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Lance Dunbar scouting report

Lance Dunbar RB North Texas #5 Ht: 5’9″ Wt: 203 Strengths: Full scouting report coming soon… Weaknesses: Comments: 2011 2010 Set a single-season school record, led the Sun Belt Conference, and ranked 4th in the nation among running backs (per game) with 1,885 all-purpose yards … Ran for 1,553 yards, which ranked 8th in the NCAA, second in the Sun Belt, and was the third most...
Via DraftAce
September 10, 2011  |  Discuss

Texas defeats North Texas 73-57

AUSTIN (AP) -- Myck Kabongo scored 16 points to lead Texas over North Texas 73-57 Tuesday night. Kabongo also had seven assists. Jonathan Holmes added 12 points and Julien Lewis scored 11 for the Longhorns (4-2). Alzee Williams led North Texas (1-4) with a career-high 17 points. North Texas was playing in its fourth straight road game. The Mean Green won't return to the North Texas...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

Kabongo scores 16, Texas defeats North Texas

AUSTIN (AP) -- Myck Kabongo scored 16 points to lead Texas over North Texas 73-57 Tuesday night. Kabongo also had seven assists. Jonathan Holmes added 12 points and Julien Lewis scored 11 for the Longhorns (4-2). Alzee Williams led North Texas (1-4) with a career-high 17 points. North Texas was playing in its fourth straight road game. The Mean Green won't return to the North Texas...
Via Fox Sports Houston
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss

North Texas 68, Louisiana-Monroe 55

Roger Franklin scored 16 points and had a career-high 15 rebounds to help North Texas defeat Louisiana-Monroe 68-55 on Saturday. The Mean Green (11-8, 4-2 Sun Belt Conference) opened up with a 19-2 lead in the game's first 9 minutes thanks to their long-range shooting. Tony Mitchell and Brandon Walton made the game's opening 3-pointers, and went on to combine for all eight of North...
Via FOX Sports
January 14, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 68, FIU 61

Tony Mitchell scored 17 points and grabbed 12 rebounds as North Texas beat Florida International 68-61 on Thursday night for their third straight victory over the Panthers. North Texas (14-10, 7-4 Sun Belt Conference) held a 47-46 lead after FIU's Phil Taylor converted two free throws with 8:08 left to play. But North Texas rattled off 11 straight points to go ahead 58-46 with 4...
Via FOX Sports
February 09, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 76, Arkansas St. 72

Jacob Holman scored 21 points and made five 3-point shots to lead North Texas to a 76-72 over against Arkansas State in a Sun Belt tournament semifinal on Monday night. Alzee Williams added 12 points, Brandan Walton and Tony Mitchell 11 each and Roger Franklin 10 for the fifth-seeded Mean Green (18-13), who will play No. 3 seed Denver or No. 7 seed Western Kentucky in the championship...
Via FOX Sports
March 05, 2012  |  Discuss

2012 Pre-Season Preview: North Texas Mean Green

2011 Record: (5-7, 4-4 in Sun Belt) Head Coach: Dan McCarney (5-7 at North Texas, 61-92 All-Time) Last Bowl Game: 2004 Season New Orleans Bowl: lost to Southern Miss 31-10 2011 Preview   Schedule Glimpse: 2012 Schedule Link Paying the Bills: 9/1 at LSU; 9/15 at Kansas State Must Win: 9/8 vs Texas Southern; 9/29 at FAU; 10/27 at Middle Tennessee Revenge: 10/16 vs Louisiana...
Via College Football Zealots
May 01, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas to wear throwbacks jerseys Aug. 31

DENTON, Texas -- In honor of the program's 100th anniversary, the North Texas Mean Green football team will wear throwback jerseys for their August 31 season opener against Idaho at Apogee Stadium. The jerseys, which were introduced at a Monday afternoon press conference at the stadium, incorporate elements from the golden eras of Mean Green football-the Abner Haynes era of the...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 12, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas full squad going into C-USA debut

When Dan McCarney looks around the North Texas practice field, the coach is finally seeing what most NCAA Division I programs take for granted. For the first time in McCarney's three seasons, the Mean Green have 85 scholarship players. ''More guys that look like Division I football players,'' McCarney said. ''It's taken quite some time to replenish this roster to get it to where...
Via FOX Sports
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

Mean Green Football Reaction After Big UNT Win

The University of North Texas Mean Green have flipped the script of previous seasons. Heading in to its matchup against the University of Ohio, UNT is coming off one of the biggest victories margins since head coach Dan McCarney took over two years ago. McCarney has taken on big events and celebrations since joining the Mean Green including the opening of Apogee Stadium, entrance...
Via Dallas Sports Rant
September 02, 2013  |  Discuss

Mean Green losing QB to Transfer

The North Texas Mean Green have just gotten some news they would have rather not gotten. It was announced late Monday night that part-time starter Dajon Williams will be leaving the team with hopes to transfer and play football elsewhere. The decision was rather surprising to the team as Williams gave no indication as to why he would be transferring. According to College Football...
Via Campus Sports Net
June 02, 2015  |  Discuss

The Dallas Cowboys running back situation after Murray

By Neftali Cruz The departure of Demarco Murray to the Philadelphia Eagles (via free agency) has left a lot of questions being asked as to who will be his successor. It is May 2015 and that question has not been answered yet. Although the Dallas Cowboys have signed Darren McFadden, they are still keeping their eyes peeled for a running back who can contribute to the team. Right...
Via isportsweb.com
June 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Son of Jets coach trash talks Geno Smith, Antonio Cromartie

