1920 Texas Mines Miners football team

The 1920 Texas Mines Miners football team was an American football team that represented the Texas School of Mines (now known as the University of Texas at El Paso) as an independent during the 1920 college football season. The team was coached by Harry Van Surdam who was later inducted into the College Football Hall of Fame. The team compiled a 2–4 record and was outscored by a total of 191 to 48.[1]

1920 Texas Mines Miners football
ConferenceIndependent
1920 record2–4
Head coachHarry Van Surdam (1st season)
Seasons
← 1919
1921 →
1920 NCAA independents football records
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
Notre Dame         9 0 0
USC         6 0 0
Penn State         7 0 2
Army         7 2 0
Dartmouth         7 2 0
Navy         6 2 0
Idaho         4 2 0
Montana         4 3 0
Delaware         3 5 1
Texas Mines         2 4 0
Drexel         0 6 0

ScheduleEdit

DateOpponentSiteResultSource
October 30ArizonaEl Paso, TXL 7–60
November 6at New Mexico
L 0–78
November 11New Mexico A&M
  • El Paso High School Stadium
  • El Paso, TX (rivalry)
L 7–12[2]
November 19at New Mexico MilitaryRoswell, NML 3–41
November 25Base Hospital, Fort BlissEl Paso, TXW 28–0
November 30Aviation Corps, Fort BlissEl Paso, TXW 3–0

ReferencesEdit

  1. ^ "2014 UTEP Media Guide" (PDF). University of Texas at El Paso. 2014. p. 174.
  2. ^ "Aggies Win: New Mexicans Win Victory Over Fast Texas Mines Team". El Paso Herald. November 12, 1920. p. 16 – via Newspapers.com.