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Miners reveal new blue helmets for opening game

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UTEP’s new football helmets will debut on Saturday, Sept. 3, versus NMSU. Photo courtesy of UTEP Athletics

Two years ago in 2014, the UTEP football team reinstated the beloved retro Miners’ helmet in spirit of the school’s 100th anniversary. While those helmets are still dear to fans’ hearts, the Miners appear to be moving in a new uniform direction.

Throughout the eras of UTEP football, the program has not seen the light of a blue-spirited helmet; however, on Friday, Sept. 2, the Miners unveiled a brand new look. The helmet will feature the normal UTEP pickaxe; but, contrary to the usual blue stripe or blue pickaxe and orange as the primary color, the color blue is the foundation of the new helmets, while orange is the secondary color.

The Miners will debut the new addition to their uniform as they take on the New Mexico State Aggies on Saturday, Sept. 3, in the Sun Bowl.

Adrian Broaddus may be reached at [email protected]

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Adrian Broaddus, Sports Editor
Adrian Broaddus is the sports editor for The Prospector. He is a junior multimedia journalism major with a minor in political science.   Adrian was born and raised in El Paso, TX, and is a graduate of Franklin high school. He entered college in the fall of 2015 in hopes to better his career in journalism.   Along with sports, Adrian enjoys writing music reviews, perspective columns and news stories on politics.   Although he is pursuing his degree in journalism, Adrian would like to go to law school and be an attorney while doing part-time work in journalism.  
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    reisterSep 3, 2016 at 6:28 AM

    I wish UTEP would use the Texas Western brand there are so many UT this place and that place.

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Miners reveal new blue helmets for opening game