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UTSA Fires Head Coach Frank Wilson

Frank Wilson addresses the media. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Ryan Garza

December 2, 2019

Frank Wilson has been fired as head football coach after four seasons with the Roadrunners. UTSA Vice President for Intercollegiate Athletics Dr. Lisa Campos announced on Sunday Dec. 1.  “I want to thank Coach Wilson for his efforts on behalf of the football program and the university, and for ...

Looking towards the Owls

Joshua Cephus runs the ball away from a Golden Eagle defensive player. Photo by Ethan Gullett

Ryder Martin

November 20, 2019

Following a 36-17 loss last week to Southern Mississippi’s Golden Eagles (7-3), the UTSA Roadrunners saw their record fall to 4-6 for the year. Next week, they will turn their attention to the Florida Atlantic University (FAU) Owls (7-3) for their last home game of the season. This will only be the...

Looking Forward to the Golden Eagles

Lowell Narcisse runs the ball against the Rice Owls. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Ryder Martin

November 13, 2019

Fresh off a comeback, 24-23, victory last week against Old Dominion University (ODU) (1-9), UTSA football improved to 4-5. After a slow start on offense, the Roadrunners scored two fourth-quarter touchdowns and secured their victory with a strip sack by the defense. The ‘Runners are now turning their...

UTSA Looks to Bounce Back Against Old Dominion

Photo by Emma Reeves

Ryder Martin

November 6, 2019

Coming off a 45-14 defeat in College Station to Texas A&M (6-3), UTSA football saw their record fall to 3-5 for the 2019 season. The Roadrunners will look to bounce back as they visit Norfolk, Virginia, to take on the Old Dominion Monarchs (1-8). This will be the third all-time meeting between ...

Looking Forward: TAMU

Nick Locken energizes the crowd at the start of the fourth quarter. Photo by Ethan Gullet

Lindsey Mione

October 30, 2019

The Roadrunner football team (3-4) will make their way to College Station, Texas on Nov. 2 at 11 a.m. to play against the Texas A&M Aggies (5-3). The last time these two faced off was back in 2016 when backup quarterback Jared Johnson threw for nearly 200 yards in a 10-23 loss against the No. ...

Homecoming football showdown

Brendan Bennett dives with the ball for a first down. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Ryder Martin

October 16, 2019

Fresh off a 33-14 defeat to the University of Alabama at Birmingham (UAB) (5-1) last week, the UTSA football team saw their record fall to 2-4 at the halfway point of the season. The ‘Runners now look to get back on track during Homecoming Week against the Rice Owls (0-6) who are still seeking their f...

Blazers scrape past ‘Runners

Blazers scrape past 'Runners

Max Aguirre

October 14, 2019

The Roadrunners (2-4, 1-2) took on the 4-1 Alabama at Birmingham Blazers (5-1, 2-1) in their sixth game of the season. During the first quarter, the ‘Runners struggled to put together any momentum. The ‘Runners relied on their defense to come up with a crucial stop near their goal line after the ‘R...

Roadrunners ousted by the Black Knights

Roadrunners ousted by the Black Knights

Ryan Garza

September 15, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunners faced the Army West Point Black Knights in the second home game of the season for the ‘Runners. The Black Knights would walk away from the game victorious, 31-13. The ‘Runners posted 260 total offensive yards while allowing Army to post 358 yards. “We game planning knew w...

Wilson reflects on Waco loss

Roadrunners sing the Alma Mater post-game.

Emma Reeves

September 11, 2019

The trip to Waco Saturday, Sept. 7, brought a substantial loss to the UTSA Roadrunner football team (1-1) in their game against the Baylor Bears. This weekend marked the third meeting of the two teams, and until this game, both teams had only one victory over the other. Baylor now leads 2-1 in th...

UTSA Football in jeopardy?

UTSA Football helmet

Jose Bouquett

September 11, 2019

Nine years into UTSA football’s (1-1) history, it’s time to take stock of where they are. Through two games this year, most UTSA fans would say the Roadrunners have won the games that they are supposed to win. UTSA will never be able to compete with Big 12 schools every year. Beating Baylor in...

Roadrunners sic’d by the Bears

Sincere McCormick and Dominic Pastucci celebrating a touchdown.

Ryan Garza

September 8, 2019

The Roadrunners hit the road to Waco, Texas, for their first away game of the season against the University of Baylor Bears. The last time these two teams faced off was in the Alamodome with the Bears walking away victorious 37-20. In this third meeting between the two schools, the Bears would get ...

White team dominates spring game

Kirk Johnson Jr. runs around a defender.

Jose Bouquett

April 23, 2019

The Roadrunners played in their annual spring game on April 18. The game divides offense versus defense and scoring is based upon plays being accurately articulated. The White team dominated throughout the game and took home a 20-7 victory against the Blue team. Fans were greeted with the return of...