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North Texas vs Southern Miss 2020

Seth Littrell wearing a mask improperly

North Texas cancelled the Houston game because one position group had or came in contact with someone who had COVID-19. It is a reminder that this season is played during a pandemic and every game that is played is an accomplishment of some note. From a footballing perspective, we have other concerns. North Texas struggled…

North Texas vs Houston Cancelled Due To Covid-19

Four North Texas players reportedly tested positive for COVID-19 and the game this weekend against Houston will be cancelled. No doubt Dana Holgorsen will want to “chirp” about this game as well. He already irked the Baylor athletic director Mack Rhoades with his comments. North Texas announced the cancellation today. The program reportedly had two…

Destroyed: SMU 65 NT 35

North Texas came into this game limited. Tyreke Davis and KD Davis (no relation) were late scratches because of “medical reasons” . Whatever the game plan was for Shane Buechele and the Mustangs, it would have to be adjusted for both the ability and knowlege of the replacements Kevin Wood and Gabriel Murphy. NT ultimately…

North Texas vs SMU Preview 2020

How many of you call this the Safeway Bowl? I was an undergrad at North Texas in 2006 when NT beat SMU and was there in that moment. No one really used the “Safeway Bowl” moniker until the last couple of years. In 2007 the stands were not filled too much. The next time when…

Jason Bean Leads North Texas to Win Over Houston Baptist 57-31

Jason Bean was the last minute choice to start the pandemic season opener and did about all he could to win the job permanently. In split action with co-starter (according to the depth chart) Austin Aune, he put up a nice line: 11 of 18 for 217 yards and 3 touchdown passes against one interception.…

North Texas Begins The Pandemic Season With Questions: 2020 MGN Season Preview

Nothing about this season is normal. I cannot tell you with confidence that this season will end on the scheduled date. At every level of education, there are varying levels of process for reopening. Some are more cautious than others. At the big time college level we have cancellations and postponements and also some powering…