Tag: Seth Littrell

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…

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…

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…

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…

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?…

North Texas Leaning Toward New Orleans?

Bowl projections are most fun when they are the most exciting thing awaiting a football program. This weekend’s championship game rematch with FAU supersedes any bowl talk at the moment. Still, every publication has a Bowl Projection list. We will spare you the rehashing of those, but many indicators suggest North Texas will be bowling…

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…