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North Texas rallies to beat Middle Tennessee 57-56

DENTON, Texas (AP) DeAndre Harris sank the game-winning free throw and Jordan Williams led with 16 points as North Texas rallied from a 21-point second-half deficit to beat Middle Tennessee 57-56 on Saturday night. Trailing by 19 early in the second quarter, North Texas rallied on a 15-5 run to pull within nine points, 48-39, with 8:14 to play. The Mean Green (11-13, 5-7 Conference...
Via AP on Fox
February 14, 2015  |  Discuss

North Texas knocks off UAB 67-64

DENTON, Texas (AP) Jordan Williams' three-point play followed by baskets from DeAndre Harris and T.J. Taylor gave North Texas seven unanswered points and a 67-64 upset victory over UAB on Thursday night, dropping the Blazers' out of a first-place tie in Conference USA. UAB (13-12, 9-3) fell behind Louisiana Tech (10-2) and Western Kentucky (9-2). The Mean Green (10-13, 4-7) also...
Via AP on Fox
February 12, 2015  |  Discuss

Southern Miss tops North Texas in overtime 75-71

DENTON, Texas (AP) Chip Armelin scored a career-high 30, including a key 3-pointer in overtime, to lift Southern Miss over North Texas 75-71 on Saturday. Jordan Williams made 1 of 2 from the line to put North Texas up one with 1:50 left in overtime, but Southern Miss (6-12, 1-6 Conference USA) scored the next six points - including Armelin's trey - for the win. Armelin was 10 of...
Via AP on Fox
January 24, 2015  |  Discuss

North Texas hangs on to beat Louisiana Tech 73-66

DENTON, Texas (AP) Jeremy Combs blocked a shot with 49 seconds left, then tipped in a basket at the other end to help North Texas hold off a Louisiana Tech rally Thursday night and clinch a 73-66 win. Combs finished with 16 points on 6-for-8 shooting and grabbed 13 rebounds. Colin Voss, Jordan Williams and T.J. Taylor also scored 16 points apiece for North Texas (8-10, 2-4 Conference...
Via AP on Fox
January 23, 2015  |  Discuss

North Texas holds on to beat Creighton 62-58

DENTON, Texas (AP) Colin Voss had 16 points and eight rebounds to help North Texas hold on and beat Creighton 62-58 on Sunday. Creighton overcame a 17-point deficit, using a 31-6 run capped by back-to-back 3's by Toby Hegner and Isaiah Zierden, to pull within 57-55 with 1:19 left. T.J. Taylor split a pair of free throws for North Texas to stretch its lead to 58-55 with 35 seconds...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2014  |  Discuss

North Texas holds off NAIA Langston 78-65

DENTON, Texas (AP) Freshman Jeremy Combs scored a season-high 25 points and Jordan Williams added 20 and 11 rebounds as North Texas beat NAIA Langston 78-65 on Wednesday. Combs was 11 of 15 from the field and scored 15 points in the final 7 minutes of the game. Williams was 8 of 14 to help him move into 14th place for career points in North Texas school history. Colin Voss added...
Via AP on Fox
December 17, 2014  |  Discuss

North Texas tops Mississippi Valley State 67-52

DENTON, Texas (AP) Muhammed Ahmed scored 15 points and North Texas beat Mississippi Valley State 67-52 on Wednesday. Ahmed grabbed nine boards as the Mean Green (4-1) out-rebounded the Delta Devils (0-5) 49-35. Colin Voss added 10 points and eight rebounds. Mississippi Valley State shot just 26 percent. Jordan Washington finished with 16 points on 4 of 13 shooting. DeAngelo Priar...
Via AP on Fox
November 26, 2014  |  Discuss

North Texas holds off Florida International 17-14

DENTON, Texas (AP) -- Reggie Pegram rushed 26 times for 114 yards and had a long touchdown to help North Texas beat Florida International University 17-14 on Saturday. Pegram scored on a 54-yard run on the second play from scrimmage. Later in the first quarter, Andrew McNulty connected with Marcus Smith for a 4-yard score to give the Mean Green a 14-0 lead. McNulty was 9 of 20 for...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida International comes up short on road against North Texas

