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The 2012 UTEP Miners football team represented the University of Texas at El Paso in the 2012 NCAA Division I FBS football season. They were led by ninth year head coach Mike Price and played their home games at Sun Bowl Stadium. They were a member of the West Division of Conference USA. They finished the season 3–9, 2–6 in C-USA play to finish in a tie for fifth place in the West Division. Head coach Mike Price retired at the end of the season.

2012 UTEP Miners football
UTEP Miners wordmark.svg
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest Division
2012 record3–9 (2–6 C-USA)
Head coachMike Price (9th season)
Offensive coordinatorAaron Price (1st season)
Defensive coordinatorAndre Patterson (3rd season)
Home stadiumSun Bowl Stadium
(Capacity: 51,500)
Seasons
← 2011
2013 →
2012 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
UCF xy   7 1         10 4  
East Carolina x   7 1         8 5  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
Memphis   4 4         4 8  
UAB   2 6         3 9  
Southern Miss   0 8         0 12  
West Division
Tulsa xy$   7 1         10 3  
SMU   5 3         7 6  
Rice   4 4         7 6  
Houston   4 4         5 7  
UTEP   2 6         3 9  
Tulane   2 6         2 10  
Championship: Tulsa 33, UCF 27
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

Contents

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 18:30 PMNo. 4 Oklahoma*FSNL 7–2440,137
September 85:00 PMat Ole Miss*SECRNL 10–2853,133
September 156:00 PMNew Mexico State*
W 41–2832,933
September 2210:00 AMat No. 24 Wisconsin*ESPN2L 26–3779,806
September 295:00 PMat East CarolinaWITNL 18–2847,817
October 66:00 PMSMU
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
TWCEPL 0–1734,073
October 116:00 PMat TulsaFSNL 11–3318,961
October 206:00 PMTulane 
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
W 24–2023,234
October 272:15 PMat HoustonCSS/CSNHL 35–4527,433
November 106:00 PMUCF
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
FCSL 24–3125,483
November 176:00 PMat Southern MissCBSSNW 34–3323,757
November 246:00 PMRice
  • Sun Bowl Stadium
  • El Paso, TX
FCSL 24–3320,384

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Game summariesEdit

OklahomaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#4 Sooners 7 0 3 14 24
Miners 7 0 0 0 7
Overall record Last meeting Result
0–2 2002 OU, 68–0

@ Ole MissEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 0 0 10 0 10
Rebels 7 14 0 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–0 1967 UTEP, 14–7

New Mexico StateEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Aggies 0 7 7 14 28
Miners 20 7 7 7 41
Overall record Last meeting Result
52–35–2 2011 UTEP, 16–10

@ WisconsinEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 6 3 7 10 26
Badgers 2 21 0 14 37
Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

@ East CarolinaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 7 3 0 8 18
Pirates 7 7 7 7 28
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2011 UTEP, 22–17

SMUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 3 14 0 0 17
Miners 0 0 0 0 0
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–11 2011 SMU, 28–17

@ TulsaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 3 0 0 8 11
Golden Hurricane 3 3 20 7 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
8–12 2011 TULSA, 57–28

TulaneEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Green Wave 7 10 0 3 20
Miners 7 17 0 0 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–3 2011 UTEP, 44–7

@ HoustonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 0 7 7 21 35
Cougars 14 21 10 0 45
Overall record Last meeting Result
4–5 2011 HOU, 30–23

UCFEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Knights 7 10 0 14 31
Miners 7 3 0 14 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2011 UCF, 31–14

@ Southern MissEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Miners 3 17 0 14 34
Golden Eagles 10 7 3 13 33
Overall record Last meeting Result
2–3 2011 USM, 31–13

RiceEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Owls 3 14 3 13 33
Miners 7 7 7 3 24
Overall record Last meeting Result
6–9 2011 RICE, 41–37

ReferencesEdit