Category: Football

North Texas at SMU Preview 2019

With all due respect to Abilene Christian, the real season begins this week against SMU. Yes, the Ponies opened as 4-point favorites in something of a condemnation of the North Texas defense and a little faith in the Sonny Dykes rebuilding project. If for some reason you have not noticed, Southern Methodist has been about…

2019 Season Preview E-Book

Ladies and gentleman, we present to you the 2019 MGN season preview. Purchase on Smashwords Become a member of MGN and get it free (via coupon).

Last Chance For Fine and Littrell

Folks, let me start this out by apprising you of some of the latest and greatest information about this here site: it has been lying fallow for a bit longer than we intended simply for the fact that Real Life has slowed some things down. Children and real estate and new endeavors all take up…

Seth Littrell Is Itching To Make the Offense Consistent and Aggressive

FRISCO, TX — Seth Littrell was smiling, in a black suite augmented with a green tie, laughing, patting coaches on the shoulder and smiling at the various people that came up to him to wish him well. “He has been on vacation” said Mason Fine, later, so that may partly explain his general bounce. The…

Mean Green Football On TV in 2019

The league announced the broadcast schedule for the 2019 season. There are a depressing amount of facebook games. Long time NT fans remember that yes, it was worse one upon a time when streaming an away game was a luxury on whatever Sun Belt partner was sending over pixelated football over the internet in 2006.…

Graham Harrell Is Gone

It is all official now. Harrell even changed his twitter account. We did not see much of GH in the day-to-day, as he was in the box and all we got was the Beyond The Green stuff. The players — Mason Fine especially — will miss him most. Our number one QB is going into…

Rivals: Graham Harrell to USC

Some time ago 247Sports’ Inside Carolina published a report that current North Texas Offensive Coordinator Graham Harrell was going to UNC. Well, that turned out to not be the case. Whether it was close or not is still unanswered. Yesterday Adam Maya of the USC Rivals site published news that Harrell is in “deep discussions”…

Class of 2019 National Signing Day

In the recruiting sites era, classes are judged by the rating of signees and how effectively those players fill their team’s needs, in both the short and long-term. However, as we have seen the college game transition from I-Formation, when run-heavy offenses were the norm instead of an anomaly. Most recruiting sites began before the…

2018 New Mexico Bowl: Utah State Routs North Texas 52-13

North Texas took a beating in Albuquerque, New Mexico. It was ugly in most ways and the most important optics are ugly. The national columnists and national writers that peek in and take a scan through of the scoreboard and a box score or two will say “NT flopped because of their bad defense.” This…

North Texas Recruiting: Ideal Profiles

Signing Day is around the corner and per a request from friend-of-the blog, here is what North Texas is looking for. This is a compilation of some of the things written on this site and in the season preview e-book. We are not in the huddle or the game-planning sessions but after three years of…