Category: General

Coming Soon: Football Season Preview E-Book

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 »


It has been a relatively news-free summer for the football program and all things considered, that is a good thing. Coaches are famously drama-averse and the lack of off-field issues will make preparing for the new season much easier. Of course, the paranoid among us will be concerned that maybe things are going too smoothly…. Read more »

UNT Students Approve Athletics Fee Increase

The student service fee referendum passed after a hearing on the matter on Monday Feb 19th, 2018. The details are posted on the student affairs sit hosted at The details of the complaints were revealed and the decisions from the Election Board on the matters are posted. The first item on the Agenda was… Read more »

Athletic Fee Vote Held Up A Second Time

SGA Tweet: On February 16, 2018 at 5:00pm., the Election Board received a formal complaint regarding the 2018 SGA/GSC Intercollegiate Atheltics and Student Service Fee Referendum. The hearing will be held within 72 hours of the time the complaint was submitted. The involved parties will be notified of the complaint immediately so that the hearing… Read more »

Football Scoop: Seth Littrell on the Board of Directors at AFCA

Football Scoop Among the other leadership changes listed, the Scoop has this note: Additionally, Stanford head coach David Shaw, North Texas head coach Seth Littrell and North Dakota State head coach Chris Klieman were selected to the AFCA’s Board of Directors, which now consists of 19 members.

Help Out Dion Novil

YouCaring Please keep Dion Novil & his family in your thoughts & prayers after losing their home in a fire last night. A website has been set up for anyone wanting to donate. #MeanGreenFamily come together and help one of our own! That’s what family is all about! — Seth Littrell (@SethLittrell) December 31,… Read more »

Mike Lawrence Feature on KTXS

2017’s leading receiver and bearer of the best nickname got a feature this week. North Texas’ own Evan Nemec is now the weekend anchor in Abilene and produced the piece. I sure liked the shirt that he called his ‘favorite’. You might recognize it as this one from the MGN Shop The Lawrence family… Read more »

Merry Christmas!

I hope you are enjoying time with your family and friends and loved ones. Whatever you think about this holiday — the creeping commercialism, etc — it is an opportunity to spend the short time we have with people we care about and who care about us. Take full advantage of the opportunity. Merry Christmas,… Read more »

Vote ‘Yes’ On The Fee Increase

Sarah Sarder of the NT Daily wrote a good story on the University’s perspective on the issue. Essentially, it is about keeping North Texas competitive in the league in all sports. The fee is not outlandish or even galling considering the rest of CUSA. I voted ‘yes’ on the stadium referendum back in 2008. My… Read more »