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  1. 22 points
    I had a young man come over this morning (Sat) to mow my yard. He showed up in an Arkansas sweatshirt. I asked him what his Arkansas connection was. He said he doesn't like it anymore and only wears it to mow yards. He said he stopped liking Arkansas after the North Texas game. GO MEAN GREEN
  2. 19 points
    It's really a small world. We are currently on vacation in Dublin, and I ran into a couple wearing North Texas gear. I yelled out Go Mean Green and talked to them for a few mins. It's really cool running into alumni in other countries.
  3. 18 points
    Aune looks like #2 and Martin looks like #3. Bean still tries to make up for his indecision with his legs. He does have good wheels, but then, just about everyone else does too. BV is right, Keune will probably redshirt. He does have some Fine-like qualities however. Addaway looked pretty good. He weaved through the middle of the defense for his first TD. He has very good speed, but I still haven't been able to evaluate his power running. Siggers is getting back into rhythm as a rb after spending a season at DB. White looks pretty good and Shorter made some pretty good catches, but he seemed a bit off after taking an uncomfortable fall in the endzone going for a fade pass. He got mugged most of the day by the DB's...…...as did all of the WR's. It looks like our DB's are being turned loose to go bonzai on the receivers. Hopefully they will then learn to dial it back. #20 and #40 looked good out there at LB. #32 was a monster. All the starting DL's were putting a lot of pressure on the QB's and I saw a lot of #45 and #46 around the ball when they were in there. That's good, because they both look like they are capable of jamming up the middle. just going by todays efforts, #47 seems to have the strongest leg. #49 under kicked a 50+ yrd FG attempt, and #47 had more than enough leg, he just missed. All the receivers had to battle a brutal cold gusty wind today. It never got over 48 degrees and the wind averaged around 15-20 mph. I was sooooo glad to get back into my truck.
  4. 15 points
    Wife wanted to make sure she repped her alma mater while on vacation for a few days. GMG from Playa Del Carmen.
  5. 12 points
  6. 12 points
    Exactly! Which is why it is important to the program’s future to increase his buyout for another program to pay.
  7. 12 points
    I'm debating with Vito on Twitter about this and I know some people may disagree, but to me, Houston is our biggest OOC game. -They are the marquee G5 program in the state and have been one of the best in the nation for a decade. -Even though they're not the rival SMU is, they're still an in-state rival that we're trying to catch in terms of facilities and on-field success. -We directly compete against them for lots of recruits every season. -The game itself is going to be a bigger event than the SMU game. Houston always brings a ton of fans and I can easily see this game being a sellout if both teams get off to a good start.
  8. 12 points
  9. 12 points
    And it is a completely false narrative. If anything, Fine made a rookie OC look better than he is, parlaying Fine’s talent into a top 5 (historically speaking) job.
  10. 11 points
  11. 10 points
    Hi ya'll - Some big news in Green Brigade world. Dr. Nicholas Williams has accepted the incredibly prestigious position as Conductor of Wind Ensembles at the Melbourne Conservatorium of Music in Australia. I am super thankful for the generous spirit Dr. Williams always afforded me and his continued passion for athletics' success as a multiple degree-earned alumnus. Today, his successor was announced. From College of Music Dean John Richmond: --- Welcome Daniel Cook!
  12. 9 points
    10. MASON FINE, NORTH TEXAS (Photo: Jerome Miron, USA TODAY Sports) 2018 stats: 303-of-469, 3,793 yards, 27 touchdowns, 5 interceptions 2019 expectations: Kicking off the Top 10 is one of the most underrated players nationally, a quarterback who will likely leave the Mean Green after his senior season as the best in program history. Overcoming the loss of play-caller Graham Harrell, who was instrumental in Fine's development, will be a challenge, however. New offensive coordinator Bodie Reeder has increased the tempo a bit, something Fine said recently his teammates have adjusted to well during the spring. Fine has an opportunity to exceed 10,000 yards passing and 100 touchdowns at North Texas if his senior season is comparable to his past two as the Mean Green's starter. https://247sports.com/college/north-texas/LongFormArticle/Trevor-Lawrence-Tua-Tagovailoa-Jalen-Hurts-college-football-quarterbacks-2019-Alabama-Oklahoma-Georgia-131124138/#131124138_4
  13. 9 points
    Found an image of a nUTSAck Fan's tailgating trailer.
