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Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV

Chiefs win Super Bowl LIV

Ryder Martin, Staff Writer

February 4, 2020

Up 20-10, the 49ers were 12 minutes from Super Bowl glory. After intercepting Patrick Mahomes in San Francisco territory, all they needed to do was keep possession of the ball and keep Mahomes on the sideline. Instead, Mahomes would lead the Chiefs to touchdowns on three straight possessions, outscoring Sa...

‘Feel the juice’: Meet Jeff Traylor Get to know the third head coach in UTSA football history

Coach Traylor receives a team jersey during his welcome press conference.

Ryan Garza, Sports Editor

January 21, 2020

After another losing season, UTSA athletics felt the need to make some changes to its football program, including bringing in a new head coach. UTSA announced Jeff Traylor would be the third head coach in the university’s football history on Monday, Dec. 9, 2019. By the end of the week, Traylor had 1...

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...

Texans Fall to Ravens 41-7 in Baltimore

Graphic by Ethan Gullet

Cade Draughon

November 20, 2019

The Baltimore Ravens came into this week atop the American Football Conference (AFC) North Division with a 7-2 record. The Ravens are coming off an impressive 49-13 blowout win against the Bengals. They continued their hot streak with their sixth straight win, 41-7, over the Houston Texans. After a scoreless...

UTSA vs. USM Recap

UTSA vs. USM Recap

Jose Bouquett

November 20, 2019

In front of a lot of people dressed as empty seats, the UTSA Roadrunners (4-6) entered their sixth meeting against the University of Southern Mississippi Golden Eagles (7-3). The action started early as Southern Miss used an up-tempo style to tear into the Roadrunners defense and take a quick 7-0...

Fire Frank Wilson

Frank Wilson addresses the media. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Jose Bouquett

November 13, 2019

A 13-point, fourth-quarter comeback against Old Dominion University (ODU) Monarchs (1-9) has unfortunately and likely saved Frank Wilson’s job as UTSA’s head football coach. The comeback was needed to salvage one of the limpest performances of the season from the Roadrunners (4-5). The Monarchs...

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. ...

Athlete of the Week: Carl Austin III

Carl Austin III enters the field prior to kickoff. Photo by Lindsey Thomas

Lindsey Mione

October 30, 2019

Safety for UTSA football Carl Austin III grew up in Austin, Texas and played football for St. Stephen's Episcopal School. Austin graduated in 2014 and was instantly recruited to UTSA. “St. Stephen’s prepared me for life in general, especially for college,” Austin said. “Writing skills at school...

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...