Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

Independent Student Newspaper for the University of Texas at San Antonio

The Paisano

The UTSA defense celebrates after recording a tackle for loss in the second quarter. The UTSA defense held Lamars offense to 122 yards, securing them the first shutout in school history. Seva Hester/The Paisano

UTSA rolls to blowout 54-0 victory in home opener over Lamar

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor September 14, 2021

The UTSA Roadrunners (2-0), returned to the Alamodome for their home opener a week after pulling off the upset victory on the road over the University of Illinois (1-2), taking on the Lamar University...

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Paisano Sports mock drafts the top 10 picks of the NFL draft

Ryder Martin, Ryan Garza, and Eddie Sanchez April 27, 2021

 1. Jacksonville Jaguars Ryder: Trevor Lawrence QB Clemson University A no-brainer selection for the Jaguars, Lawrence is widely viewed as the best quarterback prospect since Andrew Luck. Lawrence...

Leroy Watson takes part in a receiving drill during spring practice. Watson is one of 12 returning super seniors for UTSA and is coming off a season where he caught 14 passes for 176 yards.

UTSA Football Spring Practice commences

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer April 20, 2021

On March 29, UTSA football hit the practice fields once again for early preparation for the upcoming season. Every member was excited and anxious for a fresh start. With returning “super” seniors,...

B.J. Daniels surveys the field during a game against Army last year. Daniels will exercise his extra year of eligibility and return to the ‘Runners after rushing for 129 yards last season.

12 football seniors return for additional season

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be an extra year of eligibility for fall student athletes. Typically, a student athlete would have five years to play four years of their selected sport. While...

Jeff Traylor on the day he was announced as the new head football coach of UTSA. UTSA has secured their highest rated class ever and the #1 ranked class in C-USA in just Traylors first full season of recruitment.

UTSA secures #1 recruiting class in C-USA on national signing day

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor February 5, 2021

On Wednesday, Feb. 3, UTSA football announced their 2021 recruiting class on National Signing Day. The 2021 class is composed of 22 players, including the honorary signing of the younger brother of current...

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A Super Bowl classic to remember, will Brady pass the torch?

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

This upcoming Sunday, prepare yourself for a Super Bowl to remember, the Kansas City Chiefs will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their own backyard! That is correct; the Buccaneers will be the first...

Sincere McCormick breaks away for a long touchdown run against North Texas on November 28th. McCormick would set the single game rushing record for UTSA in the win with 251 yards on the ground.

UTSA Football’s first year in the Jeff Traylor era: A resounding success

Eddie Sanchez, Contributing Writer January 22, 2021

After the head coaching hire of Jeff Traylor on Dec. 9, UTSA football declared their 3rd head coach ever would change the direction of the program going forward.  He did not disappoint as he guided...

Wide receiver Joshua Cephus jogs onto the field during UTSAs game against Army. Cephus and the offense will need to score early and often if they hope to overcome North Texas.

UTSA looks to finish regular season strong against 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...

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 UTSAs single season rushing record holder.

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

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...

Frank Harris escapes the pocket and looks to pass downfield during UTSAs 52-21 victory over UTEP.

Athlete of the Week: Frank Harris

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...

Wide receiver Brennon Dingle returns a kickoff during UTSAs game against Army in early October. Dingle and the rest of the offense hope to put on another show this weekend in Mississippi

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

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...

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.

UTSA puts up 52 points in huge win against UTEP

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...

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