Category: Football Recaps

North Texas 14 Houston 31 Halftime

Well Houston looked even better than they did last year in Denton when they had Casey Keenum. Lining up quickly executing perfectly, Houston jumped out to a 17-0 score while North Texas was looking very much like they have been the last few weeks. That is to say, without a whole lot of excitement in…

North Texas 20 Florida Atlantic 14 9.29.12

North Texas went to Boca and snatched a victory away from what could have been the jaws of defeat. It was not pretty. It wasn’t anything to be crazy proud of. It was just a win. That is all that matters. Seriously, look at “lowly” UTSA out there in the WAC. They whooped up on…

North Texas 10 FAU 0 Halftime

Coming into this game there was an air of disappointment. Sure, everyone was saying the right things after the loss to Troy but that didn’t lift the fog. Florida Atlantic seemed like the perfect rebound game from a tough loss. What do ya know? They are. Derek Thompson still looks a little shaky, like his…

North Texas 7 Troy 14: Debacle!

Pre-snap Read once wrote this about Derek Thompson: Another issue is his consistency: Thompson can get from zero to 60, which is nice, but can also revert back to zero within a week, if not within a quarter. There was only one solid two-week stretch of play, against Troy and Western Kentucky; the rest of…

North Texas 7 Troy 7 Halftime 9.22.12

So that vaunted passing attack eh? Not that great.  Well at least that was the case for the majority of the first half.  It wasn’t until late in the second quarter that Troy was able to move the ball at all let arough through the air. It was mostly via underneath passes against soft coverage…

NT 21 KSU 35

And so it goes. As I said in the first half recap, Kansas State came into this game as a 28.5-point favorite. Here at MGN HQ there wasn’t the same feeling of resignation going into Manhattan as there was going into Baton Rouge. This isn’t just because BR is a crazy, scary place as it…

NT 7 KSU 14 Halftime

Kansas State came into this game as a 28.5-point favorite. Here at MGN HQ there wasn’t the same feeling of resignation going into Manhattan as there was going into Baton Rouge. This isn’t just because BR is a crazy, scary place as it is that K-State isn’t a scary team. The team so far hasn’t…

North Texas 34 TxSouthern 7

//Collage is from the responses to the #ShowYourColors topic on twitter. Thanks, guys// Let’s be real. That should have been a 70-3 game at worst. Derek Thompson over-threw, under-threw and poorly-threw. The student section was legit, however. The rest of the fan base didn’t really show up. Now, I don’t know the breakdown nor do…

MGN Video Recap: LSU Sept 1 2012

We were beaten pretty badly, but there were some bright spots. Here are few clips highlighting the kinds of things the guys did well and a few that explain what went wrong.

North Texas 14 LSU 41

//featured pic is a collage of #ShowYourColors responses before game time. Thanks ya’ll// Generally, I don’t like moral victories. Sometimes, however, they taste real good. After getting shellacked by bigger, stronger, more well-funded schools for what seemed like forever it was nice to feel like we had a fighting chance tonight in Baton Rouge. There…