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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...

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

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

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...

Athlete of the Week: Carlos Austin III

Athlete of the Week: Carlos Austin III

Lindsey Thomas

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

Homecoming football showdown

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...

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...

Orange and Blue on the Mean Green

Orange and Blue on the Mean Green

Lindsey Thomas

September 18, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunners (1-2) fell to the Army Black Knights (2-1) 31-13 on Saturday, Sept. 14, at the Alamodome. Next Saturday, the ‘Runners will take on the University of North Texas (UNT) in Denton, Texas. As the Black Knights moved on from an emotional loss against the seventh-ranked Unive...

UTSA Football NOT in jeopardy

UTSA Football NOT in jeopardy

Alex Hanks

September 18, 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...

Roadrunners ousted by the Black Knights

Roadrunners ousted by the Black Knights

Ryan Garza

September 15, 2019

The UTSA Roadrunners faced the Army West Point Black Knights in the second home game of the season for the ‘Runners. The Black Knights would walk away from the game victorious, 31-13. The ‘Runners posted 260 total offensive yards while allowing Army to post 358 yards. “We game planning knew w...

Roadrunners sic’d by the Bears

Roadrunners sic’d by the Bears

Ryan Garza

September 8, 2019

The Roadrunners hit the road to Waco, Texas, for their first away game of the season against the University of Baylor Bears. The last time these two teams faced off was in the Alamodome with the Bears walking away victorious 37-20. In this third meeting between the two schools, the Bears would get ...

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’...

Athlete of the Week: Josh Dunlop

Athlete of the Week: Josh Dunlop

Lindsey Thomas

September 3, 2019

Originally from Indiana, Josh Dunlop’s love for football began in his front yard with his two older brothers. Now, Dunlop is the starting offensive tackle for the Roadrunners. In the fifth grade, Dunlop’s football career began by playing in a youth league. Dunlop did not like playing at first...

50 years later: students still first

50 years later: students still first

Editorial Board and Kenyatta Battle

January 16, 2019

UTSA has been in existence for 50 years and has established itself as a great institution. It is not UT. It has its own culture and its own mission. As a Hispanic-serving institution, UTSA has continued to show its dedication to its student body: teachers encouraging students in the classroom and administr...