Category: Football

Nebraska/Oregon Hybrid Offense

Smartfootball links to a Scott Frost interview on the nature of Nebraska and Oregon’s offense. The connection? No, not the option aspects, the total commitment to the system. [Links] [Smartfootball.com]

2011 Football Schedule

2011 SCHEDULE SEPT. 1 
at F.I.U. SEPT. 10 
Houston SEPT. 17
 at Alabama SEPT. 24 
Indiana OCT. 1 
at Tulsa OCT. 8 
F.A.U. OCT. 15
 at La.-Lafayette OCT. 22 
La.-Monroe OCT. 29 
at Arkansas St. NOV. 12
 at Troy NOV. 19
 W.K.U. DEC. 3
 Middle Tennessee

2011 Season Preview

The start of the season is upon us. How do you feel? Compared to last year, this season should fill you with dread. Maybe disillusionment. Looking from last July 26th, I was reasonably pessimistic about this 2011 season. Papa Dodge had loaded up for one last hurrah in 2010 and much depended on it. Multiple…

Vito on Positivity

Whoa. Apparently someone is complaining about Vito being too negative on the blog and spouts the oft-repeated mantra touting positivity and the “correct” way to refer to the school’s athletic department. Bret set the record straight: First off, our style is to use UNT on second reference. It doesn’t matter how UNT is branding itself this…

Experience The New Mean Green

Totally awesome because I am an alumnus. I must admit that I am not really that excited about the green helmet with “North Texas” on the sides. I maintain that it looks like a placeholder for the logo. nTm imagines it this way: Designer 1: Once we get the new logo files in, they’ll go…

Switching to Nike, Goodbye Southlake Carroll Unis

Seriously, they look the same. It was along running joke that Papa Dodge brought with him the Southlake Carroll Jerseys. In fact, I once imagined the conversation that started it: RV: You know, Todd Dodge is sooo awesome.Friend: Yeah. Too bad he coaches high school.RV: We should hire him.Friend: Yeah.RV: You know? We should hire…

Who will replace Riley Dodge?

So who do we have to replace Riles? Here, in no particular order, are the guys that are on/will be on the roster:

Riley Dodge To Transfer

Riley Dodge doing stuff Per MGR, espndallas and MGB, Riley: “I have loved my time at North Texas. I have many friends and teammates that I will miss greatly. I hope all the best for North Texas football as it enters a new era and a great new stadium. Under the circumstances that I have…

UNT Kicks Some Cajun Ass

We sauntered into the Super Pit with our breath smelling like Street Tacos from Taco Cabana. Still feeling the lingering effects of a very happy new year’s eve and a pickup soccer game at ten in the morning, we decided not to sit in our usual seats near the guy who brings his kids to…

Mike Canales on Attacking the Overhang

Mike Canales Wut? Surely you know what the overhang defender on an odd-man front is? No? Then you probably don’t know why you are clamoring for a tight-end, do you? Coach Canales is on board with bringing in a guy that can block the safety and help in the run game, something Boise St. and…