The son of New York Jets tight ends coach Jimmie Johnson displayed some of the most foolish Twitter behavior we have ever seen. According to Yahoo Sports’ Jay Busbee, Johnson’s son was tweeting from the Twitter handle “@JimmieJ82” from the Jets’ locker room after the team’s loss to the Eagles Sunday. In one tweet he called Geno Smith a “bum a–” and shared a photo of the quarterback...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 27, 2015  |  Discuss

Dallas Cowboys: Injuries plaguing playoff hopes

The Dallas Cowboys have lost their second game with backup quarterback Brandon Weeden, yet he has been doing a phenomenal job replacing Pro Bowler Tony Romo. The blame is not directly caused due to Weeden’s play, but rather the outrageous amount of injuries the Dallas Cowboys have sustained every week. The Cowboys have had multiple injuries throughout the season dating back to...
Via isportsweb.com
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

North Texas makes fun of Tennessee’s field on Twitter

The turf at Tennessee’s Neyland Stadium is not in good shape, and the Volunteers' opponent on Saturday wasn’t afraid to air its grievances. The Vols hosted North Texas on Saturday. This was the field that the two teams had to deal with. It's already choppy out here pic.twitter.com/INtqBIBAxM — @GrantRamey (@GrantRamey) November 14, 2015 It’s pretty embarrassing, especially...
Via Larry Brown Sports
November 14, 2015  |  Discuss

North Texas WR Darvin Kidsy arrested in alleged hit-and-run incident

New North Texas head coach Seth Littrell has only been on the job for about a month and it looks like his is already dealing with an off-field incident. That incident may cause him to lose one of their best special teams players. According to the Denton Record-Chronicle, wide receiver Darvin Kidsy was arrested for his involvement in an alleged hit-and-run incident. He turned himself...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Starting DT Sir Calvin Wallace one of two North Texas players not returning

The North Texas Mean Green are completely starting over for the 2016 season. The team has made just one bowl appearance since 2011 and got off to an embarrassing 0-5 start before firing head coach Dan McCarney in 2015. The team pilfered away former North Carolina assistant head coach Seth Littrell and he is looking to help turn the program around. It looks like they will have to...
Via Campus Sports Net
March 07, 2016  |  Discuss

UNT LB Calvin Minor busted for marijuana possession

North Texas linebacker Calvin Minor was arrested Tuesday night and charged with “possession of less than two ounces of marijuana,” according to a report from Brett Vito of The Denton Chronicle. Minor was initially stopped by police for running a stop sign, and the arresting officers smelled marijuana in the car. Minor then acknowledged that there was pot in the vehicle. “I am aware...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 14, 2016  |  Discuss

Jared Goff might be only rookie quarterback to start Week 1

We haven’t been without a Week 1 rookie starting quarterback since 2007, and we haven’t been without at least one rookie starting QB for a full week of the regular season since Week 10 of that year. In other words, we’ve had 143 consecutive weeks with at least one rookie starter, dating back nearly nine years. 15 quarterbacks were drafted last week, which is more than twice as many...
Via This Given Sunday
May 05, 2016  |  Discuss

Starting LG Ryan Rentfro transfers from North Texas

The North Texas Mean Green likely won’t be a very good football program this year, but they are looking to turn things around with Seth Littrell now at the helm. Things just got harder for them in 2016 as it was reported starting left guard Ryan Rentfro was no longer with the team. Rentfro was tabbed as the starter at his position coming out of spring practice. However, Brett Vito...
Via Campus Sports Net
July 18, 2016  |  Discuss

Sutton snags 3 TD passes in SMU's 34-21 win over North Texas

DENTON, Texas (AP) Courtland Sutton only made four catches but three went for touchdowns in SMU's 34-21 victory over North Texas in a season opener on Saturday. Sutton finished with 162 yards receiving, including an 88-yarder from Ben Hicks for the fifth-longest touchdown pass in Mustangs history. Sutton's other two TD receptions were thrown by Matt Davis. Xavier Jones added 115...
Via AP on Fox
September 03, 2016  |  Discuss

QUIZ: Name the 12 Division 1 football teams in the state of Texas

There are 12 Division-1 football teams in the state of Texas. How many of these "bigger and better" teams can you name?Clue: Conference
September 13, 2016  |  Discuss

Sturm, Rhodes lift UTSA to 31-17 win over North Texas

SAN ANTONIO (AP) Dalton Sturm threw for two touchdowns and Jalen Rhodes ran for two more to lead UTSA to a 31-17 win over North Texas on Saturday night. Sturm had touchdown passes of 7 yards to Kerry Thomas Jr. and 21 to Josh Stewart to give the Roadrunners (4-4, 3-2 Conference USA) a 14-0 halftime lead. The Mean Green (4-4, 2-2) got on the board on the first snap of the second...
Via AP on Fox
October 29, 2016  |  Discuss

North Texas beats Division III-member Sul Ross 85-77

DENTON, Texas (AP) Deckie Johnson made 16 straight free throws and scored a career-high 23 points, and North Texas beat Division III-member Sul Ross 85-77 on Friday night for their 14th straight home-opening victory. Johnson was four makes away from tying the program record of 20-for-20 shooting at the line. Freshman A.J. Lawson added 14 points, Ja'Michael Brown had 13 and Rickey...
Via AP on Fox
November 12, 2016  |  Discuss

North Texas survives Southern Miss comeback bid

DENTON, Texas (AP) Turner Smiley had seven receptions for 167 yards and two touchdowns and North Texas prevented Southern Mississippi from becoming bowl eligible with a 29-23 win on Saturday night. Willy Ivery ran for 111 yards on 18 carries with a touchdown, and Alec Morris added 267 yards passing with two scores for North Texas (5-6, 3-4 Conference USA). Ito Smith ran for 113...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2016  |  Discuss
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