Tag: jaelon darden

Fine Throws Four, NT Rolls 51 ACU 31

If you had paid close attention, you knew that Mason Fine is good and that the defense had a lot of inexperience. North Texas jumped out big quickly but allowed Abilene Christian to outscore them in the second half 17-13 to make the score look something like respectable. Mason Fine and company were up 38-10… Read more »

2018: North Texas vs Southern Miss Preview

It is easy to get excited for games like Louisiana Tech or UTSA. It is much more difficult to get excited for the worst team in the nation — UTEP — especially on the road. What of USM, a good team with little sizzle at the moment? Well, after a disappointing outing in El Paso… Read more »

2018: North Texas vs Louisiana Tech Preview

North Texas opens conference play on a day celebrating the past and the future. The Mean Green will honor Mean Joe with a statue and break ground on the new indoor practice facility. It is only fitting that fans of football are treated to an important matchup as the evening’s primary entertainment. Louisiana Tech comes… Read more »

Business Trip: North Texas 47 Liberty 7

North Texas went to Lynchburg, VA and took care of business. Not all handling of business is beautiful or perfect. North Texas had to find a way to dominate without a crisp passing game and they did so. Loren Easly had 177 yards and is the clear number one back after four weeks. The Mean… Read more »

North Texas at Liberty Preview

It may not be SEC, but Lynchburg, VA will be loud. Seth Littrell talks often of competing each week in and of itself, going “1-0” each week. Last week’s challenge against Arkansas was a good team looking to make the transition from underdog to favorite. Now? This is about staying humble and sticking to the… Read more »

MGN Film Room: Mason Fine to Jaelon Darden

Mason Fine did not throw for 400 yards against Arkansas, nor did he complete 70% passing but he did have a nice passing game. One of the key questions coming into this season was whether or not the offensive line could keep Fine upright. At the end of last season, Fine was sacked 19 times… Read more »

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 »

2017 Season: UAB Week

Let us be clear about how much we do not know about UAB: they could come into Denton and do damage. North Texas is favored by ~10 depending on the time you choose to place your bet and with whom. Four of the five advanced numbers have NT above UAB but they all have NT… Read more »