Category: Football

2018 Bowl Projections

North Texas is bowl-eligible. That is not so amazing as it once was — look at us getting all spoiled! — but we can officially begin speculating at the destination. A few sites gather up some page views by doing weekly guesstimates. Let us take a look at the possibilities and see where our favorite… Read more »

Defense Dominant as North Texas Beats Southern Miss 30-7

North Texas moved to 6-1 and 2-1 in C-USA play after a nice, business-handling win over Southern Miss. Perhaps you wanted some kind of 44-26 win where Mason Fine shows off his arm and his weapons? This blog wanted that but is more than happy to sit here with a 30-7 victory in which the… Read more »

Beyond The Green Ep. 506 Recap

We do not often do this, but we have a little time on this Friday so we can talk about Beyond The Green this week. Brandon Garner has long been one of my favorite players. Joking on the sideline and on the field is great — life is short and there is no reason to… Read more »

2018: North Texas vs Southern Miss Preview

It is easy to get excited for games like Louisiana Tech or UTSA. It is much more difficult to get excited for the worst team in the nation — UTEP — especially on the road. What of USM, a good team with little sizzle at the moment? Well, after a disappointing outing in El Paso… Read more »

Struggle Win: North Texas 27 UTEP 24

The North Texas Mean Green went to UTEP and struggled with the Miners. This has been a theme for some time. NT lost the last two in El Paso coming into today, including that awful 52-24 defeat in 2016 that served as the Miners’ most recent win. Senior Ryan Metz started in place of redshirt… Read more »

2018: North Texas at UTEP Preview

Sometimes the hardest game to play is the one after a big game. Coaches are paid lots of money to motivate players to get over the natural desire to let down after a big effort. The game against Louisiana Tech was a heartbreaker. By most measurements North Texas had that won. Lining up for a… Read more »

Tough Losses Are Tough

Losing by two at home to one of the best teams in the division is not anything to be ashamed of. North Texas was not “exposed” or revealed to be a fraud. Two good teams played a good game and NT’s previously existing flaws — that up-and-down offense, and the defense reliant on two outstanding… Read more »

Not So Special: Louisiana Tech 29 North Texas 27

DENTON — The North Texas Mean Green lost a heartbreaking game at home to one of the divisions’ best teams. The day began with a little look into the future and an honoring of the past. NT broke ground on the new indoor practice facility and unveiled the Mean Joe Greene statue in front of… Read more »

2018: North Texas vs Louisiana Tech Preview

North Texas opens conference play on a day celebrating the past and the future. The Mean Green will honor Mean Joe with a statue and break ground on the new indoor practice facility. It is only fitting that fans of football are treated to an important matchup as the evening’s primary entertainment. Louisiana Tech comes… Read more »

Classic NT Uniforms For Louisiana Tech Game, Mean Joe Statue Unveliing

https://twitter.com/MeanGreenFB/status/1044973249560563713 North Texas released a new video today, with an advertisement homage to the classic Mean Joe Coke commercial. NT will wear the classic interlocking NT logo on the day they are unveiling the new Mean Joe statue. It is good.