FBSchedules.com is reporting that the North Texas/Wisconsin game is being moved from October 6th, 2019 to September 6th, 2025. Previously, North Texas was scheduled to play the SMU Mustangs on the same day for 2025. At this point in time, SMU currently does not show any other future opponents scheduled for 2025 so it is anyone's guess when the game will be played that year. For North Texas this will open up the schedule for 2019 to allow a fourth out of conference opponent to found, hopefully as a home and home agreement. It will be interesting to see what Wren Baker has
The kick off of the North Texas 2017 Football Season is less than 20 days away and I have been busy on the Stats portion of the website for Football over the summer. As of August 6th, that portion of the site went live. Google and Bing have been busy indexing those pages for web searches. Many of the football pages should appear in searches and hopefully this site will become a more popular resource for people to track stats for football and basketball. Write-ups on Football Games The goal is to write briefs the day after games are played. I'll try to
I'm still waiting for official announcements to be posted by North Texas and South Alabama athletic departments but it appears the two former Sun Belt foes will face off in a home and home series starting in 2024. North Texas will first travel to Mobile, Alabama for a rare August game on the 31st in 2024 and the Jaguars will make a return trip the next year on Sept. 27, 2025. North Texas is 1-0 against the Jaguars all-time in football according to Sports-Reference.com. The two teams last played on Nov. 10th, 2012 where the Mean Green won 24-14 in the
Today, Conference USA released its preliminary television schedule for all C-USA Football Members. You can view the PDF of the complete schedule here. Below is the tentative TV schedule as of June 7th for the North Texas Mean Green. UPDATE: Two new games have been added to the TV slate for North Texas. North Texas vs. Lamar on September 2nd and Date Game Time (CT) Network Sat., Sept. 2 Lamar at North Texas 6:00 p.m.
North Texas and the University of Houston have agreed to a home-and-home series. The two schools last faced off on October 6th, 2012 where the Cougars defeated the Mean Green 44-21. The year before that, Houston was the first ever opponent to face off against the Mean Green in its brand new stadium, Apogee Stadium, on September 10th, 2011. The future dates the two school have agreed to play are: Sept. 28, 2019 - Houston Sept. 23, 2023 - at Houston Here is the historic head-to-head record between the Houston Cougars and North Texas Mean Green: Overall Date Day School Opponent Conf Pts Opp Diff W L T Streak Oct 6, 2012 Sat North Texas @ Houston CUSA L 21 44 -23 3 5 0 L 4 Sep 10, 2011 Sat North
Apologies for not getting this out sooner. I had completely forgotten about this post as life priorities shift a little once basketball season is over. Men's Basketball North Texas Adds Seven to its Roster for 2017-2018 Forwards - Tope Arikawe, Zach Simmons, Mark Tikhonenko Guards - Jorden Duffey, Michael Miller, Roosevelt Smart, Umoja Gibson Articles from MeanGreenSports.com Mean Green Add Two Recruits For 2017-18 (Zach Simmons - Signed in Early Period) McCasland Signs Arikawe, Smart On First Day Of Signing Period McCasland Adds Gibson, Miller To Signing Class McCasland Picks Up Mark Tikhonenko For 2017-18 Season Grant McCasland Signs Jorden Duffy To Recruiting Class North Texas Loses Jeremy Combs, Ja'Michael Brown, and Rickey Brice Jr. Jeremy
North Texas and Liberty have agreed to a home-and-home series starting with the Mean Green making a trip to Lynchburg, Virginia on September 22, 2018. The Flames will make a return trip to Denton, TX on October 9th, 2021. This home and home series appears to take the place pf two games against the Black Knights of Army. https://twitter.com/FBSchedules/status/859933386726682626 Liberty is transitioning to FBS and will be an Independent, so there are no concerns over whether the game will or will not be counted towards bowl eligibility (it will). Liberty is a "middle-aged" program as their football program played its first down
Green/White Pre-Game Coverage https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZVP0FTEfDYs Mean Green Sports Highlight Reel https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=18mmb6oHbpU Mean Green Sports Recap Garner, Shanbour, Pearson Shine In Green-White Game Denton Record Chronicle Write Ups Football: UNT wide receivers shine in spring game UNT spring game notebook: QB battle to continue into fall
Offensive Line Coach Brad Davis leaves North Texas to coach for the same position at Florida. There have been no rumors of who his replacement will be at the moment. https://twitter.com/brettvito/status/827971239583039489 Co-Defensive Coordinator Coach Mike Ekeler is headed to North Carolina for the same position. It is believed that Troy Reffett will take over to become the sole Defensive Coordinator role vacated by the departing Ekeler. There are some solid rumors that Jeff Koons from Cincinnati will take over to coach Linebackers for North Texas. https://twitter.com/brettvito/status/829732741684019200 Previously, Tommy Perry was the Special Teams Coordinator and Running Backs Coach and was replaced with Marty Biagi from Notre Dame.
North Texas announced today its 2017 Recruiting Class for Football, the second recruiting class for Coach Seth Littrell. The Mean Green have added 19 new players to its roster -- 16 high school recruits and three junior college transfers. The class was centered around Texas as only four recruits coming from out of state. Five Offensive linemen Three Wide Receivers One Quarterback Three Defensive backs Two Linebackers Two Defensive linemen Two Running backs North Texas had 20 scholarships to give and still has one left. The Mean Green gave out several blue-shirts at the beginning of the 2016 season which counted against the