Arizona Wildcats vs. UTEP Miners: Game Preview and Key Statistics

Arizona Wildcats vs. UTEP Miners: Game Preview and Key Statistics


The Arizona Wildcats and UTEP Miners are set to face off at Arizona Stadium on September 16, 2023. Arizona has been performing well on offense, averaging 454.5 yards per game, while their defense has been solid, allowing only 285.5 yards per game. On the other hand, UTEP’s offense has been generating 368.7 total yards per game, and their defense has been giving up 324.7 total yards per game.

If you’re looking to watch this game, you can tune in to the Pac-12 Network. Kickoff is at 11:00 PM ET. For those who prefer to stream, Fubo and ESPN+ will be broadcasting college football games all season long.

Now let’s take a closer look at some key statistics for UTEP and Arizona. UTEP ranks 20th in offensive yards per game with an average of 368.7, while Arizona ranks 53rd with 454.5 yards per game. Defensively, UTEP ranks 115th, allowing 324.7 yards per game, while Arizona ranks 29th, allowing 285.5 yards per game.

In terms of rushing yards, UTEP is averaging 196.3 yards per game (36th), while Arizona is averaging 138.5 yards per game (82nd). In the passing game, Arizona has an advantage, averaging 316 yards per game (18th), while UTEP is averaging 172.3 yards per game (112th).

In terms of turnovers, UTEP has committed 6 (121st), while Arizona has committed 7 (128th). As for takeaways, UTEP has 1 (109th), and Arizona has 2 (74th).

Looking at individual statistics, Gavin Hardison has been the leading passer for UTEP, throwing for 494 yards (164.7 per game) with four touchdowns and four interceptions. Deion Hankins has been the team’s top rusher, accumulating 255 yards with one touchdown. Kelly Akharaiyi leads the team in receiving yards with 161.

For Arizona, Jayden de Laura has been a dual threat, throwing for 627 yards with five touchdowns and five interceptions, and rushing for 91 yards with two touchdowns. Michael Wiley has contributed in both the rushing and receiving game. Tetairoa McMillan leads the team in receiving yards with 226.

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