2010 UTEP Miners football team

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2010 UTEP Miners football
UTEP Miners wordmark.png
New Mexico Bowl, L 24–52 vs. BYU
Conference Conference USA
Division West
2010 record 6–7 (3–5 C-USA)
Head coach Mike Price (7th year)
Offensive coordinator Bob Connelly (3rd year)
Defensive coordinator Andre Patterson (1st year)
Home stadium Sun Bowl Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
Seasons
← 2009
2011 →
2010 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
#21 UCF x$   7 1         11 3  
East Carolina   5 3         6 7  
Southern Miss   5 3         8 5  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
UAB   3 5         4 8  
Memphis   0 8         1 11  
West Division
SMU xy   6 2         7 7  
#24 Tulsa x   6 2         10 3  
Houston   4 4         5 7  
UTEP   3 5         6 7  
Rice   3 5         4 8  
Tulane   2 6         4 8  
Championship: UCF 17, SMU 7
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 UTEP Miners football team represented the University of Texas at El Paso in the 2010 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team's head coach was Mike Price, who served his seventh season at the post. The Miners played their home games at the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas and were members of Conference USA in the West Division. The Miners finished the regular season 6–6, 3–5 in C-USA play, and were invited to the New Mexico Bowl versus BYU. While UTEP lost the matchup, 52–24, the Miners improved upon their 4–8 record from the previous season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 7:05 PM Arkansas Pine Bluff* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX W 31–10   30,029[1]
September 10 8:15 PM at Houston Robertson StadiumHouston, TX ESPN L 24–54   32,119[2]
September 18 7:05 PM New Mexico State* Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX (The Battle of I-10) W 42–10   39,214[3]
September 25 7:05 PM Memphis Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX W 16–13   29,765[4]
October 2 4:00 PM at New Mexico* University StadiumAlbuquerque, NM W 38–20   22,511[5]
October 9 7:05 PM Rice Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX W 44–24   28,955[6]
October 16 2:00 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL L 6–21   11,756[7]
October 23 7:05 PM Tulane Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX L 24–34   25,007[8]
October 30 1:00 PM at Marshall Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV L 12–16   24,740[9]
November 6 7:05 PM SMU Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX W 28–14   23,127[10]
November 13 6:00 PM at No. 14 Arkansas* Donald W. Reynolds Razorback StadiumFayetteville, AR ESPNU L 21–58   67,330[11]
November 20 12:00 PM at Tulsa H.A. Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK L 28–31   16,547[12]
December 18 12:00 PM vs. BYU* University Stadium • Albuquerque, NM (New Mexico Bowl) ESPN L 24–52   32,424[13]
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game. All times are in Mountain Time.

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Arkansas-Pine Bluff Golden Lions vs. UTEP Miners Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 11, 2010. 
  2. ^ "UTEP Miners vs. Houston Cougar Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on September 23, 2010. Retrieved September 11, 2010. 
  3. ^ "New Mexico State Aggies vs. UTEP Miners Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved September 19, 2010. 
  4. ^ "Memphis Tigers vs. UTEP Miners Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  5. ^ "UTEP Miners vs. New Mexico Lobos Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  6. ^ "Rice Owls vs. UTEP Miners Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  7. ^ "UTEP Miners vs. UAB Blazers Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  8. ^ "Tulane Green Wave vs. UTEP Miners Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  9. ^ "UTEP Miners vs. Marshall Thundering Herd Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  10. ^ "Southern Methodist Mustangs vs. UTEP Miners Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on November 18, 2010. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  11. ^ "UTEP Miners vs. Arkansas Razorbacks Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on December 3, 2010. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  12. ^ "UTEP Miners vs. Tulsa Golden Hurricane Box Score". ESPN.com. Archived from the original on December 3, 2010. Retrieved December 18, 2010. 
  13. ^ "Brigham Young Cougars vs. UTEP Miners Box Score". ESPN.com. Retrieved December 18, 2010.