The UTEP Miners football program represents University of Texas at El Paso in the sport of American football. The Miners compete in the Football Bowl Subdivision of the National Collegiate Athletic Association and the West Division of Conference USA. They are currently coached by Mike Price, who returned as interim head coach following the resignation of Sean Kugler 5 games into the 2017 season. UTEP has produced a Border Conference championship team in 1956 and a Western Athletic Conference championship team in 2000, along with 14 postseason bowl appearances. The Miners play their home games at the Sun Bowl which has a seating capacity of 51,500.