DENTON, Texas (AP) -- Reggie Pegram rushed 26 times for 114 yards and had a long touchdown to help North Texas beat Florida International University 17-14 on Saturday. Pegram scored on a 54-yard run on the second play from scrimmage. Later in the first quarter, Andrew McNulty connected with Marcus Smith for a 4-yard score to give the Mean Green a 14-0 lead. McNulty was 9 of 20 for...
Via AP on Fox
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida International comes up short on road against North Texas

DENTON, Texas (AP) -- Reggie Pegram rushed 26 times for 114 yards and had a long touchdown to help North Texas beat Florida International University 17-14 on Saturday. Pegram scored on a 54-yard run on the second play from scrimmage. Later in the first quarter, Andrew McNulty connected with Marcus Smith for a 4-yard score to give the Mean Green a 14-0 lead. McNulty was 9 of 20 for...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 22, 2014  |  Discuss

North Texas eases past Arkansas Monticello 84-62

DENTON, Texas (AP) Jeremy Combs scored 17 points and grabbed nine rebounds to lead North Texas to an 84-62 win over Arkansas Monticello on Friday night. Jordan Williams added 12, Colin Voss and Maurice Aniefiok had 11 each, and Greg White-Pittman and Muhammed Ahmed finished with 10 for North Texas (1-0). Williams had nine assists and Aniefiok led the Mean Green defense with four...
Via AP on Fox
November 14, 2014  |  Discuss

McNulty leads North Texas over FAU 31-10

DENTON, Texas (AP) Andrew McNulty scored two touchdowns and North Texas snapped a four-game losing streak with a 31-10 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night. Antoinne Jimmerson rushed for 111 yards on 17 carries and had a 41-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. McNulty threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Smith, and scored on a 4-yard run to give North Texas (3...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic manages just 10 points, falls to North Texas

DENTON, Texas (AP) -- Andrew McNulty scored two touchdowns and North Texas snapped a four-game losing streak with a 31-10 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night. Antoinne Jimmerson rushed for 111 yards on 17 carries and had a 41-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. McNulty threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Smith, and scored on a 4-yard run to give North Texas...
Via AP on Fox
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Florida Atlantic manages just 10 points, falls to North Texas

DENTON, Texas (AP) -- Andrew McNulty scored two touchdowns and North Texas snapped a four-game losing streak with a 31-10 victory over Florida Atlantic on Saturday night. Antoinne Jimmerson rushed for 111 yards on 17 carries and had a 41-yard touchdown run in the first quarter. McNulty threw a 20-yard touchdown pass to Marcus Smith, and scored on a 4-yard run to give North Texas...
Via Fox Sports Florida
November 08, 2014  |  Discuss

Southern Miss tops North Texas 30-20

DENTON, Texas (AP) - Nick Mullens threw two touchdown passes and Corey Acosta kicked three field goals Saturday to lead Southern Miss to a 30-20 win over North Texas. With the game tied at 20, Mullens hit Casey Martin on a 19-yard TD pass late in the third quarter and Acosta added a 38-yard field goal in the fourth. Mullens was 27 of 41 for 305 yards, with two interceptions and a...
Via AP on Fox
October 18, 2014  |  Discuss

North Texas dominates Nicholls 77-3

DENTON, Texas (AP) -- Dajon Williams threw for three touchdowns and ran for two more as North Texas overwhelmed Nicholls 77-3 on Saturday. Williams, starting his first game for North Texas (2-2), was 11 of 14 for 176 yards passing and ran four times for 68 yards through three quarters. Carlos Harris was his top receiver, pulling in five for 69 yards and one touchdown. The Mean Green...
Via AP on Fox
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss

