Tag: Mason Fine

2018: North Texas at UTEP Preview

Sometimes the hardest game to play is the one after a big game. Coaches are paid lots of money to motivate players to get over the natural desire to let down after a big effort. The game against Louisiana Tech was a heartbreaker. By most measurements North Texas had that won. Lining up for a…

Tough Losses Are Tough

Losing by two at home to one of the best teams in the division is not anything to be ashamed of. North Texas was not “exposed” or revealed to be a fraud. Two good teams played a good game and NT’s previously existing flaws — that up-and-down offense, and the defense reliant on two outstanding…

Not So Special: Louisiana Tech 29 North Texas 27

DENTON — The North Texas Mean Green lost a heartbreaking game at home to one of the divisions’ best teams. The day began with a little look into the future and an honoring of the past. NT broke ground on the new indoor practice facility and unveiled the Mean Joe Greene statue in front of…

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…

Mile Marker: North Texas Entering Conference Play

We are four games into the season, with the non-conference slate behind us, and it is time to take stock of things. The most important metric is the W/L column. Your Mean Green Fightin’ Eagles of North Texas are 4-0. Surprisingly, the defense has been the story of the season. That is not to say…

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…

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…

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…

North Texas Sweeps the Week 3 CUSA Player of the Week Categories

According to the league, North Texas players have won each of the three categories this week: Offense Mason Fine Defense Nate Brooks Special Teams Keegan Brewer Via press release: North Texas is the first school to win all three weekly football awards since WKU on Sept. 14, 2015. C-USA Football Players of the Week are…

That’ll Do Pig: North Texas 44 Arkansas 17

Ladies and gentleman your North Texas Mean Green are 3-0 and just beat an SEC squad on the road. There is precious little to point at and be angry about, but we’ll do our best. For the time being, we can celebrate. If you remember the last time NT played Arkansas and lost 66-7 —…