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  1. Ex-El Dorado football star M.J. McFarland says he is headed to UTEPRead the original story w/Photo

    Friday Jan 16 | El Paso Times

    Following several days of speculation after the former El Dorado football star announced his transfer from Texas, the 6-foot-4, 249-pound tight end said he will enroll at UTEP and begin practices with the Miners later this month for his final year of eligibility. A perennial academic honor roll recipient and two-time Academic All-Big 12 selection, McFarland has his degree and will be eligible to play this year.

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  2. El Dorado football star M.J. McFarland close to final decision on transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Thursday Jan 15 | El Paso Times

    Texas tight end M.J. McFarland is tackled by Baylor safety Sam Holl in the first quarter of an NCAA college football game on Saturday, Oct. 20, 2012, in Austin, Texas. Sources indicated former El Dorado football star M.J. McFarland is strongly considering a transfer to UTEP for his senior year, but McFarland said Thursday afternoon he has yet to finalize a decision.

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  3. 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl: Jameill Showers poised and sharp in televised practiceRead the original story

    Thursday Jan 15 | Miner Rush

    Two graduated Miners took part in the first round of televised practices for the 2015 NFLPA Collegiate Bowl Wednesday with Jameill Showers outclassing his quarterback peers mentally, and Eric Tomlinson showing off his physical strength. You can be 6'5, 230-plus-something, have a rocket arm, and become a NFL draft pick at the quarterback spot, but sometimes its the little things you do during the draft process that can go a long way when you're a long shot in the NFLPA Collegiate Bowl.

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  4. El Paso Longhorn M.J. McFarland to transferRead the original story w/Photo

    Wednesday Jan 14 | El Paso Times

    Former El Dorado star M.J. McFarland, one of El Paso's most recruited prospects of the past decadem is leaving the University of Texas and looking for a new school for his final year of eligibility. McFarland started four games this year for Texas and was a good blocker, but was not used extensively in the passing game.

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  5. UTEP football: How many Miners get a legit NFL look this draft season?Read the original story w/Photo

    Tuesday Jan 13 | Miner Rush

    I try to put on my best Mel Kiper hair-do and look at who will get a NFL shot, and who else deserves one. 2008 was the last time a UTEP player was drafted by a NFL team, this season it appears the trend could possibly continue.

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  6. All the college football action from bowl gamesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | WFAA-TV Dallas

    Rutgers running back Robert Martin rushes the ball as North Carolina linebacker Travis Hughes attempts to tackle in the 2014 Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field. All the college football action from bowl games Rutgers running back Robert Martin rushes the ball as North Carolina linebacker Travis Hughes attempts to tackle in the 2014 Quick Lane Bowl at Ford Field.

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  7. Navy beats San Diego St. 17-16 in Poinsettia BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 23, 2014 | USA Today

    Navy's Austin Grebe kicked a go-ahead, 24-yard field goal with 1 minute, 27 seconds left and Navy got a Poinsettia Bowl victory against San Diego State on Tuesday night. Navy beats San Diego St. 17-16 in Poinsettia Bowl Navy's Austin Grebe kicked a go-ahead, 24-yard field goal with 1 minute, 27 seconds left and Navy got a Poinsettia Bowl victory against San Diego State on Tuesday night.

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  8. UTEP football: Miners offense shut down in 21-6 bowl lossRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 20, 2014 | El Paso Times

    Throughout a season that will go down as one of UTEP's most special, the Miners kept slamming into one big offensive problem. That hurdle UTEP couldn't clear in the first four months got them again in a 21-6 loss to Utah State in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl that extended what is now a six-game bowl losing streak.

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  9. Miners meet Aggies in New Mexico BowlRead the original story

    Dec 20, 2014 | Sports Network

    The Texas-El Paso Miners and the Utah State Aggies will clash head to head in the ninth-annual New Mexico Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 20, at University Stadium in Albuquerque, New Mexico. UTEP started the 2014 season a bit slow, limping to a 2-3 record before the Miners won three straight games to get back on the winning side.

