Let you think this was the blowout that was expected — NT came into this game 28 point favorites — it was not. North Texas was tied with Rice at 17 late in the third quarter before scoring 24-straight points to win. DeAndre Torrey had all three of those final three touchdowns including two rushes… Read more »
This game is less of contest against the Rice Owls and more of a test of wil and self-discipline. We are often told that football teaches sacrifice, discipline, and some of the hard lessons that best prepare you for life. This is a knowledge check. It is much easier to prepare for games where everything… Read more »
North Texas has yet to play a perfect game this season, but this team has not needed perfect games to pile up wins. Rice was picked by seemingly every national personality to pull the upset because North Texas ‘had nothing to play for.’ After Mason Fine threw a pick six early, it sure looked like… Read more »
Good teams will finish the job. North Texas is still trying to prove that they are a good team. Yes, they are playing like one, and that is a subtle but important difference. When Seth Littrell says this team is not good enough to simply show up and that a full effort is required every… Read more »
Let’s look at the drive that might have saved the season.
Yes that is a corny headlines but its funny to me /Rocko’s Modern Life
Better Know Rice Rice has the benefit of being connected to the SWC mythos because of their membership. Like any program whose history expands accross the century, there were bright spots and dim ones. Rice’s heyday came in the 40s-and-50s when they won their first four bowl games, including the Cotton Bowl thrice and the… Read more »
MGN CUSA POWER RANKINGS RANK TEAM RATING 1 MARSHALL 86.2 2 WESTERN KENTUCKY 84.8 3 MIDDLE TENNESSE ST 83.5 4 SOUTHERN MISSISSIPPI 83.0 5 LOUISIANA TECH 78.3 6 FIU 77.0 7 OLD DOMINION 76.9 8 FAU 76.4 9 UTEP 75.8 10 RICE 75.0 11 CHARLOTTE 72.8 12 UTSA 71.6 13 NORTH TEXAS 71.0 MGN CUSA… Read more »