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UTSA looks to finish regular season strong against North Texas

Wide receiver Joshua Cephus jogs onto the field during UTSA's game against Army. Cephus and the offense will need to score early and often if they hope to overcome North Texas.
Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 24, 2020

Following last week’s 23-20 grind-it-out slugfest against Southern Mississippi (2-7), UTSA football is all set for their regular season finale against North Texas. The win over Southern Mississippi vaulted...

‘Runners survive a close one in Mississippi, are now Bowl eligible

Sincere McCormick rushes past every defender on the field and into the end zone in a game against LA Tech earlier this year. McCormick did much of the same after missing last weeks game, and is now UTSA's single season rushing record holder.
Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 23, 2020

UTSA’s game against Southern Mississippi wasn’t expected to be this close. Despite some early struggles, UTSA walked away with a victory over Southern Mississippi by a final score of 23-20. A monster...

Athlete of the Week: Frank Harris

Frank Harris escapes the pocket and looks to pass downfield during UTSA's 52-21 victory over UTEP.
Jazmine Anderson, Contributing Writer November 20, 2020

After facing many difficulties during his UTSA football career, quarterback Frank Harris was determined to get back on the field and show San Antonio just what he is capable of. This past weekend, UTSA...

UTSA travels to Mississippi for its last road game of the regular season

Wide receiver Brennon Dingle returns a kickoff during UTSA's game against Army in early October. Dingle and the rest of the offense hope to put on another show this weekend in Mississippi
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 17, 2020

UTSA dominated the University of Texas at El Paso (UTEP) last Saturday, and their record-breaking 600-yard offensive performance was a sight to behold. It was an incredible victory, but it is now in the...

UTSA puts up 52 points in huge win against UTEP

Quarterback Frank Harris walks over to talk to Head Coach Jeff Traylor during a game against Army. Harris was sensational against the Miners, and its clear that Traylor has managed to light a fire under his offense.
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 16, 2020

UTSA’s homecoming game did not disappoint. The game against UTEP was entertaining from start to finish and featured everything from big play offense to remarkable special teams plays. Quarterback Frank...

Despite COVID complications, UTSA hopes to play UTEP on Saturday

Frank Harris looks to pass against Army earlier this season.  Harris, who has dealt with a knee injury for more then a month, and his backup Jordan Weeks, are a big part of UTSA's dwindling QB depth chart.
Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 10, 2020

This week, as they come off of their first bye week in eight weeks, albeit one that was not planned, UTSA football is tentatively scheduled to take on UTEP in a homecoming matchup at the Alamodome. UTEP...

Traylor shines more light on UTSA’s COVID-19 setback

UTSA's defense huddles up on the sideline during a game against Army in October. The team hopes to return to play on Saturday against UTEP.
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 10, 2020

UTSA football’s routine COVID-19 testing returned positive tests as announced by the athletic department on Friday. This forced UTSA to postpone the game against Rice scheduled for this past Saturday....

‘Runners will meet Rice in Houston, look to avoid falling under .500

Corey Mayfield Jr. and Carl Austin III celebrate a touchdown. Photo by Robin Castro
Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 3, 2020

Coming off their worst offensive performance of the season last week in a 24-3 loss to Florida Atlantic (2-1), the UTSA offense has some soul-searching to do. In a game in which they only tallied 230 yards...

‘Runners disappoint in Florida, fall to 4-4 on the season

The Roadrunners were shut down on offense by the Owls, scoring only three points in a momentum-killing loss. After a 3-0 start, the 'Runners have lost four out of their last five games. Photo by Lindsey Thomas
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 2, 2020

UTSA was unable to rally this weekend after falling behind early to Florida Atlantic in Florida. Rainy conditions made the field of play sloppy and seemed to affect both offenses to a certain extent. The...

The stats show it: UTSA football has improved considerably

Quarterback Frank Harris runs past Stephen F. Austin's defense during the second game of the season. Harris' scrambling ability contributes greatly to UTSA's efficient rushing attack.
Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor October 30, 2020

UTSA football has gotten off to a better start than anyone could’ve realistically expected in Coach Jeff Traylor’s first year. Sporting a 4-3 record on the year with wins over Texas State, Stephen...

Fans remain comfortable at Alamodome despite pandemic

Quarterback Frank Harris looks to throw the ball downfield as the limited attendance crowd behind him cheers the 'Runners on. A crowd of 6114 was in attendance, about half of what the average attendance was last year.
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor October 30, 2020

As UTSA clawed their way back into the game against Louisiana Tech last Saturday night, 6,114 fans cheered them on in the depleted stands. Empty seats lined the Alamodome; the striking changes needed to...

UTSA prepares for the Florida Atlantic Owls

Head Coach Jeff Traylor looks on and prepares to make adjustments during UTSA's game against LA Tech.
Max Aguirre, Sports Editor October 27, 2020

After an exciting 27-26 comeback victory against Louisiana Tech, UTSA will travel to face 1-1 Florida Atlantic, who are coming off a 20-9 loss to Marshall; their game against UTSA will be the third of...

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