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

Mcfarland Jr. comeback claims playoff berth for Brahmas

Mcfarland Jr. comeback claims playoff berth for Brahmas

Nicholas Kingman, Staff Writer May 20, 2024

The San Antonio Brahmas claimed its spot in the XFL conference championship game in a 20-15 victory over the Arlington Renegades Sunday afternoon at the Alamodome. “Important win for us, put us in...

Lovett breakout propels Brahmas to victory

Lovett breakout propels Brahmas to victory

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor May 15, 2024

The San Antonio Brahmas continued their on-field success with the emergence of the running game in a 25-15 victory over the Arlington Renegades Saturday night at Choctaw Stadium.   “The running...

Poor offensive play leads to close loss in nation’s capital

Poor offensive play leads to close loss in nation’s capital

Nicholas Kingman, Staff Writer May 15, 2024

A second half surge from the D.C. Defenders were too much for the San Antonio Brahmas to answer back, ending San Antonio’s two game win streak in a 18-12 loss Sunday afternoon at Audi Field.  Nothing...

Santoso’ game-winning field goal propels Brahmas in nail-biter victory

Santoso’ game-winning field goal propels Brahmas in nail-biter victory

Nicholas Kingman, Staff Writer May 15, 2024

A late game quarterback change and fumble recovery was the perfect recipe for another late game rally for the San Antonio Brahmas to claim a 15-12 victory over the Houston Roughnecks Sunday afternoon at...

Dormady dooms Panthers in Brahmas’ debut

Dormady dooms Panthers in Brahmas’ debut

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor April 23, 2024

Despite the loss of quarterback Chase Garbers who left in last week’s game with a season-ending injury, backup Quinten Dormady stepped up to the plate, leading the Brahmas to a 19-9 victory over the...

Chase Garbers no. 14

Brahmas’ Garbers done for the season

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor April 23, 2024

San Antonio Brahmas’ starting quarterback Chase Garbers is sidelined for the rest of the season after suffering a wrist injury during the third quarter of Sunday’s 31-24 loss to the St. Louis Battlehawks.  Garbers...

Brahmas fourth quarter comeback comes up short

Brahmas fourth quarter comeback comes up short

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor April 16, 2024

There was no late-game magic for the San Antonio Brahmas, who fell to the St. Louis Battlehawks 31-24 on Sunday afternoon at the Alamodome.  “Obviously, disappointing when you lose, I thought...

Brahmas sink Showboats in late game heroics

Brahmas sink Showboats in late game heroics

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor April 10, 2024

Late game heroics came just in time for the San Antonio Brahmas at the start of the fourth quarter. In a compelling comeback, the Brahmas beat the Memphis Showboats 20-19 at Simmons Bank Liberty Stadium.  Coming...

Brahmas capture first UFL win over Defenders

Brahmas capture first UFL win over Defenders

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor April 2, 2024

Despite being 76 years old and having over 50 years of coaching experience, San Antonio Brahmas head coach Wade Phillips still has a couple miles left in his tank. The former NFL coach had his team...

San Antonio’s ill-fated mission of professional football

San Antonio’s ill-fated mission of professional football

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor March 22, 2024

With the help of NFL Films, the Dallas Cowboys and Houston Oilers became woven not just into Texan culture but into the greater American zeitgeist. While the Cowboys and Oilers were enjoying their hay...

New year, new Brahmas

New year, new Brahmas

Nicholas Kingman, Assistant Opinion Editor February 20, 2024

The San Antonio Brahmas inaugural season in 2023 was underwhelming, to say the least. The Brahmas were one of the worst teams in the XFL last season, ending the season 3-7 under first-time head coach Hines...

MARCH 19, 2023: The Arlington Renegades against the San Antonio Brahmas at The Alamo Dome on March 19th, 2023 in San Antonio, TX. 

(© Alonso Ramirez/XFL)

Brahmas keep playoff hopes alive, avenge loss against Renegades

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor March 28, 2023

SAN ANTONIO – The San Antonio Brahmas have had less than an ideal start to their first professional season. The new-found team came into Sunday with a “must-win” mentality, falling 1-4 in the...

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