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Steve Henson, Karen Aston and Jeff Traylor have all established themselves as adept recruiters not just at the high school level but also on the transfer market in their careers. With the new transfer rules on the horizon it will be crucial for them and the other head coaches at UTSA to adapt to the changes quickly.

New NCAA transfer rules approved, UTSA stands to benefit from the era of college free agency

Ryder Martin, Sports Editor April 20, 2021

On Wednesday, April 14, college sports as we know them were changed forever. In a meeting, the NCAA Division I Council formally approved a rule change that will grant all college athletes a one-time transfer...

Leroy Watson takes part in a receiving drill during spring practice. Watson is one of 12 returning

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,...

B.J. Daniels surveys the field during a game against Army last year. Daniels will exercise his extra year of eligibility and return to the ‘Runners after rushing for 129 yards last season.

12 football seniors return for additional season

Eddie Sanchez, Staff Writer March 3, 2021

Due to the COVID-19 pandemic, there will be an extra year of eligibility for fall student athletes. Typically, a student athlete would have five years to play four years of their selected sport. While...

Wide receiver Joshua Cephus jogs onto the field during UTSA's 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...

Sincere McCormick rushes past every defender on the field and into the end zone in a game against LA Tech earlier this year. McCormick did much of the same after missing last weeks game, and is now UTSA's single season rushing record holder.

‘Runners survive a close one in Mississippi, are now Bowl eligible

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 23, 2020

UTSA’s game against Southern Mississippi wasn’t expected to be this close. Despite some early struggles, UTSA walked away with a victory over Southern Mississippi by a final score of 23-20. A monster...

Frank Harris escapes the pocket and looks to pass downfield during UTSA's 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 UTSA's 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...

Frank Harris looks to pass against Army earlier this season.  Harris, who has dealt with a knee injury for more then a month, and his backup Jordan Weeks, are a big part of UTSA's dwindling QB depth chart.

Despite COVID complications, UTSA hopes to play UTEP on Saturday

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor November 10, 2020

This week, as they come off of their first bye week in eight weeks, albeit one that was not planned, UTSA football is tentatively scheduled to take on UTEP in a homecoming matchup at the Alamodome. UTEP...

UTSA's defense huddles up on the sideline during a game against Army in October. The team hopes to return to play on Saturday against UTEP.

Traylor shines more light on UTSA’s COVID-19 setback

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor November 10, 2020

UTSA football’s routine COVID-19 testing returned positive tests as announced by the athletic department on Friday. This forced UTSA to postpone the game against Rice scheduled for this past Saturday....

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...

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