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Athlete of the week: Jalen Rhodes

Athlete of the week: Jalen Rhodes

Frankie Leal

August 30, 2018

Since he first arrived on the scene in 2015, UTSA running back, Jalen Rhodes, has impressed fans with his dazzling cuts and explosiveness out of the backfield. Throughout the course of his career at UTSA, Rhodes has compiled an impressive stat line with 17 touchdowns on 1,728 rushing yards and 343 receiving...

Texas-sized showdown in the desert

Texas-sized showdown in the desert

Josh Levario

August 30, 2018

Frank Wilson and the Roadrunners travel to Tempe for season opener The UTSA ‘Runners and the Arizona State University (ASU) Sun Devils are set to meet on Sept. 1 for their first game of the season. It is only the second time the teams have matched up; their first meeting happened in 2016 where the S...

‘Runners in the league

‘Runners in  the league

Zach Truesdale

June 9, 2018

Running down NFL players who have roots in UTSA Since 2016, UTSA players have seen some of its football players convert from the NCAA to the NFL. It is an exciting moment for the players to get a shot to chase their dreams and play for a vast amount of professional teams. Defensive back Teddy Wil...

UTSA football hosts eighth annual spring game

UTSA football hosts eighth annual spring game

Zach Truesdale

April 17, 2018

The San Antonio football community kicked off their fiesta celebration with UTSA’s eighth annual Spring Game at the Dub Farris Athletic Complex on April 14. For the families attending, there were events before the game, such as bean-bag tosses and inflatable bounce house races. Game-worn jerseys...

Roadrunners announce 2018 signing class

Roadrunners announce 2018 signing class

Connor Zimmerlee

February 13, 2018

UTSA football makes waves in C-USA with strong signing class Following Alabama’s victory over Georgia to claim another national title, the 2017-2018 football season officially came to an end. With this, college football fans are forced to endure an arduous seven-month period without college football...

Vote no on athletic fee hike

Vote no on athletic fee hike

Editorial staff

February 7, 2018

All UTSA students should vote no on the Proposed Athletic Fee increase. This proposal raises athletics fees by 25 to 50 percent immediately and 37.5 to 65 percent for students who take 15 to 18 credit hours over the next two years. The Athletic Department at UTSA is carelessly handling our money, hiding...

UTSA football names Jason Rollins new defensive coordinator

UTSA football names Jason Rollins new defensive coordinator

Frankie Leal

January 10, 2018

Although the offseason is just getting started, UTSA football has already seen a flurry of coaching staff changes over the last few weeks. The most notable headline came shortly after UTSA was snubbed from a bowl appearance following a bowl eligible 6-5 2017 season. Defensive Coordinator Pete Golding,...

Roadrunners fail to earn bowl game bid

Roadrunners fail to earn bowl game bid

Connor Zimmerlee

December 6, 2017

UTSA’s football season officially comes to an end   Coming off a 2016 season in which they made a bowl game for the first time in school history, the UTSA football team came into this season with high expectations. Not only were there preseason talks of going to another bowl game, but the possi...

Scelfo fired: a difference in opinions

Scelfo fired: a difference in opinions

Editorial staff

November 29, 2017

UTSA football head coach Frank Wilson fired offensive coordinator Frank Scelfo before bowl game announcements. Wide receivers coach Jeff Kastl will call the plays if UTSA is awarded a bid next Sunday. UTSA football fans’ outsized expectations for the 2017 season led to great disappointment and frustration...

UTSA football earns bowl eligibility

UTSA football earns bowl eligibility

Connor Zimmerlee and Ryan Garza

November 29, 2017

Roadrunners beat Marshall, fall to LA Tech to finish season 6-5 Following the 2016 season in which UTSA became bowl eligible for the first time in the program’s history, the ‘Runners came into the game against Marshall sitting at a 5-4 record needing one more win to become bowl eligible again. Th...

Athlete of the week: Brady Jones

Athlete of the week: Brady Jones

Frankie Leal

November 15, 2017

After a breakout junior season in which he caught 26 passes for 322 yards, Brady Jones has continued to be a focal point of the UTSA offense and special teams unit during his senior year. Before Jones was a standout slot receiver and punt returner for UTSA, he was just a small-town kid from South Texa...

UTSA football falls to 5-4 after loss to UAB

UTSA football falls to 5-4 after loss to UAB

Frankie Leal

November 15, 2017

After suffering a tough loss to Florida International University the week before, UTSA came into Saturday night’s game against University Alabama Birmingham still one win away from becoming bowl eligible for a second straight season. The UAB Blazers have been surprisingly tough this season. In their firs...