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UTSA Roadrunners get ready for more football excitement at home Sept. 28

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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.


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

Where to get UTSA t-shirts and other attire


  • 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 On Saturday, the Alamodome box office windows open at 8:30 a.m. Doors open at 9:30 a.m.

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).



Oct. 5, 6 p.m.

Film Screening: The Head of Joaquin Murrieta by John Valadez

The Mexican American Studies Program will host a screening of this irreverent, entertaining and often disturbing tale that uses both fiction and documentary story telling devices to tear open a painful and long ignored history: the lynching of Mexican Americans in the southwest.
Buena Vista Building Aula Canaria (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus

Oct. 6, 3 p.m.

State of the University

Join President Ricardo Romo as he gives his address to the UTSA community.
H-E-B University Center Ballroom (UC 1.104), Main Campus

Oct. 7, 6:30 p.m.

The Impact of the 84th Texas Legislative Session on Public Schools: Any Rain in Sight or Are Those Smoke Clouds on the Horizon?

Join the College of Education and Human Development's Center for Educational Leadership, Policy and Professional Development for a discussion about what passed and what didn't in the last legislative session and what it means for Bexar County Public Schools. 
Durango Building Southwest Room (DB 1.124), Main Campus

Oct. 8, 10 a.m.

Graduate Fair

Graduate School representatives from across the country will provide information on options after earning a bachelor's degree. Students, alumni and community members are welcome.
University Center Retama Galleria, Main Campus

Oct. 10, 8:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.

UTSA CITE Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp

Kickstart your career as an entrepreneur at The University of Texas at San Antonio’s Center for Innovation, Technology and Entrepreneurship (CITE) Technology Entrepreneurship Boot Camp.
Business Building, Richard S. Liu Auditorium (BB 2.01.02), Main Campus

Oct. 14, 5:30 p.m.

Architecture as Rendered Society

The UTSA College of Architecture, Construction and Planning, in partnership with AIA San Antonio’s Latinos in Architecture, presents architect Andrés Jaque, founder of the Office for Political Innovation, an architectural practice dually based in New York and Madrid.
Buena Vista Building, Aula Canaria Lecture Hall (BV 1.328), Downtown Campus

Oct. 20-21, 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.

SECC Book Sale

Looking for a good read? Shop for yourself or for gifts and help change a life at the same time. Browse and buy children’s stories, novels and more at the 2015 SECC Book Sale.
Sombrilla Plaza, Main Campus

Oct. 27, 11:30 a.m.

Lecture by Composer Larry Groupe

The UTSA Music Department presents Emmy-award winning Composer Larry Groupe. Groupe has composed music for films such as "The Contender," "Straw Dogs" and "Miami Vice," and TV shows such as "Star Trek: The Next Generation," "Ren and Stimpy" and "American Gladiators." Lecture is free and open to the public.
Arts Building (2.03.15-18), Main Campus

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As touch screens and e-books demand more and more attention from both casual readers and scholars, many people say the handwriting is on the wall for the printed page.

At UTSA, the handwriting is on the wall for a library that doesn't have any printed books.

Since March 2010, the bookless library in the Applied Engineering and Technology Building has given UTSA students an innovative way to read, research and work with each other to solve problems.

With ultra-modern furniture and a décor featuring desktop computers, scanners and LCD screens, the AET Library is designed to engage students in an online format. But it also offers group study niches and study rooms with whiteboards and glass walls on which students can write. The space encourages teamwork, communications and problem solving for the next generation of scientists and professional engineers.

Did you know? The UTSA AET Library is the nation's first completely bookless library on a college or university campus. It served as a model for Bexar County's first-in-the-nation public bookless library system and one of its branches, the Dr. Ricardo Romo BiblioTech.

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