2017 West Division Champs: North Texas 45 UTEP 10

The Mean Green clinched the west division with a win over UTEP on homecoming. Jeff Wilson had 20 carries for 155 yards and a score, including a 66-yarder before the 4th quarter started. He moved up the all-time ranks and went over 1000 in a season for the first time in his career. He also… Read more »

2017: UTEP Preview

This week is all about taking care of business. The usual preview tidbits are less useful today because the stakes are simple: win and clinch the division. Lose and throw away a season of good will and damage next year’s prospects. UTEP is good enough to make this a game, and North Texas is still… Read more »

UTEP Preview: Q&A with Miner Rush

In lieu of a podcast appearance with Alex Nicolas of the SBNation UTEP blog Miner Rush, we exchanged questions. Here is MGN over there. 1. Where does UTEP stand in the AD/Coaching search? There were reports earlier this week that UTEP is down to three candidates, and the AD announcement should come later in November…. Read more »

2017 Season Preview: Schedule and Prediction

Predicting the schedule so far out is a fools’ game but we are silly fools who love this game and so here we go: 9/2 v Lamar Lamar has had a rough go of things, Beaumont being in the path of Hurricane Harvey. There was a question of whether this game would go on, but… Read more »

2017 #CUSAKickoff

Well it happened. We did not expect much excitement from a conference desperate for media partners, attention, and recognition. The biggest stories were Lane Kiffin, Butch Davis, and who deserves the most respect. The league has its share of personalities — ODU head coach Bobby Wilder is fun, WKU’s Mike Sanford is young and also… Read more »

Axed: NT 24 UTEP 52

North Texas was destroyed by Aaron Jones and his friends and now has to hope to go bowling via the side door.