UTEP Football Opens up Preseason Practice

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Thursday, August 4, 2011 - 5:34pm

This  morning, the UTEP football team hit the practice field for the first time since the spring, all ready and roaring to go for the 2011 season.  The Miners will practice once more in El Paso, Friday, before heading to Camp Socorro in Socorro, New Mexico at New Mexico Tech.  Here is their schedule:

Wednesday, Aug. 3 - team dinner at 5 p.m. in the Durham Center

Thursday, Aug. 4 - practice #1 (no pads/helmets only), 9 a.m., Sun Bowl

Friday, Aug. 5 - practice #2 (no pads/helmets only), 9 a.m., Sun Bowl

Saturday, Aug. 6 - practice #3 (shoulder pads & helmets), 4:30 p.m., Socorro, N.M.
Sunday, Aug. 7 - practice #4 (shoulder pads & helmets), Socorro, N.M.
Monday, Aug. 8 - practice #5 (full pads), 9 a.m., Socorro, N.M.
Tuesday, Aug. 9 - practice #6 (full pads), 9 a.m. & practice #7 (helmets), 7 p.m., Socorro, N.M.
Wednesday, Aug. 10 - practice #8 (full pads), 9 a.m., Socorro, N.M.
Thursday, Aug. 11 - practice #9 (full pads), 9 a.m. & practice #10 (shoulder pads), 7 p.m., Socorro, N.M.
Friday, Aug. 12 - practice #11 (full pads), 9 a.m., Socorro, N.M.
Saturday, Aug. 13 - scrimmage, 9 a.m. & practice #13 (shoulder pads), 7 p.m., Socorro, N.M.
Sunday, Aug. 14 - practice #14 (shoulder pads), 9 a.m., Socorro, N.M.

Team returns to El Paso on Sunday, Aug. 14

UTEP was picked to finish last in the C-USA West, tied with Tulane.

Here's a look at the complete list:

C-USA EAST
1. UCF (20) 139
2. Southern Miss (4) 122
3. East Carolina 93
4. Marshall 65
5. UAB 61
6. Memphis 24

C-USA WEST
1. Houston (12) 127
2. Tulsa (8) 117
3. SMU (4) 116
4. Rice 60
5. (tie) Tulane, UTEP 42
 

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