Category: General

Summertime

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.…

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 unt.edu. 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…

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…

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. Former @SweetwaterISD standout Michael Lawrence (@Michael_Law10) has overcome obstacles to becoming @MeanGreenFB's leading receiver. Just like he did in high school. 🏈⤵️https://t.co/vBXVDRTAgD — KTXS Sports…

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,…

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…

UTEP Preview: Q&A with Miner Rush

In lieu of a podcast appearance with Alex Nicolas of the SBNation UTEP blog Miner Rush, we exchanged questions. Here is MGN over there. 1. Where does UTEP stand in the AD/Coaching search? There were reports earlier this week that UTEP is down to three candidates, and the AD announcement should come later in November.…