  14. 9 points
    ESPN 2 has the national cornhole championships on right now. The announcer said there are some familiar names and some newcomers to keep your eye on. The commissioner said he was happy the championship was on national TV and the "sport" continues to grow. What does this have to do with UNT and CUSA? I was thinking we need to trade commissioners with the ACL. At least he knows how to get his "sport" on TV. I think the national sport of horseshoes will be on after this battle of the cornholes is over and the champion is crowned. The offseason has officially begun.
  15. 9 points
    My requests from a non musician. 1. No more shorts, etc... Wear our uniform. 2. Be musically excellent. That is expected of the GB. 3. Create an entrance and march on to and off of the field. 4. Stop bastardizing our Fight Song with the start and stop and different versions Williams loved to do. 5. Cut down on the number of times Fly Like an Eagle is played. 6. Get the crowd going. Remember that you are there to support our team and represent UNT. Make us all proud.
  16. 9 points
    If you can "Buy" your way in, Liberty might just end up in the SEC🤑
  17. 9 points
  18. 9 points
    I think the article misses the biggest point regarding declining attendance. College Football fans are the ultimate homers. All they need to motivate is to hold out hope that "next year" will be the year their team goes on that magical run to the conference championship and maybe the national title. This is an underlying sentiment the fuels the passion inside of them. Everything else associated with game day completes the fan experience but is not the base sauce. More and more fans realize now that their teams chance to do anything magical is close to zero. I am not just talking G5 schools. Over half the P5 schools have close to zero chance of winning a national title. Basically the focus on creating a "true" national title game has actually hurt the sport since it is not broad based and severely diminishes the pride fans feel to be chasing "just" a conference championship. To me the obvious fix for college football is to lower the number of regular season games and instead expand the playoff format. You put HOPE back in to a fans heart and they can't get enough. Every time I see Wifi in these articles I throw up in my mouth a little.
  19. 8 points
    DRC: https://www.dentonrc.com/sports/a-way-too-early-look-at-north-texas-football-schedule/article_3845d7c7-3eac-5204-9320-4e0ce8e36d0b.html
  20. 8 points
    Good article on Reeder and his Offensive Philosophy: https://www.texasfootball.com/article/2019/04/16/how-bodie-reeder-plans-to-build-winning-offense-at-north-texas?ref=article_preview_img
  21. 8 points
    Glad to see one of my favorite college football sites up and running again! Check out the site, it’s quite interesting. Anyways...here’s another offseason post. GMG! https://swcroundup.com/news/2019/4/18/another-season-of-high-expectations-for-the-mean-green
  22. 8 points
    Finding really funny how some of those associated/leading the sanctuary cities are getting pissed at Trump for suggesting they should start taking the immigrants to the different cities. The mayor of Oakland commented on how they should not have to use their local resources and this is a "Federal Government" issue. hypocrites!!!!!!!!!!
  23. 8 points
  24. 8 points
    Martin was the best qb on the field today. Two drives 2 scores, had some great long balls. We definitely have a number of quick backs. Tre and Addaway May be the bangers! Norvil in the middle and Hamilton on the edge looks to give us a good d- line. Will definitely have the size! GMG
  25. 8 points
    https://www.bing.com/amp/s/www.nbcdfw.com%2fnews%2ftech%2fUNT-Engineering-Team-Is-Finalist-in-NASA-Suits-Competition-508128981.html%3famp%3dy That is bad ass. I hope they win the whole thing. Rick
  26. 8 points
    The point of this article seems to be that if Harrell can make a great QB out of little Mason Fine from nowhere Oklahoma, he is going to really shine with USC's four and five star QB's. I think Harrell will do well, but Fine is a tough act to duplicate.
  27. 8 points
    They're one of those "directional schools." 😉
  28. 8 points
  29. 8 points
    The lack of attendance is due to the lack of parity. There is 0 parity so why should there be increased interest. Over the last 10 years it has been boiled down to about 12 teams with a competitive advantage and real shot to win a national championship. Everyone else, including a large portion of the 'P5', have a minimal to 0% chance. The game has been monopolized with the help of the media. They push the brands that garner the eyeballs because it creates more money for them. How deep of an analysis have you heard mainstream sports media give of Indiana or Purdue? Wake Forest or Boston College? Arizona or Colorado? Vanderbilt or Mississippi State? Iowa State or Oklahoma State? The answer on any given season, season over season, is very little to none.
