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The enduring cost of Frank Wilson

The enduring cost of Frank Wilson

Editorial Board

January 28, 2020

UTSA is currently paying former head coach Frank Wilson $720,000 per year, and he doesn’t even work here. His payout comes from UTSA students’ pockets, despite us not having any direct say on this decision. The Knight Commission on Intercollegiate Athletics reports that 42% of UTSA’s athletic d...

UTSA Fires Head Coach Frank Wilson

UTSA Fires Head Coach Frank Wilson

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 ...

Fire Frank Wilson

Fire Frank Wilson

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...

Flippin the Bird: episode 4

Flippin the Bird: episode 4

Ryan Garza and Jose Bouquett

October 12, 2019

Here's the 4th episode of Flippin the Bird:  

Looking towards the Miners

Looking towards the Miners

Ryan Garza

October 2, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunners (1-3) will be travelling to the Sun Bowl to take on the University of Texas El Paso Miners (UTEP) (1-3) in what will be the seventh meeting between the two teams with the ‘Runners leading the head-to-head 4-2. The game will be streaming on Oct. 5 at 7 p.m. on ESPN+. UTSA Vice...

Flippin the Bird: Episode 2

Flippin the Bird: Episode 2

paisano.online1, Ryan Garza, and Jose Bouquett

September 28, 2019

  After a devasting loss to UNT, check out our thoughts on where the season will be going on from here on Flippin the Bird episode 2 Host: Jose Bouquett Ryan Garza Brysen Streeter...

Flippin the Bird: Episode 1

Flippin the Bird: Episode 1

Jose Bouquett

September 22, 2019

Will UTSA beat UNT? Is Frank Wilson's job in jeopardy? Can Lamar Jackson win in heinz field? Is Tim Tebow a liar? Find out on the first episode of Flippin the Bird. Host: Jose Bouquett Ryan Garza Brysen Streeter...

UTSA Football NOT in jeopardy

UTSA Football NOT in jeopardy

Alex Hanks

September 17, 2019

After reflecting upon last Saturday’s 31-13 loss to a stacked Army roster, I realized I could fill out this op-ed in one sentence: UTSA football has entered the rebuilding process and is a few parts away from being a competitive program. That is the consensus I have made, and I’m sure many avid fans...

Wilson reflects on Waco loss

Wilson reflects on Waco loss

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 in jeopardy?

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 cage the Cardnials

Roadrunners cage the Cardnials

Jake Striebeck

September 3, 2019

UTSA started the 2019-2020 season in ‘rowdy’ fashion, defeating the University of the Incarnate Word Cardinals by a score of 35-7 on Saturday night. The blowout win filled the hearts of Roadrunners with optimism and excitement for the upcoming football season. UTSA hosted UIW for the ‘Runners’...

White team dominates spring game

White team dominates spring game

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...