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

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,...

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...

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...

Corey Mayfield Jr. and Carl Austin III celebrate a touchdown. Photo by Robin Castro

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

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...

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

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

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...

Quarterback Frank Harris runs past Stephen F. Austins defense during the second game of the season. Harris scrambling ability contributes greatly to UTSAs efficient rushing attack.

The stats show it: UTSA football has improved considerably

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...

Head Coach Jeff Traylor looks on and prepares to make adjustments during UTSAs game against LA Tech.

UTSA prepares for the Florida Atlantic Owls

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...

Frank Harris, Sincere McCormick and the Roadrunners celebrate in the end zone after McCormicks 45 yard touchdown that put the Runners up by one with less then six minutes left to play.

‘Runners outlast Bulldogs for their fourth win of the season

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor October 25, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners welcomed the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs to the Alamodome on Saturday. The Bulldogs came in with a record of 3-2 and a 2-1 conference record. The ‘Runners came into the game looking...

UTSA Safety Rashad Wisdom warms up before last Saturdays game against the Army Black Knights. The Roadrunners fell to the Black Knights 28-16.

Roadrunners prepare to defend the Alamodome against the Bulldogs

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor October 20, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners will look to halt their three game losing streak this weekend against the Louisiana Tech (LA Tech) Bulldogs. The Bulldogs have won three out of their five games and are coming off...

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