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UTEP looks for a way forward after another 1-11 football season

UTEP AD Jim Senter talks about the progress of the football program Bret Bloomquist, Wochit

There was always a feeling that even in a Conference USA full of instant turnarounds, UTEP’s path back to respectability was going to take a while.

Such was the state of the program that Dana Dimel inherited two years ago.

After a second consecutive 1-11 season ended with a 30-16 loss to fellow rebuilder Rice, Dimel touted the strides he feels his program has made in terms of upgrading the talent, setting a foundation and improving on offense.