Category: Football

North Texas 27 Rice 17: Back to .500

There was a concerning moment after the first quarter ended where it looked like North Texas had not improved since October 16, the last time they played (and beat MTSU). Rice had dominated the first quarter, keeping the powerful NT offense to only 22 yards. The Mean Green defense looked lost on pass plays, and…

North Texas vs Rice 2020 — Probably?

Last week we discussed the UAB game that eventually was postponed. North Texas went into that one as huge underdogs. They are schedule to face Rice this weekend as pick ’ems. We do not know much about Rice — they are 1-1 after playing USM and MTSU– and while we know much more about NT,…

North Texas at UAB 2020– Maybe

Everything is a maybe now. COVID-19 is rampaging across the nation again. Then numbers are greater than they were after the initial rush in the Spring. El Paso is so overwhelmed that the UTEP-UAB next week will be held in Midland, Tx. Last week four CUSA games were postponed/cancelled/what-have-you. If you are not completely sure…

This Pandemic Is Really Messing With This Season

Seth Littrell wearing a mask improperly

Of course, this is what we figured would happened when teams opened things up. Judging purely from anecdotal position, people have gotten more comfortable doing ‘risky’ things like going out and about and being mask-optional. Some of this is because people have acclimated to the pandemic — it has been seven months and people can…

UTEP Game Postponed

Bret Vito has the story over at the DRC. I also saw on twitter that NT offered UTEP the opportunity to come to Denton and play. They declined. I cannot blame either side for this. The UTEP program obviously does not control the wider El Paso outbreak and at least Athletic Director Jim Senter felt…

Bean Cooking: North Texas 52 MTSU 35

North Texas has twice set a new mark for offense twice this season. Both times North Texas was primarily quarterbacked by Jason Bean. If you have been following along this season you know Bean has been benched since the SMU game, for performance and Austin Aune has run the offense well, and thrown for 277/per…

It Got Worse: Charlotte 49 North Texas 21

Charlotte came into this game as 4-point road favorites. Club LIT getting hyped in the visiting Apogee locker room was always in play. Head coach Will Healy has his 49er program steered in the right direction, with an exciting offense, and some quality players on either side of the ball. Still, it was not supposed…

North Texas vs Charlotte 2020

It is game day in Denton, America. The North Texas Mean Green prepare to play the fourth game in the pandemic season. Each has been at home, but only one mark is in the win column. There are changes, as there are inevitably in any college football season — pandemic or no. Austin Aune is…

Still Bad: Southern Miss 41 North Texas 31

North Texas entered into this week with the benefit of an off week after cancelling the Houston game because of COVID-19 contact tracing. There was some question if it would be beneficial at all, considering the losses to the depth chart make it harder to practice. Southern Miss was embarrassed against Tulane last week. They…

North Texas vs Southern Miss 2020

Seth Littrell wearing a mask improperly

North Texas cancelled the Houston game because one position group had or came in contact with someone who had COVID-19. It is a reminder that this season is played during a pandemic and every game that is played is an accomplishment of some note. From a footballing perspective, we have other concerns. North Texas struggled…