Tag: coaching

Heartbreak in Hot Springs: North Texas 70 WKU 74

We were punched in the gut for the second year in a row. Same result from different opponents. This was a lot different than last season, though. That was the last hurrah for the most successful class in UNT history, this is the start of the most talented. All five starters in the SBC title…

North Texas National Signing Day 2012

Dan McCarney has the gift of motivation. He has long been known as master of the press conference and I must admit I fell for his charm at the podium once again. I came away thinking we had the recruiting class that will be essential to our future success. Hell we just might have. There…

UALR Wins Again

I missed this one too. It’s a bad habit I’ve been developing and I mean to stop it dead. I gathered what I could from this thread, Vito’s blog , and Mean Green Premium to say this: 1. We need a better fucking stream on MGP, dammit. 2. This loss was a bad one. 3. Chris…

McCarney Speaks To The Masses

I was watching through my computer screen. There he was, pacing back and forth, winning me over again. The first time was back in November. Then he sold hope. This time he sold facts. Stinging facts about the guys who ran this joint before he stepped in. His honesty is refreshing. Instead of trite cliches,…

Linking: Yahoo Edition plus Clint Bowen!

Coogs Preview NT Danny Mac on the task ahead of him: “North Texas has gone many years without playing good defense,” McCarney said of his new team. “Most defensive stats were in the bottom ten in college football in 2010. We must learn to make many more big plays, game changing plays and dominant plays…

Linking: Revisit 2010, Todd Dodge’s New Home and More

Football Study Hall This is a good, objective look back on last year. It is fairy accurate (he missed some of the details) and provides the statistical version of the story your local season ticket holder would tell you without the harping on the use of tight ends. Quick version: UNT was predictable on offense.…

Riley Dodge To Transfer

Riley Dodge doing stuff Per MGR, espndallas and MGB, Riley: “I have loved my time at North Texas. I have many friends and teammates that I will miss greatly. I hope all the best for North Texas football as it enters a new era and a great new stadium. Under the circumstances that I have…

Mike Canales on Attacking the Overhang

Mike Canales Wut? Surely you know what the overhang defender on an odd-man front is? No? Then you probably don’t know why you are clamoring for a tight-end, do you? Coach Canales is on board with bringing in a guy that can block the safety and help in the run game, something Boise St. and…