Tyler Maryak

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    This. It's being noted more and more that we are offering guys early and then other schools take note and they end up getting a P5 offer or something.
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    Dude Perfect at the Super Pit

    You should see the outtakes first!
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    K. McClain - Houston Texans camp workout

    Yesss. Nothing would make me happier.
  5. I'm just glad we have a guy like Kelvin Smith at right end...wherever that is.
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    Antonio Johnson update

    PSA: This is a name for a real currency. I Google'd it moments before I used the laughing emoticon response. I am now infinitely happier having this knoweldge.
  7. Man...i didn't realize how many seniors were in the defense...
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    DRC: Examining UNT's 2018 schedule

    @Mean Green Maniac, this is mainly for you...(glad you finally joined) Sept. 1: SMU - Sloppy play by the ponies gives us a close W, with the help of the home crowd. Sept. 8: Incarnate Word - W. That's all I've got to say 'bout that. Sept. 15: at Arkansas - Close L, but an L all the same. Prolly a breakaway on a roundabout caused by missed assignments. Sept. 22: at Liberty - Easy W, despite concerns. Sept. 29: Louisiana Tech - Surprisingly convincing W. Oct. 6: at UTEP - W. Oct. 13: Southern Miss - W. Oct.20: at UAB - L. Blazers play the spoilers and get vengeance for last year. Oct. 27: Rice - W. Nov. 10: at Old Dominion - W. Nov. 17: Florida Atlantic - L. Nov. 24: at Texas-San Antonio - W, simply because I have to believe we get it. Finish regular season 9-3, miss the conference championship because the Blazers end up being that good, but win the bowl game against a high-profile G5 to get to double-digit wins.
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    DeAndre Torrey reels off a 55 yard TD run

    When I was a tour guide, one of my go-to jokes was "UNT is one of ___ schools that paints their field the school colors."
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    DRC: UNT wide receivers outlook for 2018

    Anybody seen the movie "Hot Fuzz"? Brett reminds me of the reporter from that movie.
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    More on the Mean Green Athletics Fee

    That's fair. I'd like to go into why the current mentality about what is best for a university is problematic, but that'd take us into a completely different conversation that would have to be moved off this forum. And as much as I like pie, I primarily come here to see gifs of Fine > Guyton in peoples' signatures.
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    More on the Mean Green Athletics Fee

    If I remember correctly, it's that the amount the state provides per university is increasing at an annual rate less than it has in previous years. Of course, if you're fundraising for the university, you'll simply this to "the state is giving us less, so we need more from you." As a nonprofit fundraiser myself, I'm not dogging it - it works. And is all but necessary in an environment where higher education is treated as a commodity in a free market.
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    More on the Mean Green Athletics Fee

    Probably gonna get railed for this one, but let me play Devil's Advocate here, because I am a big proponent of understanding "the other side's" argument, even if you don't agree with it. I didn't put in the time to make a pretty infographic, but consider the information. Currently, the tuition at UNT is higher than that of Texas State and UTSA (since those are the universities selected in the athletics graphic) and overall cost of attendance is pretty close for all three. Looking at the bigger picture, the cost of attending college is growing at a rate that far exceeds the inflation for other "commodities." Someone previously said that the athletics fee is the only one that students have the ability to control, I believe to suggest that they shouldn't be able to control it. I'm no libertarian, but I would argue the opposite - students should have more say on where money can be spent. I know an 18 year old isn't a CFO with decades of experience, but a college degree is seen as being damn-near a requirement to get a job (why not technical skills? that's a whole other can of worms). It is more and more expensive to go to college and there is one tiny piece that I, Joe Collegestudent, can control. I should absolutely weigh the cost and benefits and not just jump on board with paying more because UTSA can gargle my jubblies (they can, btw). For the record, I really hope the fee increase passes because I believe that, for better or for worse, our society measures the value of a degree by the university's athletic prowess and I want my degree to be seen as prestigious. However, if I were in school and I didn't believe that, you best believe I would fight tooth and nail to keep costs down to get the best value for my degree. Shift money, sure, but don't just keep charging me more and more so we can (being cynical, here) pay our coach $1.11M instead of $1.09M. ALL THIS TO SAY: I won't be cursing UNT students for fools if this doesn't pass. Institution Tuition and Fees Books and Supplies Room and Board Transportation Other Costs Total Texas State University Resident $10,620 $770 $8,420 $1,880 $1,570 $23,260 Nonresident $23,060 $770 $8,420 $1,880 $1,570 $35,700 The University of Texas at San Antonio Resident $10,013 $1,500 $9,558 $2,760 $1,836 $25,667 Nonresident $23,263 $1,500 $9,558 $2,760 $1,836 $38,917 University of North Texas Resident $11,296 $1,000 $8,200 $2,260 $2,158 $24,914 Nonresident $24,106 $1,000 $8,200 $2,260 $2,158 $37,724 Sources: http://www.collegeforalltexans.com/apps/collegecosts.cfm?Type=1&Level=1 http://www.stsw.com/2014/09/yet-another-post-trying-to-answer-if.html
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    Tough loss for Rice

    Fun Fact: He was also a finalist in the competition for the most stereotypical UT white guy name.