Tag: offense

North Texas Recruiting: Ideal Profiles

Signing Day is around the corner and per a request from friend-of-the blog, here is what North Texas is looking for. This is a compilation of some of the things written on this site and in the season preview e-book. We are not in the huddle or the game-planning sessions but after three years of… Read more »

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 »

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… 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 »

One More FAU Thought

We have to close the book on the last game. It will be useful to look back when and if the time comes where FAU is the opponent. Until then there is much to play for and little to learn from continually picking at the scab. Still, lots of questions were asked, fireings were suggested,… Read more »

Eastbound (& Downs Success)

The emotions have settled (a little) after a thrilling victory over UTSA which put North Texas at 3-0 in conference play. While North Texas was able to go up early in that game, they struggled to move the ball on offense, as UTSA controlled the ball for the next two quarters. To close the game,… Read more »

Room for Improvement?

After coming off the high of North Texas’ 43-28 victory, let’s take a step back and critically review some aspects of the game. No fluff, just my notes. Positives During the first three non-conference games, North Texas converted 28% offensive third downs. That’s not good. Over these last two conference games, North Texas has converted… Read more »

2017 Jeff Wilson Stat Watch

While we are officially on 1K watch for Jeff Wilson, he is on pace for about 1500. That would put him at about third in the NT single-season list. Actually he’s on pace for 1554, which would put him a yard ahead of Lance’s 2010 season. Rushing Yards Jamario Thomas — 2004 — 1,801 Patrick… Read more »

Offensive Improvement In SL Y2

NT is about a third of the way through the season and so it is a good time to get a feel for how this team will project the rest of the way. NT opened with a good mix of non-conference foes — an FCS, a Power 5, and a fellow G5 member on the… Read more »