Mean Green Nation, It is with great enthusiasm I write this letter. August has always been my favorite month of the year. Our campus is buzzing with activity as students return to Denton in droves and our coaches and student-athletes are hard at work preparing for a new season. This year will be an exciting one for North Texas Athletics. One year ago, I officially started in my role as Vice President and Director of Athletics. Much has transpired over the past 365 days. One of our very first initiatives was to develop a new mission statement, “Building Champions and Preparing Leaders
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
North Texas announced its 2017-2018 Women's Basketball schedule today. It features 14 home and away games along with a two-game stretch in San Juan, Puerto Rico. North Texas will be looking improve upon their 2016-2017 record of 12-19 / 9-11 under now third year head coach Jalie Mitchell (23-38 0.377). North Texas is returning 10 players, two of whom were regular starters - Tyara Warren and Terriell Bradley (leading scorer for 2016-17). Newcomers to the squad are Callie Owens, Brittany Smith, Deja Terrell, Trena Mims, and Lauren Holmes. Justis Szczepanski had to sit out the 2016-17 season and will be a welcome addition to the regular
As part of the Mean Green Mania event, KGAF was down from Gainesville to interview several players and coaches. Below are links to podcasts of the interviews. New UNT men's basketball coach Grant McCasland stops by the SportsTalk table. Link Mean Green women's basketball coach Jalie Mitchell and point guard Brittany Smith talk about the upcoming season. Link North Texas Athletics Associate Vice President and Chief Operating Officer Jared Mosley and Ryan Beck, Associate Athletic Director for External Affairs talk about various topics. Link Former Muenster Hornets standout Andy Flusche was a guest to talk some football at Mean Green Mania. Link North Texas Mean Green volleyball coach Andrew
North Texas has release its out of conference schedule for the Women's Basketball program. In the coming weeks it is expected the Conference USA slate will be released. Notable home opponents in include DFW rival SMU and Big 12 opponent Oklahoma. Jalie Mitchell notched her first ranked win against Oklahoma two years ago in Norman as a head coach. Former CUSA Conference foe Tulsa will also be traveling to the Super Pit in early December. Date Team
Last week, Conference USA released the Men's Basketball schedule for all member institutions. Below is the 2017-2018 Men's Basketball Conference USA Schedule for North Texas. Date Opponent Location -------- -------------------- ---------------- 12/28/17 at UTEP El Paso, TX 12/30/17 at UTSA San Antonio, TX 01/04/18 vs. Charlotte The Super Pit 01/06/18 vs. Old Dominion
Today, Conference USA released its preliminary television schedule for all C-USA Football Members. You can view the PDF of the complete schedule through a link contained within this article.
Here is the tentative TV schedule as of June 7th for the North Texas Mean Green.
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