Tag: Seth Littrell

DMN: NT Is a Sleeping Giant, Nationally Relevant

Kevin Sherrington wrote a column praising North Texas the other day. He touched on the usual, including the reasons for the way things were. Too many reasons to cram into such a small space, but you could start with the fact that it’s never been affiliated with a major conference, and the facilities were modest,… Read more »

FWST: North Texas Made The Right Coaching Choice

Mac Engel talked with UNT President Smastresk about the hire. The juicy bit was this part: “I’m not going to throw (former UNT athletic director Rick Villarreal) under the bus on this because he wasn’t opposed to it,” UNT President Neal Smatresk said in a phone interview. “TCU was on fire then, and still is…. Read more »

Seth Littrell Discusses Mason Fine on the Jim Rome Show

Sports fans in the DFW area mostly listen to the Ticket, but Jim Rome is still a national radio legend. Today on the Jim Rome Show, head coach Seth Littrell talked about Mason Fine, Barry Switzer, and growing the program in Denton. Here is a bit of that conversation.

North Texas at Arkansas Preview

This is a big game. These money games are usually perfunctory for Mean Green fans. While there may be some hope at the start, the goals usually are to remain healthy and come out looking impressive to friends. The coaches usually say the right things, but privately dislike the depressing odds. Every once in a… Read more »

Light Work: North Texas 58 – Incarnate Word 16

North Texas beat Incarnate Word 58-16 on Saturday Night in front of a paltry crowd that mostly was concerned with staying warm and dry. There is some kind of lesson there about remembering that what happened last week was no accomplishment worth dwelling on. SMU has proved to be a bad team, and in front… Read more »

Littrell Press Conference, Post SMU

Seth Littrell held his weekly press conference and was pretty excited about the situation (for him). He praised the atmosphere and called it one of the better ones he’s seen across the league. People have called NT a sleeping giant — most famously Dan McCarney saying Why Not North Texas? back in his initial press… Read more »

Safeway Bowl Champs: North Texas 46 SMU 23

SMU had a nice hold on the recent series — winning three straight — and there was an ugly feeling among the North Texas faithful. The question of the nature of this ‘rivalry’ is up in the air — no one is getting fired over losing this game, not really. Still, it was not nice… Read more »

Football Scoop: Seth Littrell on the Board of Directors at AFCA

Football Scoop Among the other leadership changes listed, the Scoop has this note: Additionally, Stanford head coach David Shaw, North Texas head coach Seth Littrell and North Dakota State head coach Chris Klieman were selected to the AFCA’s Board of Directors, which now consists of 19 members.

SMU Needs A Coach

Smoo lost Chad Morris to Arkansas today and the relatively pedestrian record he put up on the Hilltop (14-22) reminded me of a quote I read by June Jones recently while going down an internet rabbit hole. From an interview with Sports Illustrated following June Jones’ resignation: How do you view your time at SMU?… Read more »