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Past articles by Jerry:

10 years ago, Alamo Heights won its first state football title

Ten years ago, Alamo Heights celebrated a state football championship. The Mules whipped Robert Griffin III-led Copperas Cove 40-28 on Dec. 16, 2006 in the Alamodome to claim the Class 4A Division I state crown. Much has happened since then, including the death of a key contributor to that team, making the anniversary of that title bittersweet. Read the full story on → Read More

Former UTSA coach Thompson hospitalized in critical condition

Former UTSA basketball coach Brooks Thompson has been hospitalized in San Antonio with an illness that is being described as "double organ failure." An administrator at Oklahoma State University confirmed that he released details of the illness recently at the request of Michelle Thompson, the former coach's wife. → Read More

UTSA football signee arrested on armed robbery charges

UTSA is monitoring the arrest of safety Jaquelle Green, the highest-rated player in the program's 2016 recruiting class. "We are aware of the situation and are in the process of gathering information," first-year UTSA football coach Frank Wilson said in a statement. Green, a four-star prospect from Mississippi, has been accused along with three others of robbing a pizza delivery driver at… → Read More

Brooks Thompson fired as UTSA men’s basketball coach

Brooks Thompson has been relieved of his duties as men’s basketball coach at UTSA, athletic director Lynn Hickey announced Thursday. → Read More

UTSA says it’s paying Coker $650,000 in a settlement

UTSA is paying former football coach Larry Coker $650,000 in return for his resignation, according to terms of a settlement document released by the university. According to a university document released late Wednesday, the coach will receive his pay in two installments. → Read More

UTSA disputing report it owes former coach Coker $1.56 million in buyout payment

UTSA is disputing a report that the university is on the hook for buyout payments to former football coach Larry Coker that will add up to $1.56 million over the next three years. → Read More

Shaquille O’Neal talks about his days at Cole High School

Listen to basketball superstar Shaquille O’Neal and two of his former coaches talk about the 1988-89 state championship at Cole High School. → Read More

UTSA beat Connecticut 2-1 in wild finish

Skyler Valentine raced home with the winning run on a wild pitch in the bottom or the ninth Friday night, allowing UTSA to claim a 2-1, season-opening victory over the UConn Huskies at Roadrunner Field. → Read More

Larry Coker hints that he may have been fired from UTSA football

Coker wouldn't say that he was fired from UTSA but said there were things he wanted to achieve before abruptly leaving the program. → Read More

Super Bowl-bound UTSA grad Teddy Williams says Carolina 'feels like family'

Former UTSA track and field standout Teddy Williams is headed for Super Bowl 50 as a member of the NFC champion Carolina Panthers. → Read More

FIU pulls away in second half for 72-56 victory

UTSA entered the Convocation Center on Thursday night with two modest goals. The Roadrunners wanted some revenge and they wanted to leave the building on a two-game, Conference USA winning streak. Florida International had other ideas, breaking open a close contest with second-half half burst in a 72-56 victory before an announced crowd of 966. For more, visit → Read More

UTSA hires three more football coaches

UTSA has hired three new assistant coaches to support its new head coach. → Read More

UTSA gives new football coach Wilson five-year deal starting at $650,000

SAN ANTONIO — UTSA on Friday afternoon introduced Frank Wilson, a veteran assistant in the Southeastern Conference, as its new head football coach. “It’s an honor,” he said. “It’s a pleasure to be here today.” Terms of the deal call for Wilson to work on a five-year contract, starting at $650,000. For Wilson, it’s his first job as a college head coach after 20 years in the business, including… → Read More

LSU’s Frank Wilson to be next UTSA football coach

UTSA lands new coach. → Read More

Emergence of TCU assistant boosts UTSA football coaching search

A source has confirmed to the Express-News that TCU assistant Curtis Luper is interested in the UTSA football head coaching job. Luper could be one of six candidates to interview this week. → Read More

Morgan: Coker’s UTSA departure ‘out of the blue’

Little did Morgan realize at the time that the meeting would be one of the final interactions for the storied coach with one of his UTSA players. Coker, who won a national title at Miami in 2001 and started the UTSA program from scratch, announced Tuesday in a news release that he was stepping down as coach. The nature of Coker’s departure remains something of a mystery, because the former coach… → Read More

Former UTSA coach Coker underwent hip replacement recently

Sources say former UTSA football coach Larry Coker underwent hip replacement surgery over the holidays, but it's uncertain whether it had anything to do with him leaving his job. Coker stepped down Tuesday. → Read More

UTSA guard Christian Wilson suspended after marijuana arrest

A UTSA guard suspended indefinitely after arrest. → Read More

Louisiana Tech edges UTSA 34-31 in C-USA thriller

Jonathan Barnes hit a 32-yard field goal with 10 seconds remaining Saturday night, lifting the Louisiana Tech Bulldogs to a 34-31 victory over UTSA in a Conference USA game at the Alamodome. → Read More

UTSA wins its first game of the season, stopping UTEP 25-6

UTSA won its first game of the season Saturday night with a 25-6 victory over the UTEP Miners. The game was played after two lightning delays in the first half. → Read More