Category: General

Insider: Mason Fine To Start

MGN has received a tip that true freshman Mason Fine will start vs Bethune Cookman tonight.

Have A Drink And A Smirk: 8.25.16

Football is supposed to be fun but sometimes it isn’t because the people who run it are people and people sometimes suuuuuuuck. But don’t take my word for it. Mean Joe: Thanks, Joe. Now back to the show. Where were we? Ah yes, the annual march of  kids to school and their dorms and mailers telling…

MGS: 2016 HOF Class Announced

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Lance Dunbar, Craig Robertson, Calvin Watson, Andrew Smith, Susan Waters, and Ron Miller.

The North Texas Athletic Department on Friday announced its 2016 Athletics Hall of Fame class, a group that comes from four decades and three sports.

The six-person class is headlined by a pair of alumni currently playing in the NFL, Lance Dunbar and Craig Robertson. Dunbar, the leading rusher in North Texas history, is a running back with the Dallas Cowboys, while Robertson, the No. 2 tackler in school history, is a linebacker with the New Orleans Saints.

It Is Official: BOR Approve Wren Baker as AD

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Baker was the deputy director of athletics/external affairs at Memphis from February 2013 to May 2015 before joining the staff at Missouri. He also served as the athletic director at Northwest Missouri State and Rogers State in Claremore, Oklahoma.

Northwest Missouri was among the top Division II athletic programs in the country during Baker’s tenure. He was the first AD at Rogers State.

Baker graduated from Southeastern Oklahoma State in Durant, Oklahoma, and worked as a basketball operations assistant at Oklahoma State from 2001-05 under legendary coach Eddie Sutton.

The Cowboys went to the Final Four in 2004.

Read: He knows what a winning basketball team looks like.

Of Interviews, Websites and Arrests

CUSA Media days were okay. During the Ron Thulin interview, Jeff Wilson had some nice quotes that are pretty much standard for a competitive person. When asked if he could take on his coach on the field he said, “Well I’m a man so yeah I think I can”. Thulin followed up by leading asking…

Have A Drink And A Smirk: 7.26.16

We’ve spent a lot of time hating on ourselves at North Texas. It’s kind of our thing. Being the raging cynic that I am, I kind of enjoy it. It gives me the warm gentle self-hate of a Cubs fan without having to associate myself with Bill Murray and therefore without having to have an…

Vito: New AD Friday

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Friday! MGN heard some speculation that it was going to be Arthur Johnson of the UT administration, but that has been debunked. So it goes.