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2014 Season Preview: Defensive Outlook

Editor’s note: The following is part 2 of the comprehensive Season Preview Breakdown that can be found here, in pdf form. Follow @MGN_Breakdown for more stuff from Greg and @meangreennation for more MGN. See Part 1 here Another big story line is replacing all the senior leadership and production on the defensive side of the…

Film Room: Stopping The Run

Much was made of the Rice team’s ability to run the ball. North Texas’ defense did a hell of a job corralling that phase of the game, and despite allowing Charles Ross 101 yards, Rice’s run game wasn’t much of a factor. They couldn’t run when they needed to (ahem, goal line?) and most of…

North Texas 28 Rice 16 — BOWL ELIGIBILITY!

pic via @Christin_Nicole My favorite statistic is this one: North Texas has only allowed one touchdown in the second half in the last five games. That includes tonight’s game. Rice scored their last touchdown (and point) with nine minutes remaining in the second quarter to take a 16-7 lead. Tonight was epic. It was amazing.…

Ball State Film Room

The defense had a solid game, but it was far from perfect. There were some things that Ball State did that played right into our hands, and helped us along. I say that not entirely sure if it was just great scouting by Skladany and company knowing Ball State’s tendencies, or if Ball State underestimated…

North Texas 34 Ball State 27 — 9.14.13

A few things stand out from that epic comeback against formerly 2-0 Ball State. Some of those things are Derek Thompson running for the go-ahead TD, Laramie Lee putting the hurt on everyone on the Cardinals WR corps, and the 92 freaking plays we ran. The latter was indicative of our newly effective offense. UNT…

MGN Video Recap: LSU Sept 1 2012

We were beaten pretty badly, but there were some bright spots. Here are few clips highlighting the kinds of things the guys did well and a few that explain what went wrong.