The UTEP Miners will be in San Antonio, TX this week for a match up with the UTSA Roadrunners. UTEP comes into their 12th game of the year one game below .500 following a 34 point win against FIU. Defensively UTEP was dominant holding FIU to only six points on 71 total yards in the game. The UTEP offense had perhaps their best game of the season pouring in 40 total points including 38 in the first half on 525 total yards.
Calvin Brownholtz carried the load for the UTEP offense completing 12 of 18 passes for 190 yards and two scores and ran the ball eight times for 31 yards and one touchdown as well. Reynaldo Flores had 128 yards and two touchdowns on 13 carries, while Ronald Awatt added 84 yards on 17 carries as well. Kelly Akharayi and Tyrin Smith combined for 157 yards on eight catches as both players scored one touchdown each.
The UTSA Roadrunners go back home this week 9-2 on the year is one of the hottest teams in the nation writing an 8 game win streak after a 34 point win against Rice. Defensively UTSA dominated holding the Owls to only seven points on 230 total yards. Offensively UTSA controlled the game with nearly 400 yards of offense is 262 came on the ground in route to 41 points after a 28 point first half.
Frank Harris was dominant under center for UTSA completing 11 of 14 passes for 103 yards and two scores and ran the ball seven times for 124 yards and three scores as well. Brendan Brady added 67 yards on 6 carries and Zakhari Franklin led the team 39 yards and one score on four grabs. Oscar Cardenas added 21 yards and one touchdown on two catches as well.