I have an unofficial rule that when two teams are evenly matched it will result in a blowout. SMU came in with talent and depth in certain positions, and NT with talent and depth in others. What happened was that their best players played better than the Mean Green versions. It is no more complicated… Read more »
If you had paid close attention, you knew that Mason Fine is good and that the defense had a lot of inexperience. North Texas jumped out big quickly but allowed Abilene Christian to outscore them in the second half 17-13 to make the score look something like respectable. Mason Fine and company were up 38-10… Read more »
On the MGN Slack, a slacker posed the question “What should I do now?” after the men’s basketball team lost in the tournament. Typically, this is when MGN takes a break and talks to immediate family, and checks in with the world. On the Slack channel, I joked “you should read.” I thought a little… Read more »
It all begins today. The men and women get started — with Jalie Mitchell’s team to begin against Southern Miss this morning at 11am. Last season, the women made a little run only to be snuffed out by the eventual tournament champs WKU. This season the roster looks a bit different, but the team is… Read more »
Football Scoop has the story of the D-II game that was played at Apogee — well the second half at least. Crazy stuff.
One of the best parts of college football are the stories about bending the rules a little. This from Jake Trotter at ESPN.com is a great tale of the time Mike Leach — with the help of current NT head coach Seth Littrell — planted a fake play script and almost stole the game. There… Read more »
North Texas announced the new Light the Tower Master Plan today with a website and everything. There is a ton of information there, and you should check it out. The highlights are these: New Soccer and Track Venue near Waranch Tennis Complex Indoor Practice Facility Expansion of the Athletic Center Relocation of Apogee scoreboards —… Read more »
Hey guys. We are a week away from the opener against SMU and your favorite blogger just had another kid. To celebrate both things buy your eBook for 20% off at Smashwords with the coupon code: JH56G Smashwords Store Go Mean Green!
Media in 2018 is much different than the utopian dream of the internet we all had back in the early days. Your Favorite Mean Green Blogger came of age when dial up was still a thing, so I am old. I remember the time before Facebook and yes, I did use MySpace. Before we were… Read more »
I wrote that I was back to full-time caring about the NT squad and that is true. MGN is putting out a season preview e-book soon and that is where my attention has been. As always, it is aimed somewhere between the die-hards and the casuals. As most things, it takes a little time, that… Read more »