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The stats show it: UTSA football has improved considerably

Quarterback Frank Harris runs past Stephen F. Austin's defense during the second game of the season. Harris' scrambling ability contributes greatly to UTSA's efficient rushing attack.

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 F. Austin, Middle Tennessee and Louisiana Tech and competitive losses against UAB, BYU, and Army, UTS...

UTSA prepares for the Florida Atlantic Owls

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

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 their season.  It is difficult to assess a team that has only played two games this season, but UTSA ...

‘Runners outlast Bulldogs for their fourth win of the season

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

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 to right the ship after dropping their last three games. They did so in dramatic fashion, coming back...

Roadrunners prepare to defend the Alamodome against the Bulldogs

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

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 a 35-17 loss to Marshall University. The ‘Runners lost 28-16 in last weekend’s game against the...

The AP top 25 needs to change, here’s how

The AP top 25 needs to change, here’s how

Ryder Martin and Alex Hanks

October 20, 2020

The Associated Press (AP) Top 25 is broken. Long the hallmark for measuring and ranking the best teams in college football, the AP Top 25 has been in use since 1936. While the AP Poll has been passed in importance in college football since the institution of first the Bowl Championship Series (BCS) rankings...

‘Runners drop their third straight game, fall to 3-3

The Roadrunner defense huddles up and waits on the Army Black Knights to set up on the line of scrimmage. UTSA fell to Army 28-16.

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

October 19, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners (3-3) took on the Army West Point Black Knights (5-1) at the Alamodome on October 17th. The ‘Runners lost the game 28-16, making this the third game the ‘Runners have lost in a row. To start the game off, Army's running back Anthony Adkins broke through the UTSA defense and...

Prescott’s injury is devastating, but the Cowboys are lucky to have Dalton

Prescott's injury is devastating, but the Cowboys are lucky to have Dalton

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

October 16, 2020

The 2020 NFL season has not been kind to the Dallas Cowboys. Head coach Mike McCarthy has been underwhelming and the defense, led by new coordinator Mike Nolan, and is almost dead last in every significant category. The Cowboys have depended heavily on Dak Prescott and their offense to get them out of...

‘Runners primed for a physical battle against the Black Knights

Former UTSA safety Carl Austin III walks towards the field prior to a game during October of the 2019 season. The 'Runners will look to avenge last year's loss to the Black Knights this weekend.

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

October 13, 2020

Following a hard-fought 27-20 loss to the Brigham Young University Cougars last week, the Roadrunners are looking to get back on track this week against the Black Knights of Army. Despite coming in as five-touchdown underdogs to the Cougars, the ‘Runners showed a tremendous amount of grit to keep the game...

The NFL is ignoring their growing coronavirus problem

The NFL is ignoring their growing coronavirus problem

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

October 9, 2020

It took four weeks, but the National Football League has finally experienced its first major outbreak of COVID-19. As of Thursday morning, 23 members of the Tennessee Titans, consisting of both players and team personnel, have tested positive for the virus. As a result, the Titans’ game against the...

Roadrunners travel north to face Brigham Young University

Two Roadrunners celebrate in the end zone after a touchdown against Middle Tennessee. The 'Runners will look to keep up with BYU's high powered offense this weekend.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

October 6, 2020

After returning home from their game in Alabama against the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers, the UTSA Roadrunners will hit the road again and travel to Utah this weekend to play the Brigham Young University Cougars. The Blazers were the stiffest test the ‘Runners have faced so far this year, bu...

The Traylor Effect

Coach Traylor addresses the media at his introductory press conference earlier this year. Traylor has brought a breath of fresh air to the program through the first four weeks, and has many fans thinking about the team's great potential for the near future

Dalton Hartmann, Staff Writer

October 6, 2020

The Roadrunner football team is off to an impressive 3-1 start after losing a close game to the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers this past weekend. Anyone who watched the ‘Runners last year can tell this is not the same team it was. With what seems to be a renewed offense and a solid defense,...

‘Runners lose a competitive battle with UAB

The 'Runner defense prepares to rush quarterback Bryson Lucero as he takes the snap from his own end zone. Punter Lucas Dean did an excellent job of pinning the UAB offense down deep in their own territory on multiple occasions.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

October 4, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners’ showdown with the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers didn’t go as many expected. The final score was a far cry from what many people thought it would be with the Blazers slowly pulling away and reaching a 21-13 victory. How the game eventually got to its final result was als...