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UTEP Miners (4-8)


Sat. 11/12 Sat. 11/19 Sat. 11/26
@ FlaAtl
L 31-35
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@ Rice
L 24-44
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vs. NorTx
W 52-24
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Jones runs for 4 TDs in UTEP's 52-24 win over North Texas

EL PASO, Texas (AP) Aaron Jones ran for 301 yards and four touchdowns - both career highs - and UTEP knocked North Texas out of bowl eligibility with a 52-24 victory on Saturday night.

Jones scored on an 83-yard run and a 48-yarder in the first half. He added a 58-yard score in the third quarter and bullied into the end zone from the 3-yard line in the fourth quarter.

Ryan Metz threw for 171 yards and two touchdowns for the Miners (4-8, 2-6 Conference USA). UTEP scored five touchdowns on plays of more than 30 yards, three of more than 50 yards and had 555 yards of total offense.

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Leaders
Passing Yards: R. Metz1375
Passing TDs: R. Metz14
Rushing Yards: A. Jones1773
Rushing TDs: A. Jones17
Receiving Yards: C. Freytag520
Receiving TDs: H. Plinke8
Interceptions: D. Smith2
Schedule 2016
Date Opponent Result / Time
9/3 vs. New Mexico State W 38 - 22
9/10 at 11 Texas L 7 - 41
9/17 vs. Army West Point L 14 - 66
9/24 vs. Southern Miss L 7 - 34
10/1 at Louisiana Tech L 7 - 28
10/8 vs. FIU L 21 - 35
10/22 at UTSA W 52 - 49
10/29 vs. Old Dominion L 21 - 31
11/5 vs. Houston Baptist W 42 - 10
11/12 at Florida Atlantic L 31 - 35
11/19 at Rice L 24 - 44
11/26 vs. North Texas W 52 - 24
Conference USA
East
  Conference Overall
Western Kentucky 8-1 10-3
Old Dominion 7-1 9-3
Middle Tennessee 5-3 8-4
Florida International 4-4 4-8
Charlotte 3-5 4-8
Marshall 2-6 3-9
Florida Atlantic 2-6 3-9
West
  Conference Overall
Louisiana Tech 6-3 8-5
Texas-San Antonio 5-3 6-6
Southern Miss 4-4 6-6
North Texas 3-5 5-7
Rice 2-6 3-9
UTEP 2-6 4-8
Offense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 4430 (93)
Passing Yards: 2204 (95)
Rushing Yards: 2226 (54)
Points per game: 26.3 (76)
Yards per game: 369.2 (93)
Touchdowns: 41 (60)
Field Goals: 5 (114)
Defense (FBS Rank)
Yards: 5037 (66)
Passing Yards: 2508 (33)
Rushing Yards: 2529 (85)
Points per game: 34.9 (96)
Yards per game: 419.8 (67)
Touchdowns: 49 (90)
Field Goals: 16 (88)
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