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  10. 4. For UTEP safety, New Mexico Bowl invite ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | KSL-TV

    Wesley Miller came to UTEP five years ago as a scarcely recruited defensive back without a Division I FBS scholarship offer hoping to catch a break. Now the UTEP defensive back is a leader on defense and one of two players on the roster to play in two postseasons.

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  11. Aggies take aim at UTEP and historic 3rd-straight bowl winRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Deseret News

    An assistant coach at New Mexico in 2007-08, Wells ended up in Louisville for a year after Rocky Long stepped down as the head coach of the Lobos. But when the gig with the Cardinals only lasted one season, Wells managed to find a job on the staff of new UNM coach Mike Locksley, and he and his family were able to move right back into the home they had previously occupied in Albuquerque.

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  12. UTEP football: Seniors Showers, Miller happy to end careers in bowl game for MinersRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | El Paso Times

    UTEP mascot paydirt Pete along with members of the UTEP cheerleaders and band got the crowd pumped up before the beginning of the team luncheon. The UTEP Miners and Utah State Aggies will squrae off in the 2014 Gildan New Mexico Bowl.

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  13. Analysis: Utah State-UTEP Position PreviewRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 19, 2014 | Salt Lake Tribune

    After a season filled with adversity, injury and an embarrassing lost opportunity to Boise State, the Aggies have a chance at something special: 30 wins in three seasons. This generation of Utah State seniors has been the most successful in the program's history and has one more chance to cap off their resume with a significant milestone.

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  14. 2014 Gildan New Mexico Bowl: Game PreviewRead the original story

    Dec 19, 2014 | Miner Rush

    One program is looking to keep a bowl game, trophy hoisting streak alive, while the other is looking to break a loooong drought. With temperatures below 50 degrees of cool Albuquerque air, UTEP and Utah State will meet for the third time and first time since the early sixties by helping usher in the bowl season with the 2014 Gildan New Mexico Bowl kicking off Saturday just after high noon Mountain Time.

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  15. UTEP football: Fifth-year seniors celebrate defensive turnaroundRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | El Paso Times

    UTEP senior linebacker Anthony Puente has been a leader on the Miners strong defense, which ranks 45th nationally in total defense. Puente will help leads the Miners into Saturday's Gildan New Mexico Bowl against Utah State in Albuquerque.

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  16. 5. All about the rush: Jones, run game buoy ...Read the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | KSL-TV

    There's little secret to the success of the resurgent UTEP football squad that is making its first bowl appearance since 2010. The Miners boast talented sophomore running back Aaron Jones, who ranked fourth in Conference USA and 22nd in the nation with 112.1 rushing yards per game.

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  17. College Football New Mexico Bowl Betting Preview: UTEP Miners vs Utah State AggiesRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 18, 2014 | Maddux Sports Blog

    Utah State went 6-2 in the Mountain West Mountain Division. The Aggies tied with Colorado State for second behind 7-1 Boise State in the division.

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  18. UTEP football notebook: Teams get warm welcome in chilly AlbuquerqueRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | El Paso Times

    "A short trip, the best welcome ever," director of football operations Nate Poss told three TV reporters. "It's been four years, it's really exciting to come up and explore the New Mexico Bowl and all Albuquerque has to offer."

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  19. UTEP football: Watkins key leader in Miner successRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 17, 2014 | El Paso Times

    ALBUQUERQUE >> As the football season kicked off four months ago, there was a list of reasons UTEP wasn't supposed to be good, and it started right in the front. Coach Sean Kugler builds his offenses around the line, and by the New Mexico opener, that line was Jerel Watkins and the mystery men.

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  20. UTEP football: Versatile Bell rings true for Miners heading into New Mexico BowlRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 16, 2014 | El Paso Times

    UTEP senior Josh Bell has proven to be key for the Miners in several roles all season. Bell and his teammates are preparing to face Utah State on Saturday in the Gildan New Mexico Bowl in Albuquerque.

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