Category: Football

Mason Fine Can Do Whatever He Wants

Mason Fine briefly considered transferring elsewhere for his senior season. Well he said it “crossed his mind” in his availability with the media this week. Whatever you think of the way these comments were presented it is worthwhile to think about the idea behind them. Mason Fine is a junior and statistically the best quarterback… Read more »

Gutsy Revenge Win: North Texas 41 FAU 38

There is always something to play for. North Texas and Florida Atlantic met up for the first time since last December when FAU completed the two-game sweep that saw Lane Kiffin’s Owls put up 1436 yards and 110 points. At the very least there was revenge to be had. North Texas jumped out to a… Read more »

The Re-Rematch: North Texas vs FAU

This game does not have the stakes we anticipated in preseason. Both squads have gone through some soul-searching in the weeks before this game. FAU found that they missed the departed Driskel a bit more than they perhaps thought they would. The very talented Chris Robison is still very talented, but he is very much… Read more »

2018 North Texas at ODU Preview

This is a much abridged preview. MGN has been otherwise occupied with life and its concerns. Apologies all around. Last game we discussed the challenges of finding new goals after the main goals become unreachable. The Mean Green’s best season in some time will go without a conference championship after two losses to Louisiana Tech… Read more »

Seth Littrell Just Needs To Win

Forget the hot takes. Like most things, winning is the answer. Doing the little things in practice, recruiting, developing, and building relationships is how you win. This has all been documented and proven over and again. There is a bit of luck involved, and sometimes some coaches get more luck than others and people rate… Read more »

Late Show: Mean Green Pull Away From Rice 41-17

Let you think this was the blowout that was expected — NT came into this game 28 point favorites — it was not. North Texas was tied with Rice at 17 late in the third quarter before scoring 24-straight points to win. DeAndre Torrey had all three of those final three touchdowns including two rushes… Read more »

2018: North Texas vs Rice

This game is less of contest against the Rice Owls and more of a test of wil and self-discipline. We are often told that football teaches sacrifice, discipline, and some of the hard lessons that best prepare you for life. This is a knowledge check. It is much easier to prepare for games where everything… Read more »

Nate Brooks Named 2018 Jim Thorpe Award Semifinalist

Nate Brooks, once maligned corner back, is officially back. He was named a semifinalist for one of the more prestigious awards in the game: the Jim Thorpe Award. The award fills the trophy cases of such luminaries as Hall-of-Famers Charles Woodson, Deion Sanders, and NFLers such as Terrell Buckley, Terrence Newman, Aaron Ross, Michael Huff… Read more »