North Texas Announces 2020 Football Schedule

North Texas Athletics announced its 2020 Football schedule on Wednesday. It has the usual West Division opponents plus flipped East Division opponents -- Middle Tennessee (away) and Charlotte (home). North Texas will open at home against Houston Baptist University on Sept. 5th and travel to play Texas A&M of the SEC. To close out the season, North Texas will again travel south on Interstate 35 to play UTSA in the Alamodome for some post-Turkey Day festivities. Depending on how the race for the West shapes out, this game could have Conference Championship implications. The Conference USA broadcast schedule will be announced later in the spring, typically around the end of May/beginning of June. Home 9/5 - Houston Baptist 9/19 - SMU

2019 Football Schedule Announced

Today, North Texas and Conference USA jointly announced the 2019 Football schedule. Click here for the full schedule. Times have not been set and exact dates could be shifted slightly to accommodate broadcast media. Last year the final schedule was set around the beginning of June. You can read the Denton Record Chronicle news article here highlighting the upcoming season. An interesting note regarding the 2019 schedule is that there are two bye weeks this year. North Texas will get a bye in weeks 6 (October 5th) and 12 (November 16th). These seem like they have been put into advantageous spots for the Mean Green as these will be before traveling to Southern Miss (and after Houston) and before traveling to Rice (and

FB: C-USA Announces Cross-Division Matchups for 2019 and 2020

Today, Conference USA announced all cross divisional matchups for the 2019 and 2020 football seasons. The press release mentions the complete conference football schedule will be announced later in the winter. Typically, this announcement has taken place close to the football National Signing Day, which is February 6th, 2019. Incomplete 2019 North Texas Football Schedule 8/31 – Abilene Christian 9/07 – at SMU 9/14 – at California 9/28 – Houston TBA – at Charlotte TBA – Middle Tennessee TBA – UTSA TBA – UAB TBA – UTEP TBA – at Rice TBA – at LaTech TBA – at Southern Miss Incomplete 2020 North Texas Football Schedule 9/05 – SMU 9/12 – at Texas A&M 9/19 – Houston Baptist 9-26 – at Houston TBA – Charlotte TBA – at Middle Tennessee TBA – at

FB: Mean Green 2018 Football Schedule is Set

Kick-off times along with television coverage has been set for almost all of Conference USA member school contests. North Texas will have all but one game "televised," the either through traditional television broadcasts or some sort of streaming service. North Texas will have games broadcast by CBS Sports Network, SEC Network Alternate, beIN Sports, ESPN+, ESPN3 and Stadium. Three games, including the season finale against division rival UTSA in San Antonio, TX, will be streamed through the new ESPN+ service. A common complaint among North Texas fans is a "scheduling conflict" between the Red River Rivalry that is played early October down at the Fairgrounds in Dallas, TX and a home game at Apogee Stadium in Denton, TX on the same weekend. This year

FB: Tashard Choice Named Running Backs Coach

Current Quality Control Coordinator and former NFL Dallas Cowboys running back Tashard Choice has been the Running Backs Coach for the North Texas Football program. The NCAA passed a rule change allowing a 10th position coach to be added for the coaching roster of all NCAA FBS programs. Choice was a member of the football staff for the 2017 season where the offense set numerous offensive records. MeanGreenSports Release Denton Record Chronicle Article

FB: North Texas Adds Cal and Wyoming to Future Out of Conference Schedule

North Texas announced today that it has signed home-and home agreements with both the University of California (commonly referred to as Cal) Golden Bears and Wyoming Cowboys. This should be a first ever meeting between North Texas and both the Bears and the Cowboys. North Texas-Cal Future Series Information Sept. 14, 2019 North Texas at Cal (Berkeley) Sept. 10, 2022 Cal at North Texas (Denton) North Texas-Wyoming Future Series Information Sept. 30, 2023 Wyoming at North Texas (Denton) Sept. 5, 2026 Cal at Wyoming (Laramie) Both are good additions to the future out of conference schedule. Also included in the announcement was a game against the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks on September 3rd, 2022 that will be played at Apogee Stadium. North Texas currently

FB: North Texas vs LaTech 2017 Preview

North Texas is coming off yet another come from behind victory against the Old Dominion Monarchs last Saturday and maintains its sole possession of first place in Conference USA West Division. Louisiana Tech is coming off a rout of Rice but the Bulldogs are pretty banged up. It's likely the earlier report of 18 players who are questionable or out for the season will drop down to the high single digits to low double digits by game time Saturday. With a win this Saturday, North Texas will hit six wins and become bowl eligible for the second time in 10 years. A win all but assures the Mean Green the West Division title and another likely shot Florida Atlantic (in Boca Raton,

Mean Green in the NFL Week 8

Jamize Olawale – Running Back – Oakland Raiders OPP RESULT Rushing Receiving Fumbles   Att Yds Avg Lng TD Rec Yds Avg Lng TD FUM Lost @BUF L, 14-34 2 3 1.5 2 1 0 0 - - 0 1 0 NFL Player Profile Craig Robertson – Linebacker – New Orleans Saints OPP RESULT Tackles Interceptions Fumbles   Comb Total Ast Sck SFTY PDef Int Yds Avg Lng TDs FF CHI W, 20-12 5 4 1 0.0 -- 0 -- -- 0.0 -- -- 0 NFL Player Profile Jamal Marshall – Cornerback – Seattle Seahawks Did Not Play (vs Texans)* *I can't find Jamal Marshall on any kind of roster for the Seahawks Lance Dunbar – Running Back – Los Angeles Rams Did Not Play (BYE Week). Currently listed under 'Reserve/Physically Unable to Perform.' NFL Player Profile

Mean Green Defense Comes Through in the Clutch to Assure Win Over Monarchs

ODU Win 10-28-2017

The North Texas (5-3 4-1) defense came up big in the fourth quarter allowing the Mean Green to keep control over its destiny of the West Division of Conference USA. The Old Dominion Monarchs (2-6 0-4) failed to convert three key fourth downs in the fourth quarter preventing the upset of the Mean Green.  Scores by Quarter 1st 2nd 3rd 4th Score Old Dominion (2-6) 10 13 15 0 38 North Texas (5-3) 14 21 0 10 45 Rico Bussey Jr. Becomes Third Receiver to Hit 100 Yard Mark Sophomore Rico Bussey, Jr. lead the Mean Green Receiving Corp with seven receptions for 111 yards with a long of 34 yards and a touchdown. The 111 yards against Old Dominion and seven receptions was a career best for Bussey. So far in the 2017 season, he has three touchdowns. Opponent Player Yards Touchdowns SMU Jalen Guyton 109 2 Southern

FB: North Texas vs Old Dominion 2017 Preview

North Texas is coming off its worst performance under second year head coach Seth Littrell in a loss to Florida Atlantic Owls in Boca Raton, FL. The Mean Green will be looking to bounce back against the Old Dominion Monarchs, who come to Denton, TX at 2-5 overall and are win-less in Conference USA action. This is the first ever meeting between the two schools on the gridiron. North Texas still controls its own destiny in the West Division with Southern Miss close behind where the Golden Eagles also have 3-1 conference record. North Texas defeated USM 43-28 on Sept. 30th and thus has the head-to-head advantage over the also Eagles. The West is still up for anyone to take which makes