Tag: football game preview

2019: North Texas at Rice Preview

This has been a frustrating season, but one that was very predictable given the circumstances. The defense is young, and the offense has struggled to score enough to keep up. Mason Fine is the linchpin, and he has not finished something like four games this season due to injury. It is easy to become “entitled”…

North Texas vs Houston Preview

This has been an strange week. The Houston Cougars star QB D’Eriq King abruptly announced that he is redshirting the rest of this season — a prelude to a transfer perhaps — that would remove him from the upcoming game vs North Texas.  Incredibly, his backup is Clayton Tune, Hebron HS’s own steps into the…

North Texas vs UTSA Preview 2019

It is rivalry week, no matter what the message board people say. There are many flavors of rival, and they do not all look like the Iron Bowl. In CUSA, this is what it looks like: two struggling teams with relatively small fanbases (compared to the P5 programs) going at each other. Long time NT…

2017: Quickie Rice Preview

Good teams will finish the job. North Texas is still trying to prove that they are a good team. Yes, they are playing like one, and that is a subtle but important difference. When Seth Littrell says this team is not good enough to simply show up and that a full effort is required every…

2017: Army Preview

For the third time in thirteen months, North Texas and Army will contest a football game. The previous two have been entertaining and interesting — one with 7 turnovers and the other an overtime affair — and we can only hope this one can reach that bar. For North Texas fans, a bit of dessert…