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UPDATED: Wait Hold Up Conflicting Reports on Graham Harrell — Originally Reported to Leave by Inside Carolina

At least one coach is leaving. Wait hold it up. Update 7:10pm Inside Carolina deleted the post announcing GH had left and instead has this note indicating it is more tenuous than solid. North Texas says it is “business as usual” until they know otherwise. end update 7:10 Update #NorthTexas OC Graham Harrell is staying… Read more »

2017 New Orleans Bowl: Troy 50 North Texas 30

Let us get some instant reaction: You can get the first and second half reactions here. The Game It is important to remember that NT had crawled back in this game before completely falling apart in the second. The Troy defense was vulnerable in spots but came up big when it counted — that is… Read more »

Ugly Wins Are Wins: North Texas 45 ODU 38

Mason Fine saw the rush, stepped up, scrambled to his left. He found daylight to his left and sprinted toward it. He began his slide and NT was safely in the win column following some cursory kneels. Why was NT in need of a 3rd-and-8 scramble to win things? Well the reason is a long… Read more »

Mason Fine: Improvement from Year 1 to Year 2

True Freshman, Detective. North Texas quarterback Mason Fine was both hyped and rebuked throughout his true freshman campaign. His first year was filled with memorable moments of moxie, playmaking, and Fine-dozing – including an 80-yard touchdown run to start the second half against UTSA. That same game was filled with forgettable freshman moments – including… Read more »

MGN Film Room: Lamar

It is that time of week where we would discuss particularly interesting plays or formations from our guys. Much of the film shows NT did not really change much of their offense. A lot of it was simply good execution against an overmatched opponent. The highlight reel will suffice for our purposes. We will not… Read more »

2017 Season Preview: Offense

The essence of the Air Raid, and even this version of it, is ball-control. Instead of putting the fate of the offense in one running back, or one deep-post route, this offense makes the opposition defend horizontally and vertically. At best you get something like the best Oklahoma, Texas Tech teams of the last two… Read more »

2017 Season Preview: Coaching

Seth Littrell did such a swell job that he earned a raise. Littrell and company did not lose as many games as they should have and that was good. Some of it was the conference, and some was luck, but the rest is rightly attributed to the staff. So they are deserving of their raise… Read more »

OU Daily: Graham Harrell Rumors

George Stoia of the OU Daily wrote that Lincoln Riley might have tapped Graham Harrell QB coach job after Bob Stoops stepped down as head coach. I reached out to Stoia to see if this was simply speculation or smoke from a fire somewhere within the Sooner camp. It was the former. Given his history… Read more »

2016 Football Season Recap

I flirted with the idea of recapping the season after UTEP, and then again after the HOD Bowl. Niether felt right, as we were too close to the results. We just signed the next class, and so a look back is timely, as Spring camp is near and we will essentially begin looking toward the… Read more »