NORTH TEXAS RUMORS & GOSSIP

Campbell leads Southern Miss past North Texas, 76-53

DENTON, Texas (AP) Quinton Campbell put up 24 points and pulled down 13 rebounds as Southern Miss completed a season sweep of North Texas with a 76-53 Conference USA victory Saturday afternoon. With one game remaining, the regular-season finale at Louisiana Tech, Southern Miss has clinched a spot in the 12-team Conference USA tournament, which begins March 8, as the No. 12 seed...
Via Associated Press
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Temara scores career-high 19 points; North Texas beats UTSA

DENTON, Texas (AP) Shane Temara scored a career-high 19 points, J-Mychal Reese added another 19 points, and North Texas beat Texas-San Antonio 83-73 on Saturday. North Texas (8-18, 2-12 Conference USA) has won two of its last four games since snapping an 11-game losing streak. UTSA (11-16, 6-8) has lost three straight. The Mean Green shot 54 percent (28 of 52) from the field...
Via Associated Press
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Thomas, Artis help UTEP top North Texas 77-71 in overtime

DENTON, Texas (AP) Paul Thomas scored a career-high 23 points and Dominic Artis scored 10 of his 19 points in overtime as UTEP fended off North Texas 77-71 on Thursday night. Thomas was fouled after he rebounded an Artis missed 3-pointer with 1:22 left in regulation and made both free throws to send the game to overtime at 65-65 as each team missed shots down the stretch. Thomas...
Via Associated Press
8 days ago  |  Discuss

North Texas gets first Conference USA win, tops FAU 70-64

BOCA RATON, Fla. (AP) J-Mychal Reese scored 21 points and North Texas built an 11-point lead in the first half, then held off a Florida Atlantic comeback for a 70-64 victory and its first Conference USA win of the season Thursday night. A.J. Lawson grabbed an offensive rebound and knocked down a jumper to give the Mean Green a 25-24 lead at intermission. Jeantal Cylla scored...
Via Associated Press
15 days ago  |  Discuss

Evans, Jackson combine for 35; Rice beats North Texas, 95-80

DENTON, Texas (AP) Marcus Evans and Marcus Jackson combined to score 35 points as Rice built an 11-point lead in the first half and cruised to a 95-80 win at North Texas on Saturday. The Owls won their second straight Conference USA game by limiting North Texas to 39.7 percent shooting from the field and holding a commanding edge on the glass, outrebounding the Mean Green 46-34...
Via Associated Press
21 days ago  |  Discuss

WATCH: North Texas RB Jeffrey Wilson throws up on consecutive plays

Anyone who’s ever had to throw up knows one thing — it waits for nothing. You could be in a crowded elevator or airplane. You could be in a romantic situation. As North Texas running back Jeffrey Wilson found out, vomit won’t even wait for you to get off of the football field. Wilson threw up not once, but twice, on consecutive plays. The first came well before the snap. There’s...
Via Sportsnaut
December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

North Texas RB Jeffrey Wilson pukes on field, makes QB botch snap (Video)

North Texas running back Jeffrey Wilson was not feeling well during his team’s bowl game against Army on Tuesday, and he even lost his lunch at one point. We’ve seen players throw up on the field before, but can you ever remember it resulting in a botched snap? On a play near the end of the first half, North Texas quarterback Alec Morris was in the shotgun with Wilson to his...
Via Larry Brown Sports
December 27, 2016  |  Discuss

Five reasons to watch the Heart of Dallas Bowl

Okay, listen, we get it. Most likely, you think bowl season starts on New Year's Eve. Maybe slightly earlier depending on when your team is playing. But regardless of whether or not you're aware of them, the bowls have already started, and there's plenty of college football action to get you through to the main event around New Year's. If you were to think of Texas, hippies are probably...
Via Yardbarker
December 26, 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

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...
Via This Given Sunday
May 05, 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. ...
Via Campus Sports Net
April 14, 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

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

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

Kuresa, Jones lead Portland St. in 66-7 rout of North Texas

DENTON, Texas (AP) -- Alex Kuresa threw three touchdown passes and Portland State routed North Texas 66-7 on Saturday night. Portland State (4-1) had 670 yards of total offense, and bounced back after losing 19-17 to Big Sky Conference foe North Dakota last Saturday. Kuresa threw for 269 yards and had scoring strikes of 34, 56 and 60 yards. David Jones ran for two touchdowns, including...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
October 10, 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...
Via isportsweb.com
October 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...
Via Larry Brown Sports
September 27, 2015  |  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

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
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