Light Work: North Texas 58 – Incarnate Word 16

North Texas beat Incarnate Word 58-16 on Saturday Night in front of a paltry crowd that mostly was concerned with staying warm and dry. There is some kind of lesson there about remembering that what happened last week was no accomplishment worth dwelling on. SMU has proved to be a bad team, and in front… Read more »

2018 Mason Fine Pass Record Watch

Mason Fine jumped out to an incredible start to his junior season. When NT hired an Air Raid coach to run things, we knew that the passing records would be challenged quickly. North Texas never has had a truly prolific passing legacy outside of the Mitch Maher years and so it was low-hanging fruit. Let… Read more »

MGN Interview with UIW Head Coach Eric Morris

“We are going to play a team that just basically stomped a mud hole in SMU.” MGN HQ is in San Antonio, Texas. That always confuses a few people but it has its advantages. This week, we were able to visit with the new Incarnate Word head coach Eric Morris after his Thursday practice to… Read more »

Quick Scout: Incarnate Word

The UIW was founded in 1881 in San Antonio, and only allowed women. So there is that in common with NT back in the day. It is a Catholic school located north of downtown but in what was some of the oldest parts of San Antonio. The school is trying to boost enrollment by focussing… Read more »

Littrell Press Conference, Post SMU

Seth Littrell held his weekly press conference and was pretty excited about the situation (for him). He praised the atmosphere and called it one of the better ones he’s seen across the league. People have called NT a sleeping giant — most famously Dan McCarney saying Why Not North Texas? back in his initial press… Read more »

Link: CUSA Power Rankings Week 2

Yours Truly voted in the CUSA Report power rankings. Now that Miner Rush is a just reposting press releases from the UTEP website and not being a good and true blog any longer, this is where MGN will be submitting votes from now on. Also, we share publishers ;). 2018 Power Ranking Week 2

Safeway Bowl Champs: North Texas 46 SMU 23

SMU had a nice hold on the recent series — winning three straight — and there was an ugly feeling among the North Texas faithful. The question of the nature of this ‘rivalry’ is up in the air — no one is getting fired over losing this game, not really. Still, it was not nice… Read more »

NT vs SMU Preview

It is game day. This is one of the more anticipated seasons in North Texas Football history, one over a hundred years old. The expectations are high and the competition is beatable. The opponent today is a rival and very beatable. SMU vs NT is not Michigan-Notre Dame for a lot of reasons, but it… Read more »

New Mean Joe Statue

Vito has the details You might remember that two years ago we had this discussion about Mean Joe and his deserving of a statue. It seems the new AD took up the cause and made things happen. The man deserves a statue and he is finally getting one.