FB: Third Downs, Penalties, and Special Teams Sink All Hope of a Power 5 Road Win

North Texas (1-2 0-0) went to Iowa City to face off against the Iowa Hawkeyes (3-0 0-0) in search of their first win over a Power 5 conference school since facing off against the Texas Tech Raiders in 1999, defeating the Raiders 21-14 in Lubbock. Instead, the Mean Green fell to Iowa 31-14 with the Hawkeyes scoring 21 unanswered points and shutting out the Mean Green in the second half. https://twitter.com/ZacharyABabb/status/909141161134059521 Going into the half, North Texas held a slim 14-10 lead over the Hawkeyes. The first half seemed especially sloppy as both teams were called for all sorts of penalties. Both

MBB: Men’s Basketball Full 2017-2018 Season Schedule Released

Tuesday, the University of North Texas announced its complete 2017-2018 Men's Basketball schedule. North Texas will travel to play Big 12, Big 10, ACC, and Big East to play Oklahoma, Nebraska, Georgia Tech, and Georgetown, respectively. North Texas also makes a return trip to hopefully avenge the close loss to San Diego last season and North Texas will continue the DFW rivalry with a game at UT-Arlington in early December. When it comes to the home slate, there are no real games that fans can circle on the calendar and be excited about. December Road Warriors North Texas will all but two games on the

FB: North Texas at Iowa Preview

North Texas is coming off a disappointing showing against DFW Rival SMU and is traveling up north to Iowa City, IA to face Hawkeyes for just the second time in program history. Currently, Iowa leads the brief series 1-0 and won 62-16 on Sept. 25, 2015. Currently, North Texas is 1-2 against the Big 10 Conference with the sole win coming against Indiana in 2011. North Texas is still in search of the program's 500th win although that will be a tall order against the Iowa Hawkeyes. North Texas faces a tough battle in Iowa as the Hawkeyes are ranked in the

CUSA FB: Viewing Options for Week 3

Charlotte vs. North Carolina A&T | Sat. Sept. 16 | 6:00 PM ET | WCCB FIU has canceled the football game for this weekend against Indiana FAU vs. Bethune-Cookman | Sat. Sept. 16 | 6:30 PM ET | beIN Sports Marshall vs. Kent State | Sat. Sept. 16 | 6:30 PM ET| CUSA.TV Middle Tennessee at Minnesota | Sat. Sept. 16 | 2:30 PM CT | BTN Old Dominion at North Carolina | Sat. Sept. 16 | 3:30 PM ET | Stadium Western Kentucky vs. La Tech | Sat. Sept 16 | 6:00 PM CT | Stadium La Tech

FB Third Down Defense/Special Team Play Sinks North Texas in SMU Upset Hopes

SMU (2-0 0-0) extended its overall record against the North Texas (1-1 0-0) to 31-5-1 by defeating the Mean Green 54-32. The reported attendance for the game was 24,638 but there is no way Ford Stadium was at two-thirds of its capacity. North Texas fans made about 5,000 of those reported in attendance. Courtland Sutton delivered as anticipated with 163 yards on 8 receptions and 4 touchdowns. He has a future in the NFL and is hands down the best player on the Mustang roster. North Texas got off to a an 10-0 lead but then SMU scored 38 unanswered points, shutting out

CUSA FB: Viewing Options for Week 2 Games

Charlotte at Kansas State | Sat. Sept. 9 | Noon ET | FSN FIU vs Alcorn State | Fri. Sept. 8 | 7:00 PM ET | No TV due to site change FAU at Wisconsin | Sat. Sept. 9 | Noon ET | BTN Marshall at NC State | Sat. Sept 9 | 6:00 PM ET | ACCNExtra Middle Tennessee at Syracuse | Sat. Sept. 9 | 2:30 PM ET | ACCNExtra Old Dominion at UMass | Sat. Sept. 9 | 3:30 PM ET | 11 Sports/NESN Western Kentucky at Illinois | Sat. Sept. 9 | 7:00 PM CT

FB North Texas at SMU 2017 Preview

North Texas and SMU look to meet up for the 37th time this Saturday evening in Dallas, TX at Ford Stadium at 6:00 PM. SMU leads the series 30-5-1 going back to 1922 according to CFBInfo. However, when going back to 1989, SMU only leads the series 5-3 and the home team is 7-1. An interesting fact in this series is that the last time North Texas defeated SMU on the road was in 1933 under Jack Sisco.  North Texas versus SMU - 1989 to 2016 Date Away Team Score Home Team Location Sat, September 3, 2016 SMU 34 - 21 North Texas Denton, TX Sat, September 12, 2015 North Texas 13 - 31 SMU Dallas,

North Texas Opens 2017 Season With Some New Records

North Texas (1-0 0-0) started its 2017 campaign with a 59-14 rout of the Lamar Cardinals (0-1). The Mean Green are looking to continue the momentum from the 2016 season and post their second winning season in the last 10 years and last night's 668 total offensive yards, a new record that surpassed the 635 total yards against Navy in 2007, was a good start. The last time North Texas won its home opener it finished the season 9-4 with a bowl win. It's still very early in the season but it's hard not to flash back to 2013 when North

FB Lamar vs North Texas 2017 Preview

In a game that was in question due to Hurricane Harvey hitting the Texas coastline hard with epic amounts of rainfall leading to tremendous flooding, we appear to have the season opening game happening this Saturday between the Lamar University Cardinals and the North Texas Mean Green in Denton, TX at 6:00 pm at Apogee Stadium. North Texas will be looking to start the 2017 season off strong as they work towards continuing on last season's momentum and their first winning season since 2013. Seth Littrell is entering his second season at North Texas after leading the team to a 5-8 season

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