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

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None-and-done

Luke Lawhorn, Sports Editor October 3, 2022

Basketball is one of the most popular sports in the United States, drawing in millions of dollars every season and bringing enjoyment yearlong. The athletes work their whole lives to make it to the big...

The epidemic of concussions in the NFL

The epidemic of concussions in the NFL

Dafny Flores, Staff Writer September 20, 2022

In the National Football League (NFL), concussions are an obscure epidemic that occurs every season. With each tackle and brutal plunge, NFL teams and fans are cautious of the unexpected outcome that can...

From student-athletes to professional football players

From student-athletes to professional football players

Maddie Cortez, Staff Writer September 13, 2022

UTSA football has redefined what it means to be a Roadrunner. Their national recognition sprang up while celebrating their tenth year of Roadrunner football in 2021. Throughout the 11 years of the football...

Charles Wiley takes part in the 5-10-5 shuttle drill during UTSAs Pro Day on Wednesday. Wiley, a former linebacker, played in all 14 games last season for the UTSA, recording 36 total tackles, nine tackles for loss, three and a half sacks and two fumble recoveries

UTSA hosts Pro Day for former Roadrunners

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor March 29, 2022

On Wednesday, March 23, the UTSA Roadrunners hosted a Pro Day event at the RACE building for 12 former UTSA football athletes to provide them an opportunity to work out in front of NFL talent evaluators....

Dome field advantage

Dome field advantage

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor March 8, 2022

With some teams having the luxury of playing indoors, the quarterback’s seasonal and career statistical averages seem to boost because of the advantages they inherit in enclosed stadiums. With some all-time...

The protest behind a celebration

The protest behind a celebration

Jada Thomas, Copyediting Coordinator February 22, 2022

Last Sunday evening, millions of people across the country tuned in to an event that brought together football and non-football fans alike: the Super Bowl halftime show. The show is a spectacle that brings...

NFL: Not For Long

NFL: Not For Long

Luke Lawhorn, Assistant Sports Editor February 8, 2022

The Cincinnati Bengals have been the laughingstock of the National Football League for years. While they won the AFC Championship game Sunday, Jan. 30, just making the playoffs and securing a victory that...

The discussion on the fairness of the NFL’s OT rules is bound to continue on for years to come. NFL teams in the playoffs are currently 10-2 when they win the toss, although the most recent example, this week’s AFC Championship Game between the Chiefs and Bengals saw the Chiefs win the toss but lose the game after failing to score on their first possession.

Coin toss: The NFL’s Deciding Factor?

Luke Lawhorn, Contributing Writer January 31, 2022

The second-seeded Kansas City Chiefs hosted the number three seed Buffalo Bills in the NFL’s AFC Divisional Round of the playoffs Sunday, Jan. 23, in what many this week have now crowned as the best...

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Paisano Sports mock drafts the top 10 picks of the NFL draft

Ryder Martin, Ryan Garza, and Eddie Sanchez April 27, 2021

 1. Jacksonville Jaguars Ryder: Trevor Lawrence QB Clemson University A no-brainer selection for the Jaguars, Lawrence is widely viewed as the best quarterback prospect since Andrew Luck. Lawrence...

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NFL free agency winners and losers so far

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer March 23, 2021

It is that time of the year again for the NFL, when post-Super Bowl events take place and many players test free agency. For most players, there are three considerations before signing the dotted line....

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A Super Bowl classic to remember, will Brady pass the torch?

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer February 5, 2021

This upcoming Sunday, prepare yourself for a Super Bowl to remember, the Kansas City Chiefs will take on the Tampa Bay Buccaneers in their own backyard! That is correct; the Buccaneers will be the first...

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...

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