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Top: UTSA team runs onto the field
Middle: View of the 40,977 fans at Alamodome on Saturday, Sept. 7
Bottom: At the Spirit Walk, UTSA President Ricardo Romo with the UTSA Cheer Squad

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(Sept. 8, 2013) -- UTSA football continues out of town Sept. 14 at the University of Arizona and Sept. 21 at the University of Texas at El Paso, followed by the second home game Sept. 28 versus University of Houston. UTSA lost Saturday, Sept. 7 after a tough fight against Oklahoma State University with a 56-35 final score.

The Roadrunners put up an enthusiastic fight and took Oklahoma State by surprise a number of times during the game, with touchdowns that brought the 40,977 fans to their feet at the Alamodome.

The buzz after the game was that even though the Roadrunners didn't win this time, lots of experts and fans were impressed by UTSA's performance and efforts, and the previous week's win at New Mexico, and feel confident there are many more wins to come. (Go, Roadrunners!)

Pre-game, there was the exciting Spirit Walk as Coach Larry Coker, UTSA President Ricardo Romo and the coaching staff led the team members past Sunset Station to the Alamodome as fans cheered.

Along the Spirit Walk route was the new Rowdy statue. Numerous UTSA supporters and even Oklahoma State fans made donations to bring the new 1,000-pound Rowdy statue to campus. The Bring Rowdy Home fundraising campaign is more than halfway to the $25,000 goal to bring Iron Rowdy permanently to UTSA. Roadrunners posed for photos next to the statue with the designer, Lubbock artist and blacksmith R.G. Box.

The UTSA community, alumni and other supporters can get ready for more exciting home games at the Alamodome. See the schedule below.

>> All you need to know about UTSA Football Game Day.

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FAQ: UTSA Football

Rowdy Rally
3 p.m., each Friday before Saturday home games, University Center Paseo, Main Campus -- UTSA's new tradition -- a spirited team send-off with Orange Crush floats and other giveaways

UTSA football home games -- times vary, check schedule

  • Sept. 28 -- Houston
  • Oct. 12 -- Rice
  • Oct. 26 -- UAB
  • Nov. 9 -- Tulane
  • Nov. 30 -- Louisiana Tech
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Where to get UTSA t-shirts and other attire

Tickets

  • GoUTSA.com or UTSA Football Game Day (click on Tickets tab)
  • UTSA students who pay the athletics fee are admitted free to home UTSA Athletics events including football at the Alamodome. UTSA students must swipe their UTSA ID at a Student Entrance for admittance. Students can purchase up to four guest tickets per game ($10 each) for friends and family who will join the student in the student section and also must enter at a student entrance.
  • For tickets, call 210-458-UTSA (8872) or go to GoUTSA.com. On Saturday, the Alamodome box office windows open at 8:30 a.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.
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How to get to the game

  • Transportation to and from the Alamodome from four VIA park-and-ride sites: UTSA Main Campus, Crossroads, Madla Transit Center and San Antonio International Airport (enter lot through Northern Boulevard).
  • Service to the Alamodome begins three hours before kickoff. At the UTSA Main Campus, park on game day in lots adjacent to the Rec Center and Convocation Center in any unmarked space (UTSA permit not required game day). The last buses depart the Alamodome 45 minutes after the official end of the game.
  • Details on VIA park-and-ride
  • More details on parking options
  • Buy park-and-ride tokens at VIA locations or the VIA website for $1.25 each way (student rate), $2.50 each way (general public). Buy park-and-ride tokens in advance at Roadrunner Express (University Center Paseo on Main Campus and Durango Building on Downtown Campus).

 

 

Did You Know?

Football standouts make Roadrunner history

For Ashaad Mabry and Triston Wade, football is not just a passing fancy. Both players were part of the UTSA football program almost from the beginning. When UTSA opens the 2015 season Thursday at Arizona, it will be the first time the Roadrunners take the field without them. But Mabry and Wade will still be playing football; their uniforms will just be a different color.

Mabry, a defensive tackle from San Antonio's MacArthur High School, was an honorable mention All-Conference USA selection his final two seasons as a Roadrunner and second among the team's defensive linemen with 49 tackles last year. Wade, a defensive back from Tyler, was the most decorated player in school history. He was a semifinalist for the 2014 Jim Thorpe Award – for the nation's top defensive back – a three-time all-conference honoree and two-year team captain who set a school record of 293 tackles in his career. Both men had outstanding college careers that allowed them to make UTSA history.

Did you know? Mabry and Wade both agreed to terms as undrafted free agents with the New Orleans Saints and Seattle Seahawks, respectively, becoming the first UTSA players to move to the professional ranks.

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Events
Sept. 7, All Day

Labor Day Holiday

All campuses will be closed for the Labor Day holiday.
All Campuses

Sept. 9, 5:30 p.m.

Architecture Connects

The UTSA College of Architecture, Construction and Planning’s 2015-16 Speaker Series begins Sept. 9 with Toshiko Mori, the Robert P. Hubbard Professor in the Practice of Architecture at the Harvard University Graduate School of Design and principal of Manhattan-based Toshiko Mori Architect.
Buena Vista Building Aula Canaria (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus

Sept. 12, 11 a.m.

UTSA Football vs. Kansas State

Cheer on the UTSA Roadrunners at their home-opener against the Kansas State Wildcats.
Alamodome, 100 Montana St.

Sept. 15, 5:30 - 7 p.m.

Changing the Conversation: Recovery Works!

As part of National Recovery Month, a panel of substance abuse practitioners and members of the recovery community will discuss issues related to substance abuse treatment and recovery.
Durango Building 1.124 (DB 1.124), Downtown Campus

Sept. 24, 6 p.m.

The Power of Story in the Landscape of Memory and Identity

The UTSA College of Education and Human Development will host award-winning children’s author and illustrator Yuyi Morales. Morales will share personal stories that have influenced her work as an author and illustrator.
Buena Vista Building Aula Canaria (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus


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