Category: Football

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 »

2018: North Texas at UAB Preview

North Texas travels to Birmingham for the biggest game of the season. Be not alarmed, you have heard that phrase before. One aspect of being a fan of a good team is that there are usually more than one Big Game of the season, ultimately culminating in the Biggest. So will it be this season,… Read more »

UAB Rushing Attack

The UAB rushing attack is a proven commodity. UAB has accumulated 1,396 yards on 275 carries, is top 25 in rushing yards per game in the nation, and is second only to FAU in C-USA in that category. UAB runs the ball nearly league-best 46 times a game and passes it league worst 24 times… Read more »

CBS: Dennis Dodd on NT, Littrell and Baker

Good stuff CBS Sports’s Dennis Dodd on Seth Littrell and the impact he has had at North Texas. LINK At the season’s halfway point, there are plenty of Group of Five stories that slip through the cracks as the gap widens between the haves and have-nots. Lane Kiffin has hogged the runway at FAU. UCF… Read more »

2018 Mason Fine Pass Record Watch — Mid Season Check In

Last time we checked in, Mason Fine was on the verge of breaking more records. Now that he has played some games we can check in to see what he has broken, what that means, and what else he will do to this record book. We always expected this would happen with the offensive system… Read more »

This UAB Game Is For The Division (UPDATE)

The Blazers of Birmingham are 3-0 with an opportunity to sew up the division by beating our North Texas Mean Green this Saturday. NT is 2-1 in league play after dominating Southern Miss. The lone loss was to Louisiana Tech in the 29th. Here are the standings: West Standings – Conference record only UAB 3-0… Read more »