utep-football-orange-fireworksUTEP’s 2013 football schedule was released on Wednesday.  The Miners have a stout non-conference schedule with rivalry games versus Colorado State, New Mexico and NM State, and a date with perennial national power Texas A&M.  UTEP’s eight-game Conference USA slate is a mix of old foes (Louisiana Tech, Rice, Tulane, Tulsa) and new acquaintances (Florida International, Middle Tennessee, North Texas, UTSA).

Sept. 7 New Mexico
Sept. 14 at NM State
Sept. 21 UTSA*
Sept. 28 at Colorado State
Oct. 5 Louisiana Tech*
Oct. 12 Tulsa*
Oct. 26 at Rice*
Nov. 2 at Texas A&M
Nov. 9 at North Texas*
Nov. 16 Florida International*
Nov. 23 at Tulane*
Nov. 30 at Middle Tennessee*

* Indicates Conference USA game
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