2006 UTEP Miners football team

The 2006 UTEP Miners football team represented the University of Texas at El Paso in the 2006 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The team's head coach was Mike Price. The Miners played their home games at the Sun Bowl Stadium in El Paso, Texas.

2006 UTEP Miners football
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2006 record5–7 (3–5 C-USA)
Head coachMike Price (3rd season)
Offensive coordinatorEric Price (3rd season)
Offensive schemeMultiple
Defensive coordinatorTim Hundley (3rd season)
Base defenseMultiple
Home stadiumSun Bowl Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →
2006 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Southern Miss x   6 2         9 5  
East Carolina   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
UCF   3 5         4 8  
UAB   2 6         3 9  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Houston x$   7 1         10 4  
Rice   6 2         7 6  
Tulsa   5 3         8 5  
SMU   4 4         6 6  
UTEP   3 5         5 7  
Tulane   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Houston 34, Southern Miss 20
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 318:30 PMat San Diego State*CSTVW 34–2734,723
September 97:05 PMNo. 24 Texas Tech*CSTVL 35–38 OT51,827
September 233:00 PMat New Mexico*CSTVL 13–2634,069
September 307:05 PMNew Mexico State*
W 44–3851,500
October 77:05 PMSMU
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
W 24–2141,258
October 147:05 PMTulane
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
W 34–2035,930
October 216:00 PMat HoustonTWCEPL 17–3418,154
October 277:00 PMat TulsaESPN2L 20–3028,074
November 47:05 PMRice 
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
L 31–3742,685
November 106:00 PMat UABESPN2W 36–1713,809
November 182:30 PMat MarshallL 21–4920,783
November 257:05 PMMemphis
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
L 19–3831,462
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Mountain time

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