North Texas crushes SMU 43-6

DENTON, Texas (AP) -- Reggie Pegram rushed 21 times for 81 yards and a touchdown, and Jarrian Roberts had a 31-yard fumble recovery for a touchdown to lead North Texas to a 43-6 blowout win over SMU. Pegram's and Roberts' scores came in a 20-point second quarter for the Mean Green (1-1) that included two short field goals by Trevor Moore. Mustangs' quarterback Kolney Cassel threw...
Via AP on Fox
September 06, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles' top pick Marcus Smith eases into action

PHILADELPHIA (AP) It hit Marcus Smith the same way it does all rookies. No matter how much they prepare, or how high they were drafted, there's still that instant bit of shock in that first game. ''When I first got out there it was like, `This is it, I'm in the NFL. Wow,'' the Philadelphia Eagles' top choice said. ''You're playing your first NFL game it takes a while for it to all...
Via AP on Fox
August 11, 2014  |  Discuss

Clowning around at Eagles minicamp after-party…

Our Eagles Evergreen Bored members are throwing a palooza of a party tonight…they’re celebrating a healthy ending to OTA’s, the kicking of a cigarette addiction by our veteran poster FTW, and the fact that Training Camp is only 34 days away. Eagles defensive tackle Benny Logan is a featured guest as he joins in the clown action via his Twitter machine. Shooter Jennings will...
Via Eagles Eye
June 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Veterans Stick Their Rookies With Another Massive Bill?

The Eagles rookies must either be gluttons for punishment or love the food at Del Frisco's. How else can you explain hitting the pricey establishment with a bunch of the Philly vets after the last time they were there?According to Evan Mathis they did--and this time the vets really got ran up the bill.via TwitterDez Bryant doesn't have anything on this one (well--since he paid for...
Via FatManWriting
June 12, 2014  |  Discuss

The Eagles have signed all 7 of their draft picks

The Eagles signed Marcus Smith to a 4-year contract today, which makes him the final draft pick to sign with the team. Thanks to the rookie wage scale the signing of draft picks have been much easier. There’s really no threat of a player holding out and missing part of training camp, which seemed to happen every year. All draft picks were given 4-year deals. Here are the projected...
Via cover32 - Eagles
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Reportedly Close To Signing First-Round Pick OLB Marcus Smith

  Rand Getlin of Yahoo Sports is “hearing” that the Eagles are close to signing first-round pick OLB Marcus Smith to a contract. Getlin adds that a deal could be completed later in the day. Smith happens to be the only draft pick from the Eagles’ 2014 class who has yet to sign his rookie contract. According to OverTheCap.com, Smith’s four-year deal is worth an estimated...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Guest writer “GreenIsMean” rips the Eagles’ selection of OLB Marcus Smith at #1…

“GreenIsMean” is a veteran poster at BleedingGreenNation.com. He is an angry young man. He brings major passion to his posts. We could use a little more of that kind of spirit around here. Anyhow, Greenie dares to question the powers that be at the NovaCare Complex— he wants a rational explanation of why Marcus Smith was chosen at #1 in the 2014 Draft by the Eagles. Here is...
Via Eagles Eye
June 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Why Marcus Smith Was Not A Reach for the Eagles At Pick 26

Some Philadelphia fans were shocked to see the Eagles pick Marcus Smith in the first round, while some people remain optimistic in thinking that it could work out well for the team when its all said and done. Marcus Smith has very good size, coming in at 6’3 and 251 pounds. He has great athleticism, and ran very well at the combine, with a 40 time clocking in at 4.68. He’s also...
Via TopSportsReport
May 27, 2014  |  Discuss

Clarification: Marcus Smith was not a reach by the Philadelphia Eagles

The most popular adjective associated with Philadelphia Eagles linebacker Marcus Smith after he was selected 26th overall in the 2014 NFL Draft was “reach.” Smith was, in many publications, listed as a second or even third round talent. Many fans (and even a lot of media members) do not understand that there is a dichotomy between the scouting the media does and the scouting...
Via cover32 - Eagles
May 23, 2014  |  Discuss
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