Author: Greg Goedecker

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Greg used to write the Breakdown and now focuses on basketball. Stay grumpy, my friends.

How the West Will Be Won

  Forget about the SEC West. There may not be a better division race then what will transpire in CUSA’s West division this year. There are 4 teams with legitimate shots at claiming the title. Every team has question marks, tough home games, and tough road games. I broke down my thoughts into three parts.…

2014 Season Preview: Biggest Shoes to Fill

Editor’s note: The following is part 4 of the comprehensive Season Preview Breakdown that can be found here, in pdf form. Follow @MGN_Breakdown for more stuff from Greg and @meangreennation for more MGN. See Part 1 here See Part 2 here See Part 3 here QB Derek Thompson Whoever eventually takes over the QB position…

2014 Preview: Offensive Outlook & Coaching Staff

Editor’s note: The following is part 3 of the comprehensive Season Preview Breakdown that can be found here, in pdf form. Follow @MGN_Breakdown for more stuff from Greg and @meangreennation for more MGN. See Part 1 here See Part 2 here * On the offensive side of the ball UNT will be trying to replace…

2014 Season Preview: Defensive Outlook

Editor’s note: The following is part 2 of the comprehensive Season Preview Breakdown that can be found here, in pdf form. Follow @MGN_Breakdown for more stuff from Greg and @meangreennation for more MGN. See Part 1 here Another big story line is replacing all the senior leadership and production on the defensive side of the…

2014 Team Overview

Editor’s note: The following is part of the comprehensive Season Preview Breakdown that can be found here, in pdf form. Follow @MGN_Breakdown for more stuff from Greg and @meangreennation for more MGN. Last year culminated in a glorious celebration on the hallowed ground of the Cotton Bowl in Dallas for the Mean Green. It was…

Phil Steel Releases His 2014 Preseason All-CUSA Team

Phil Steele released his 2014 Preseason All-CUSA Team today. UNT selections are in bold. A few thoughts: No Carlos Harris Jr? That’s really surprising. Anthony Wallace gets on here. I guess that’s Mr. Steele throwing out a crazy prediction. The corner depth in CUSA is evident because James Jones doesnt even get a nod on…

UNT Post Spring Depth Chart Analysis

UNT released its post spring depth chart on Wednesday, and UNT beat writer Bret Vito was kind enough to share it with everybody on his Mean Green blog. These types of things are fun to look at as a fan, but it doesn’t tell the whole story of what’s to come in the future for…

UNT SPRING GAME WRAP-UP THOUGHTS

UNT closed out its 2014 Spring Campaign in front of nice crowd of 5000+ people on Saturday afternoon. The annual Green-White scrimmage gave fans one last chance to see the Mean Green in action before the season opener August 30th at Texas. It certainly was a great atmosphere plenty of fans, students and tailgating. You…

UNT Spring Game Preview

Game Time: 2:00 pm CT Location: Apogee Stadium, Denton TX Spring Game Notes: First and Third Team vs Second and Fourth Team. The 2’s and 4’s will start with a 21 point lead. Head Coaches Kevin Patrick and Mike Simmonds. This will be our last look at this Mean Green team before fall practice. Spring…

Who Plays the Toughest Schedule in 2014? (NCAA Method)

As we get closer to Saturday and the UNT Spring game I thought we’d take a look at the schedule again. The NCAA released its rating of each team’s schedule based solely on their opponents win/loss record from the previous season. I don’t fully agree with this method, but its another measurable that we can…