Tag: rivalry

SMU Found a Coach

Apparently new SMU coach Sonny Dykes grew up an SMU fan. “There’s a picture somewhere of the pile of SMU players in that end zone celebrating,” Dykes said. “I can promise you, there’s a 13-year-old kid in the background somewhere celebrating with them, and that was me.” This blog had speculated aloud that Sonny Dykes,… Read more »

Not Alone

Occasionally GMG.com will fill up with complaints about spirit. If you didn’t already know that most schools have this same issue, well at least you can read about the rival down the way with a very similar problem. Via Adrian Bermudez over at UD: There should also be a Roadrunners chant that is divided among… Read more »

Still No Offense: SMU 31 NT 13

I really could just get last season’s recap of the Texas game and swap out the ‘Texas’ words for ‘SMU’ words. Let’s try the first couple of grafs. North Texas and the fans and students thereof came to Austin Dallas expecting to give Texas SMU a run for their money in DKR-Texas Memorial Gerry Ford… Read more »

THE BREAKDOWN

North Texas Mean Green vs. SMU Mustangs   Date: September 6th, 2014 Time: 11:00 am CT Location: Denton, TX Line: UNT -2.5 TV: Fox Sports Southwest Weather: A 40 percent chance of showers and thunderstorms. Mostly cloudy, with a high near 90. North northeast wind 5 to 10 mph.   Game Notes North Texas SMU  … Read more »

Thoughts on the Budding Rivalry With UTSA

Ever since the possibility of UTSA playing some football came up I talked up how similar the two programs are (despite what people on both sides think). When both got tossed into the same conference I was ecstatic. We haven’t had a true conference rival for as long as I can remember. North vs South,… Read more »

North Texas 13 UTSA 21: Post Mortem

Let us all give due praise to the new UTSA football program. They came into Apogee and put up 450+ yards against a good defensive unit, on a cold day in Denton. The didn’t look scared, they didn’t get rattled, they played their game and won. That said, it wasn’t as we haven’t seen this… Read more »

So you are a UTSA hater?

If you happen to browse the most popular UNT-centric message board you might have noticed the concern over UTSA and its progress toward prominence. That isn’t to say that UTSA is making large steps toward prominence. Well, none that are amazing. The basketball team is in the NCAA tournament again and won a play-in game…. Read more »