Tag: Rice

Rice Beats Up North Texas 20-14

HOUSTON, TX — As usual, the traveling North Texas crowd looked bigger than the home supporters, but that did not matter. Mike Bloomgren’s Rice Owls came to play on Saturday at Rice Stadium, and Seth Littrell’s Mean Green did not. Of course, things are not as simple as effort and desire and the twenty-two starters…

2019: North Texas at Rice Preview

This has been a frustrating season, but one that was very predictable given the circumstances. The defense is young, and the offense has struggled to score enough to keep up. Mason Fine is the linchpin, and he has not finished something like four games this season due to injury. It is easy to become “entitled”…

Late Show: Mean Green Pull Away From Rice 41-17

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…

2018: North Texas vs Rice

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…

Piece of Rice Cake: NT 30 Rice 14

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…

2017: Quickie Rice Preview

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…