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Texas gets up early, running all over the Mean Green and scoring touchdowns on each of its first three possessions. The defense plays with the kind of energy and intensity Strong has been asking for all off-season, giving the Longhorns a 31-3 halftime lead. After a quick third quarter touchdown makes it 38-3, Swoopes replaces Ash and the reserves come in on defense. Swoopes struggles and North Texas starters score a garbage time touchdown against Texas backups. Score: Texas 45, North Texas 13 Read more: http://collegesportsblog.dallasnews.com/2014/08/texas-prediciton-longhorns-cruise-past-north-texas-as-defense-stands-tall.html/
It's a game for North Texas. It's also a paycheck. But North Texas athletic director Rick Villarreal sees the season opener at Texas on Saturday as something a bit more -- an opportunity. The road to Austin may be a new one for the Mean Green. But its a road familiar to Villarreal. Opportunity awaits. When Villarreal was an associate athletic director at Southern Miss, the Golden Eagles signed up for some big paychecks against national powers. Southern Miss, then an unheralded independent, visited Florida State in 1989 and both Alabama and Auburn in 1990. The Golden Eagles, shockingly, won all three games, whipping then No. 6 ranked Florida State 30-26 in the 1989 season opener, then toppling No. 13 Alabama 27-24 and No. 15 Auburn 13-12 the following season. Read more: http://www.dallasnews.com/sports/college-sports/unt-mean-green/20140827-gosselin-north-texas-ad-an-upset-veteran-sees-austin-trip-as-game-changer.ece