Author: Greg Goedecker

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

C-USA Preseason Power Rankings & Ratings

MGN CUSA POWER RANKINGS RANK TEAM RATING 1 MARSHALL 86.2 2 WESTERN KENTUCKY 84.8 3 MIDDLE TENNESSE ST 83.5 4 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI 83.0 5 LOUISIANA TECH 78.3 6 FIU 77.0 7 OLD DOMINION 76.9 8 FAU 76.4 9 UTEP 75.8 10 RICE 75.0 11 CHARLOTTE 72.8 12 UTSA 71.6 13 NORTH TEXAS 71.0 MGN CUSA…

C-USA Predicted Records

Using a power ranking formula I’ve predicted the conference record for every team in CUSA. Each team was given an overall power ranking, offensive power ranking, and defensive power ranking (these rankings will be released later). This same equation helped pick 80% of the games correctly in last seasons preseason predictions.   CUSA East W…

CUSA Fantasy Football Mock Draft

Fantasy football is fun, and most of us play it. However, most of us only play NFL fantasy football. Well fantasy football for college can be just as fun if not more fun. So I thought we should have a little fun on a Friday. Lets put together a fantasy football mock draft for CUSA…

2016 Schedule Series: Florida

Embed from Getty Images The Facts Game Date & Time: Saturday, September 17th 6:30 PM Venue: Ben Hill Griffin Stadium 2015 Record: 10-4 Senior Starters: 7 % of Letterman Returning: 69.4% % of Offensive Yards Returning: 53.6% % of Tackles Returning: 58.7% OL Career Starts:43 Previous Match-ups: North Texas won 20-12 in 1947   What…

North Texas to Keep Benford for Final Year of Contract. Foolish or Wise?

North Texas Athletic Director Rick Villarreal confirmed to our good man Brett Vito yesterday that Tony Benford will be the Mens Basketball Coach for the 2016-17 season. In the article Villarreal stated the following reasons for Benford staying on to coach the Mean Green: “I met with the president and the decision was made that he…

CUSA Basketball Tournament Talk

North Texas enters postseason play as they prepare to play Western Kentucky in the CUSA tournament. Lots of questions surround this team going into this tournament. Is Jeremy Combs healthy enough to play? Can North Texas fix their defensive issues? Will the road woes continue? The match-up with Western Kentucky presents its issues as well. First…

Basketball Talk: Week 16

North Texas will try to rebound from two disappointing road losses this week as they take on Old Dominion and Charlotte. Both of those conference foes have already defeated the Mean Green in away games. Tony Benford is hoping that the current 4 game home winning streak will be extended to 6 as the regular…

Basketball Talk: Week 15

North Texas was able to bounce back from 2 ugly road losses to capture 2 nice home victories against the Florida schools. Deckie Johnson put on a show in both victories. When Johnson is shooting the ball well UNT becomes a hard team to beat. He will need to continue his hot streak on the road…

2016 Pre Spring QB Evaluation

    Position Grade: C- Depth Grade: F New Comers: Alec Morris (Grad Transfer), Mason Fine (HS) Returning:  Connor Means (JR), Caleb Chumley (FR), DaMarcus Smith (SR), Quinn Shanbour (JR)     It’s another year and another spring QB competition for the Mean Green. Ever since Derek Thompson’s departure, UNT has been searching for a…

2016 North Texas Football Schedule Early Thoughts

The 2016 #MeanGreen schedule is out. The @SethLittrell era begins on Sept. 3 against the Ponies at Apogee. #GMGpic.twitter.com/OMRFiQpoPR — MeanGreenFootball (@MeanGreenFB) February 4, 2016     Thoughts: Glad there is no bye week in week one. Although we already knew this, its still nice to see. The bye week is conveniently located in the…