  30. 8 points
    If people can’t see the difference between the Big West & MWC, I don’t know what to say. I don’t know why it’s brought up by the folks who oppose the MWC. Again, when you’re talking football, you’re talking only 4 games per year in the Mountain or Pacific time zone (unless you schedule non-conference games like Cal). And those games don’t necessarily have to start late, just like many of our home games kicked off at 1:00 or 3:00 over the past few years.
  31. 7 points
    How about giving him a Mean Green t-shirt as a bonus when you pay him the next time?
  32. 7 points
    A Ferrari that can't get a first down in crucial situations and crucial games.
  33. 7 points
    DRC: Virginia Tech transfer looks like a hit after spring practice https://www.dentonrc.com/sports/what-we-learned-from-spring-practice-part-ii--/article_ca21d894-2d58-51ea-8c5d-9020b0fffc80.html
  34. 7 points
    Most are the same folks still giving a ton of money today.
  35. 7 points
    DRC: https://www.dentonrc.com/sports/that-s-a-wrap----unt-closes-spring/article_b82ed666-d080-5518-8b2f-26c14ebbe345.html
  36. 7 points
    DRC: https://www.dentonrc.com/sports/unt-lands-three-star-offensive-lineman-jett-duncan/article_8a784956-b421-53e7-b1ad-d42ebb0334cd.html
  37. 7 points
  38. 7 points
    https://footballmaven.io/talkoffame/state-your-case/state-your-case-cedric-hardman-was-a-sack-savage-like-few-the-nfl-ever-saw-3L54XeE-G0ubI4Ssfdonbg/
  39. 7 points
    Congratulations all around to the Mean Green Women. This was an amazing season and credit goes to all the players and coaches that worked hard to give us more North Texas Glory. Though the outcome was not what we wanted, this team showed great heart and determination throughout the season. A big shout-out to Coach Mitchell!!!! She is proof you can always come home again. This was a season in the right direction. I look forward to more. Again congratulations on awesome Season and Go Mean Green!!
  40. 7 points
    https://www.latimes.com/sports/usc/la-sp-mason-fine-graham-harrell-usc-20190401-story.html?fbclid=IwAR3eA4QK4R2K47s42k-5LXXhsb-drw_8NMTEqEI525xEyeFz1-TI9SM1T94 Back in Denton, Texas, Fine has come a long way from where he was before Harrell visited Locust Grove more than three years ago. Recently, an NFL scout came by to see him and take his measurements. “I can’t control my measurables,” Fine said. “All I can control is what I put on that tape. Some teams may look the other way. Some teams may look at the film. I hope they do.”
  41. 7 points
    With pro day behind our guys, it's time to see where they start popping up in mocks as the draft approaches. Looks like Randy Gurzi of Fansided's NFL Spinzone has EJ ending up in Foxborough... https://nflspinzone.com/2019/04/01/nfl-draft-2019-mock-draft-complete-7-rounds/63/
  42. 7 points
    I’m all for that. My 50 year high school reunion needed a place and my wife said OK without a problem. However, I’m a little hurt that Lifer just assumes my house is “a smaller venue” than the Coliseum. Is Miller High Life OK with everyone ?
  43. 7 points
    I think we will miss Mr. Young....A LOT.
  44. 7 points
    I like this addition. Always glad to bring in a 3 start lineman. The fact we went to Kentucky for this guy really gives me hope that our coaches are turning over every stone to find the best linemen we can attract. Thank you coaches! Keep up the good work.
  45. 7 points
  46. 7 points
    Incredible opportunity for Dr. Williams! Proud of that guy. Looking forward to what soon-to-be-Dr. Cook brings to the table. Judging by his DCI background, I believe @SilverEagle's overtures for "pageantry" from the Green Brigade are about to be heeded. His Phantom Regiment (a prestigious DCI group) profile: https://regiment.org/staff/daniel-cook/
  47. 7 points
    This never gets old. Never.
  48. 7 points
    DRC: https://www.dentonrc.com/sports/football-littrell-players-happy-with-intensity-early-in-spring-practice/article_283c7193-9ae9-5624-8879-b188386aca89.html
  49. 7 points
    DRC: https://www.dentonrc.com/sports/monday-practice-notes----battle-for-starting-linebacker/article_4c3a8473-d874-5342-a3b4-eb0e415842e6.html
  50. 7 points
    DRC: https://www.dentonrc.com/sports/saturday-scrimmage-notes----race-for-backup-qb/article_e612cfb4-1c25-5700-af34-c3b7cd3571df.html


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