2012 UTEP Miners football team

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2012 UTEP Miners football
UTEP Miners wordmark.png
Conference Conference USA
Division West Division
2012 record 3–9 (2–6 C-USA)
Head coach Mike Price (9th year)
Offensive coordinator Aaron Price (1st year)
Defensive coordinator Andre Patterson (3rd year)
Home stadium Sun Bowl Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
UCF xy   7 1         10 4  
East Carolina x   7 1         8 5  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
Memphis   4 4         4 8  
UAB   2 6         3 9  
Southern Miss   0 8         0 12  
West Division
Tulsa xy$   7 1         10 3  
SMU   5 3         7 6  
Rice   4 4         7 6  
Houston   4 4         5 7  
UTEP   2 6         3 9  
Tulane   2 6         2 10  
Championship: Tulsa 33, UCF 27
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

The 2012 UTEP Miners football team represented the University of Texas at El Paso in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by ninth year head coach Mike Price and played their home games at Sun Bowl Stadium. They were a member of the West Division of Conference USA. They finished the season 3–9, 2–6 in C-USA play to finish in a tie for fifth place in the West Division. Head coach Mike Price retired at the end of the season.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 1 8:30 PM No. 4 Oklahoma* Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX FSN L 7–24   40,137
September 8 5:00 PM at Ole Miss* Vaught–Hemingway StadiumOxford, MS SECRN L 10–28   53,133
September 15 6:00 PM New Mexico State* Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX (The Battle of I-10) W 41–28   32,933
September 22 10:00 AM at No. 24 Wisconsin* Camp Randall StadiumMadison, WI ESPN2 L 26–37   79,806
September 29 5:00 PM at East Carolina Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC WITN L 18–28   47,817
October 6 6:00 PM SMU Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX TWCEP L 0–17   34,073
October 11 6:00 PM at Tulsa H. A. Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK FSN L 11–33   18,961
October 20 6:00 PM Tulanedagger Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX W 24–20   23,234
October 27 2:15 PM at Houston Robertson StadiumHouston, TX CSS/CSNH L 35–45   27,433
November 10 6:00 PM UCF Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX FCS L 24–31   25,483
November 17 6:00 PM at Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS CBSSN W 34–33   23,757
November 24 6:00 PM Rice Sun Bowl Stadium • El Paso, TX FCS L 24–33   20,384
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches Poll released prior to game. All times are in Mountain Time.

Game summaries[edit]

Oklahoma[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Sooners 7 0 3 14 24
Miners 7 0 0 0 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2002 OU, 68–0

@ Ole Miss[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 0 0 10 0 10
Rebels 7 14 0 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 1967 UTEP, 14–7

New Mexico State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 0 7 7 14 28
Miners 20 7 7 7 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
52–35–2 2011 UTEP, 16–10

@ Wisconsin[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 6 3 7 10 26
Badgers 2 21 0 14 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

@ East Carolina[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 7 3 0 8 18
Pirates 7 7 7 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2011 UTEP, 22–17

SMU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 3 14 0 0 17
Miners 0 0 0 0 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–11 2011 SMU, 28–17

@ Tulsa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 3 0 0 8 11
Golden Hurricane 3 3 20 7 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–12 2011 TULSA, 57–28

Tulane[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Green Wave 7 10 0 3 20
Miners 7 17 0 0 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–3 2011 UTEP, 44–7

@ Houston[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 0 7 7 21 35
Cougars 14 21 10 0 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–5 2011 HOU, 30–23

UCF[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Knights 7 10 0 14 31
Miners 7 3 0 14 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2011 UCF, 31–14

@ Southern Miss[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 3 17 0 14 34
Golden Eagles 10 7 3 13 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–3 2011 USM, 31–13

Rice[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 3 14 3 13 33
Miners 7 7 7 3 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–9 2011 RICE, 41–37

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