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Former roadrunners take to the NFL

Former roadrunners take to the NFL

Ryan Garza

October 4, 2017

The UTSA Roadrunner football program has only been around since 2011, but athletes from the program are making their presence known in the NFL. Former players David Morgan II, Teddy Williams, Jarveon Williams and Brian Price are trying to forge their own respective paths to successful careers in the l...

Athlete of the week: Nate Gaines

Athlete of the week: Nate Gaines

Frankie Leal

October 4, 2017

Over the course of his time at UTSA, Nate Gaines has developed into an impressive athlete on the football field. After a great 2016 campaign in which he racked up 80 tackles, he earned a spot on the 2017 preseason second-team All-Conference-USA team. Three games into his final season, Gaines has shown...

Coach Wilson’s extension: an investment of trust

Coach Wilson’s extension: an investment of trust

Editorial staff

September 20, 2017

It’s a big bag of money–figuratively, of course. Coach Frank Wilson’s projected 1.05 million dollars earned in 2017 certainly wouldn’t fit in a UTSA student’s backpack. Following UTSA’s home opening beatdown of Southern and second straight win of the season, Wilson and his ‘Runners are ear...

Roadrunners take down the Bears

Roadrunners take down the Bears

Frankie Leal

September 13, 2017

UTSA took the field in their crisp, all-white uniforms as the setting sun fell over the historic Brazos river behind McLane Stadium. After UTSA’s season opener against Houston was cancelled due to flooding from Hurricane Harvey, the time had finally come for the Roadrunners to kick off their much-anticip...

Athlete of the week: Josiah Tauaefa

Athlete of the week: Josiah Tauaefa

Carlos Hughes

September 13, 2017

Josiah Tauaefa, sophomore on the field, junior academically, is coming off a stellar freshman year for the ‘Runners. The Dallas native garnered numerous accolades in his first year of play, including a spot on the First Team All-Conference-USA team and Conference-USA Freshmen of the year award. ...

Stars aligning for 2017 Roadrunner football season

Stars aligning for 2017 Roadrunner football season

Zach Truesdale

June 8, 2017

With the Texas heat blazing and the summer beginning, the UTSA football team has put in work during the offseason as they prepare for their upcoming season. The strength and conditioning program they are on has the team both physically and mentally prepared for fall. After a solid 2016-2017 season that r...

Star freshman recruit Frank Harris looks to make impact

Star freshman recruit Frank Harris looks to make impact

Natalia Brookens

June 8, 2017

The UTSA football team was only founded in 2011. It is difficult to compete against more established football programs in the search for new players. This year the ‘Runners managed to sign two promising quarterbacks for the 2017-2018 season. One of those quarterbacks is Frank Harris; he comes from...

Football returns with seventh annual spring Fiesta game

Football returns with seventh annual spring Fiesta game

Zach Truesdale

April 19, 2017

This past Saturday, UTSA Football hosted their seventh annual Fiesta Spring Game at Dub Farris Stadium. The offense was sporting their orange jerseys with white pants and the defense wore all white. “It was a good day for the fans and the players, ” junior defensive end Kevin Strong said...

Successful signing day spells good news for UTSA football

Successful signing day spells good news for UTSA football

Diego Lopez

February 8, 2017

On February 1, National Signing Day, Head Coach Frank Wilson and the squad finished the recruiting season having one of the top recruiting classes in the conference. The Roadrunners added 23 new recruits this year. That’s up from last year, when the team added 17 recruits during the offseason. The new r...

Josiah Tauaefa: the rise of number 55

Josiah Tauaefa: the rise of number 55

Samantha Ceballos

January 18, 2017

After a few bad seasons and dwindling Roadrunner fans, this past season proved to be one of history making, both as a team and individually. One of the greatest assets for the ‘Runners football program this past season is linebacker Josiah Tauaefa. He has created quite the resume with his skills an...

UTSA falls short in Gildan New Mexico Bowl

UTSA falls short in Gildan New Mexico Bowl

Frankie Leal

January 12, 2017

After a win against Charlotte in the final week of the regular season, UTSA moved to 6-6 on the season and became bowl eligible for the first time in the program's young history. It was quite a moment as UTSA fans stormed the field of the Alamodome after the clock hit 0:00 and created a sea of blue a...

Photos: UTSA Roadrunners vs Charlotte 49ers

Frankie Leal

November 30, 2016

UTSA Head Coach Frank Wilson celebrates with senior offensive tackle Gabriel Casillas (left) and senior tight end Trevor Stevens after a 33-14 victory over the Charlotte 49ers (4-8, 3-5 C-USA) that makes the Roadrunners (6-6, 5-3 C-USA) bowl-eligible for the first time in the program’s history...