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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...

Athlete of the week: Lowell Narcisse

Lowell Narcisse runs the ball in a 2019 game against the Rice Owls.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

October 16, 2020

Coming off the bench against the Brigham Young University Cougars and completing 17 of 20 passes, throwing for 229 yards and two touchdowns and earning himself the highest rated quarterback title from Pro Football Focus, redshirt junior quarterback Lowell Narcisse has set the tone for the Roadrunner...

‘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...

UTSA drops their second game of the season at BYU

Lowell Narcisse scrambles out of the pocket and looks to pick up yardage during a 2019 regular season game. Narcisse played admirably against BYU, completing 85% of his passes and throwing for 229 yards and 2 TDs.

Julia Maenius, Assistant Sports Editor

October 11, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners (3-2) traveled to Provo, Utah, to face the number 15 ranked Brigham Young University Cougars (4-0) in an attempt to continue their record-positive start to the season. The ‘Runners’ defense held the Cougars to zero points in the first quarter, the first time this season 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...

Athlete of the week: Hunter Duplessis

Hunter Duplessis kicks a field goal against the Middle Tennessee Blue Raiders. Duplessis has yet to miss a field goal or extra point this season. He is an elite talent at the college level.

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

October 2, 2020

With the season-opening game against Texas State tied at 48-48 in double overtime, UTSA faced a crucial situation, a 29-yard field goal for the win. In a game that had only reached that point due to troubles in the kicking department for Texas State, there was no such anxiety on the UTSA sideline as...

‘Runners travel to face UAB in toughest test of the season so far

wide receiver joshua cephus points to the sky after scoring a touchdown. Cephus has been a key part of a substantially improved Roadrunner offense this season.

Max Aguirre, Sports Editor

September 29, 2020

This weekend, the Roadrunners will travel to Birmingham to face the University of Alabama at Birmingham Blazers. The Blazers are by far the most formidable team the ‘Runners have faced so far. Both teams come into Saturday’s game with winning records. The Blazers stand at 2-1 with their one loss...

Adkins steps in for injured Harris, defense holds on in tight finish

Middle Tennessee quarterback Asher O'Hara stares down UTSA safety Rashad Wisdom before the snap. The 'Runners intercepted O'Hara twice on Friday.

Ryder Martin, Assistant Sports Editor

September 26, 2020

The UTSA Roadrunners are college football’s first 3-0 team this year. Under the Friday night lights of the Alamodome, the ‘Runners managed to hang on in the final moments against Middle Tennessee State University’s Blue Raiders, surviving a two-point conversion attempt by the Blue Raiders for a...