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University welcomes its first class of Bold Promise students

OCTOBER 30, 2020 — This fall UTSA welcomed its inaugural cohort of students from the Bold Promise program into the Roadrunner family. This new tuition promise initiative is designed to provide access to an excellent education for Texas students from low- and middle-income families. One in five first-time freshmen enrolled at the university this semester are participating in the program.

Launched in December 2019, the groundbreaking program covers 100% of a first-time freshman’s tuition and fees for four years. The program is open to recent Texas high school graduates who ranked in the top 25% of their class and have a family income up to $50,500. Students are not required to fill out a separate application to be considered; Bold Promise is automatically awarded to UTSA applicants who meet the program qualifications.


The Bold Promise program is making a financial impact of $6.4 million this semester alone, resulting in significant savings for the families of these high-achieving students.



For the fall 2020 semester, 2,989 applicants from across the state were offered Bold Promise. Ultimately, 959 (32%) of those students enrolled at UTSA; 638 of the students offered Bold Promise are from Bexar County, and of that group, 371 (58%) enrolled.

By covering the total cost of tuition and fees for the students involved, the Bold Promise program is making a financial impact of $6.4 million this semester alone, resulting in significant savings for the families of these high-achieving students.

“As a Hispanic Serving Institution, UTSA has a record of investing to support educational attainment for Hispanic students as well as students from other historically underserved populations,” said Kimberly Andrews Espy, provost and senior vice president for academic affairs. “I’m excited to see that our Bold Promise program is enabling increased college going by providing direct financial support to more high-achieving, high-potential students in our own community.”


Learn more about the UTSA Bold Promise program.


In order to continue to be eligible for the program, Bold Promise students must enroll full-time each semester (12 credit hours or more) and maintain a 2.5 grade point average.

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(Live) Army vs UTSA Live :Stream college football Week 7

To Army vs UTSA Live : The Tennessee Volunteers are 4-1 against the Kentucky Wildcats since October of 2015, and they’ll have a chance to extend that success Saturday.vcx

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The Volunteers and UK will face off in an SEC battle at noon ET at Neyland Stadium. Tennessee has the odds in their favor, so they’ll need to guard against complacency.

Tennessee was expected to have a tough go of it last week, and that’s exactly how things played out. Their painful 44-21 defeat to the Georgia Bulldogs might stick with them for a while. WR Josh Palmer put forth a good effort for the losing side as he snatched two receiving TDs.vcxdf

Meanwhile, UK made easy work of the Mississippi State Bulldogs last week and carried off a 24-2 victory. No one had a standout game offensively for UK, but they got scores from RB Christopher Rodriguez Jr. and TE Keaton Upshaw. Terry Wilson’s longest run was for 51 yards in the second quarter.fdsf

The Wildcats’ defense was a force to be reckoned with, as it collected six interceptions. Those interceptions were spread across their defensive unit.

The Volunteers are now 2-1 while UK sits at a mirror-image 1-2. A couple stats to keep an eye on: Tennessee has yet to throw a single interception. UK is not quite as good, but they are no chumps, either: they come into the contest boasting the ninth fewest thrown interceptions in the nation at one. So expect both teams to feel comfortable airing the ball out.fds

How To Watch Watch Tennessee vs Kentucky Live:

When: Saturday at 12 p.m. ET

Where: Neyland Stadium — Knoxville,, Tennessee

TV: SEC Network

CBS All Access is another ideal option for watching games online. In addition to a back catalog of CBS shows, plus some shows like Star Trek: Picard, this service also lets you watch your local CBS station and that channel’s games in your market as they air live.

FOX typically broadcasts two NFC games on Sunday afternoons since they hold the rights to the NFC matchups. The network will also air “Thursday Night Football” games beginning with Week 4.

ESPN will televise all NCAA Football games, while Amazon Prime will broadcast 11 Game beginning with Week 4.

The NCAA Network and NCAAF Redzone announced that the channels will be available to watch on YouTube TV. The two channels are a part of YouTube TV’s new add-on package, Sports Plus and would give subscribers access to live exclusive games live studio shows.fdsre

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Army vs. UTSA odds, line: 2020 college football picks, Week 7 predictions from proven model

The UTSA Roadrunners will take on the Army West Point Black Knights at 1:30 p.m. ET on Saturday at the Alamodome. The Roadrunners are 3-2 overall and 2-0 at home, while Army is 4-1 overall and 0-1 on the road. The Black Knights are 5-1 against the spread in their last six games as a favorite. The Roadrunners are 5-0 against the spread in their last five games as an underdog.

The Black Knights are favored by eight-points in the latest UTSA vs. Army odds from William Hill, and the over-under is set at 49. Before you make any Army vs. UTSA picks, check out the college football predictions from the SportsLine Projection Model.

The SportsLine Projection Model simulates every FBS college football game 10,000 times. Over the past four-plus years, the proprietary computer model has generated a stunning profit of over $4,200 for $100 players on its top-rated college football picks against the spread. It is a sizzling 23-6 on top-rated picks through six weeks of the 2020 college football season, returning almost $1,300 in profit already. Anyone who has followed it has seen huge returns.

Now, the model has set its sights on Army vs. UTSA. You can visit SportsLine now to see the picks. Here are the college football odds from William Hill and trends for UTSA vs. Army:

  • Army vs. USTA spread: Army -8
  • Army vs. USTA over-under: 49 points
  • Army vs. USTA money line: Army -300, UTSA +250

What you need to know about Army

The Black Knights are 4-1 due to a suffocating defense, a unit that allows just 264.2 yards and 12.6 points per game, which is the seventh-best average in the country. That includes a sterling 83 yards per outing on the ground, which is also good for seventh nationally. 

Army is the second-best rushing team in the nation, trailing only Air Force (369 yards) with 311 yards per game on the ground. Tyrell Robinson leads the Black Knights with 264 rushing yards on 25 carries. Army barely throws the ball, as evidenced by quarterback Jemel Jones’ nine completions on 19 attempts for just 156 yards and two touchdowns against two interceptions.

What you need to know about UTSA

The Roadrunners are on a two-game losing streak, including a 27-20 loss to No. 15 BYU last weekend. Quarterback Lowell Narcisse threw for 229 yards and two touchdowns, including a 34-yarder to Brennon Dingle with 1:17 to play. Narcisse was the third quarterback to see significant time for UTSA this season, joining Frank Harris (566 yards, 3 TDs) and Josh Adkins (233 yards, 1 TD).

Running back Sincere McCormick leads UTSA with 569 rushing yards and four touchdowns. UTSA’s defense allows 452 yards per game, including 298.6 in the air.

How to make Army vs. UTSA picks

SportsLine’s model is leaning under on the total, predicting that Army doesn’t get to 100 passing yards. It has also generated an against-the-spread pick that hits in 70 percent of simulations. You can only get the

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