The Miners hit the road to plays its next-to-last Conference USA road game of the season on Saturday at Houston.
UTEP will be home for three of its final five regular season games, starting on Saturday against Tulane (6 p.m. MT). It marks the Miners' 81st Homecoming game.
The Miners face SMU on Saturday in the Sun Bowl in search of their first C-USA victory.
The Miners open Conference USA action when they take on East Carolina on Saturday in Greenville, N.C.
UTEP wraps up the non-conference portion of its 2012 schedule at Big Ten power Wisconsin.
Chad Raymond returned to the UTEP staff as tight ends coach in May of 2012. He spent three seasons with the Miners as a program coordinator from 2008-10, with his primary responsibility working with the offensive line.
Before making his way back to El Paso, Raymond served as the offensive line coach and recruiting coordinator at New Mexico Highlands during the 2011 season. He helped the Cowboys fashion a 4-7 record, significant because NMHU totaled just one win in each of the previous two seasons.
His primary recruiting areas at New Mexico Highlands were Central, East and West Texas, as well as Houston and northern California junior colleges.
He spent 2012 spring ball at his alma mater, Tarleton State, where he worked with the o-line before getting the opportunity to rejoin the FBS coaching ranks.
Raymond served as an offensive GA/tight ends coach at Midwestern State University in 2007. He was involved with all facets of the football operation, including assisting with recruiting, coaches' films and camps.
Raymond played tight end at Cisco Junior College and Tarleton State University. He earned his bachelor's of Business Administration degree from Tarleton State in 2006.