .152 3 28 0 .097 0 0 0
Stull, BobBob Stull 1986–1988 36 21 15 0 .583 13 11 0 .542 0 1 0
David LeeDavid Lee 1989–1993 53 11 41 1 .217 5 29 1 .157 0 0 0
Bailey, CharlieCharlie Bailey 1993–1999 73 19 53 1 .267 11 40 1 .221 0 0 0
Nord, GaryGary Nord 2000–2003 48 14 34 .292 10 22 .313 0 1 0 1
Price, MikeMike Price 2004–2012 80 40 45 .471 26 30 .464 0 3 0
Kugler, SeanSean Kugler 2013- 12 2 10 .167 1 7 .125

Achievements[edit]

Bowl games[edit]

Date Bowl W/L Opponent PF PA
January 1, 1937 Sun Bowl L Hardin-Simmons 6 34
January 1, 1949 Sun Bowl L West Virginia 12 21
January 2, 1950 Sun Bowl W Georgetown 33 20
January 1, 1954 Sun Bowl W Southern Miss 37 14
January 1, 1955 Sun Bowl W Florida State 47 20
January 1, 1957 Sun Bowl L George Washington 0 13
December 31, 1965 Sun Bowl W TCU 13 12
December 30, 1967 Sun Bowl W Ole Miss 14 7
December 23, 1988 Independence Bowl L Southern Miss 18 38
December 28, 2000 Humanitarian Bowl L Boise State 23 38
December 29, 2004 Houston Bowl L Colorado 28 33
December 21, 2005 GMAC Bowl L Toledo 13 45
December 18, 2010 New Mexico Bowl L BYU 24 52
Total 13 bowl games 5–8 268 347

Conference championships[edit]

Year Conference Coach Overall record Conference record
1956 Border Intercollegiate Athletic Association Mike Brumbelow 9–2 6–0
2000 Western Athletic Conference Gary Nord 8–4 7–1

All-time record vs. CUSA teams[edit]

Official record (including any NCAA imposed vacates and forfeits) against all current CUSA opponents as of the start of the 2014 season:

Opponent Won Lost Tied Percentage Streak First Last
Charlotte (joining in 2015) 0 0 0 - - -
Florida Atlantic 0 0 0 - - -
FIU 1 0 0 1.000 Won 1 2013 2013
Louisiana Tech 2 7 1 .250 Lost 1 1939 2013
Marshall 2 2 0 .500 Lost 1 2005 2010
Middle Tennessee 0 1 0 .000 Lost 1 2013 2013
North Texas 5 14 3 .295 Lost 1 1951 2013
Old Dominion 0 0 0 - - -
Rice 6 11 0 .353 Lost 3 1996 2013
Southern Miss 3 3 0 .500 Won 1 1954 2012
UAB 1 3 0 .250 Lost 2 2005 2010
UTSA 0 1 0 .000 Lost 1 2013 2013
Western Kentucky 0 0 0 - - -
Totals 20 42 4 .333

Future non-conference opponents[edit]

2014 2015 2016 2017 2018 2019 2020 2021 2022 TBA
at New Mexico at Arkansas at Texas at Oklahoma at Colorado State at Oklahoma at Kansas
vs Texas Tech at Texas Tech vs New Mexico State vs Arizona at Arizona
vs New Mexico State at New Mexico State at New Mexico State
at Kansas State vs Incarnate Word

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Notes[edit]

  1. ^ Overtime rules in college football were introduced in 1996, making ties impossible in the period since.[3]
  2. ^ When computing the win-loss percentage, a tie counts as half a win and half a loss.[4]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "NCAA Sports Sponsorship". NCAA. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 
  2. ^ "Texas-El Paso Miners". College Football Data Warehouse. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 
  3. ^ Whiteside, Kelly (August 25, 2006). "Overtime system still excites coaches". USA Today. Archived from the original on November 24, 2009. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 
  4. ^ Finder, Chuck (September 6, 1987). "Big plays help Paterno to 200th". The New York Times. Archived from the original on October 22, 2009. Retrieved February 10, 2010. 
  5. ^ "UTEP Miners Football Schedules and Future Schedules". fbschedules.com. Retrieved 2014-05-23.