The North Texas Mean Green have accepted a bid to play in the Heart of Dallas Bowl on January 1st. This will be the 2nd time in the Mean Green’s history they have played in a New Year’s Day bowl game. This first game they played on New Year’s day was the Salad Bowl(yes, it is real) back in 1948. The Location for this bowl game is perfect for the Mean Green, they will play at the historic Cotton Bowl stadium in Dallas. This will give very fan from Denton and the surrounding areas the chance to attend the game. Continue reading
Back in 2011 I wrote a piece talking about how Baylor used its political connections to weasel their way into the Big XII and became a “cellar dweller” because of it, going years without winning more than a handful of conference games. Now let’s flash forward to the present and enter the Art Briles era of Baylor football. Art Briles has taken a program which was more of a “homecoming” opponent to a respectable team and has recruits paying attention to this little school in Waco, Texas. Continue reading
The Rice Owls are your Conference USA Champions. This will be the first time those words have been spoken about an outright Conference championship since 1957. At that time Rice was in the old Southwest Conference, but 56 years is a long time in between conference titles. A lot has changed about the landscape of the game in that time, and Rice has been more of a “cellar dweller” since their last championship. Continue reading
The North Texas Mean Green joined Conference USA this season and were not expected to finish higher than 5th by most experts. But when the season gets going, things can change at a moment’s notice and things did change for the best results for the surprise out of Denton. It started out how it was supposed to with North Texas winning games they were supposed to, then losing games nobody thought they had a chance to win. But the season would seem to take a special turn when the Mean Green defeated Ball State at home to get their first win nobody saw them getting.
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