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North Texas players suspended after theft arrests

North Texas linebacker Sed Ellis and tight end Chris Loving have been suspended indefinitely after they were arrested on charges of stealing two television sets. Coach Dan McCarney said Wednesday he decided to suspend both players after talking to them following their arrests. Denton police say suspects later identified as Ellis and Loving were seen taking TVs out of a Walmart...
Via Pro Sports Daily
July 02, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles sign first-round pick LB Marcus Smith

The Eagles 2014 draft class is officially under contract. The seventh and final player to sign was first-rounder Marcus Smith, who signed his deal on Monday. The 26th overall pick signed a four-year deal with a team option for a fifth year. Although the terms haven't been announced, the deal is expected to be worth $7.80 million and include a $3.99 million signing bonus. "...
Via Pro Sports Daily
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

Jordan Matthews could be an Eagles target on Day 2

The Eagles target at wide receiver on Day 2 may not be Cody Latimer or Marqise Lee after all. The Eagles may have a wide receiver target that is a bit off-the-radar. The Eagles really like Vanderbilt wide receiver Jordan Matthews, a source tells Bleeding Green Nation. Matthews is among the plethora of receiver talent available in the second round of the NFL Draft. Matthews, like...
Via Pro Sports Daily
May 09, 2014  |  Discuss

Eagles Fan Funny Reaction to Draft Choice (Photo)

  Eagles fans seem to never like the picks that their team makes. Tonight was no different when they selected Marcus Smith DE out of Louisville when Marquis Lee WR out of USC was still on the board. This fan hit a mini struggle face at their selection. [Brian Fanelli]
Via BlackSportsOnline
May 08, 2014  |  Discuss

North Texas tops NAIA Wayland Baptist 81-77

Alzee Williams scored 24 points and Colin Voss added a career-high 18 and grabbed 10 rebounds as North Texas topped NAIA Wayland Baptist 81-77 on Saturday. North Texas (7-5) trailed 33-25 with 5-1/2 minutes left in the first half but closed with 10 straight points for the halftime advantage. After briefly leading in the first minute of the second, Wayland Baptist trailed the rest...
Via AP on Fox
December 21, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas beats Southern Miss 55-14

Derek Thompson threw for 300 yards and two touchdowns and ran for another to spark North Texas to a 55-14 Conference USA victory over Southern Miss Saturday night. Running backs Antoinne Jimmerson, Brandin Byrd and Reggie Pegram each scored twice for the Mean Green (5-3, 3-1 C-USA), who won their third consecutive conference game. Before a homecoming crowd of 23,203, the Golden...
Via AP on Fox
October 27, 2013  |  Discuss

North Texas breaks away from Middle Tennessee 34-7

Reggie Pegram scored two touchdowns, and a pivotal burst of 17 unanswered points late in the second quarter lifted North Texas over Middle Tennessee 34-7 on Saturday night. The teams traded turnovers in the early going and were tied 7-7 until the Mean Green (3-3, 1-1 Conference USA) put the game out of reach. Brandin Byrd's 1-yard run capped a 12-play drive putting North Texas...
Via AP on Fox
October 12, 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

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...
Via Fox Sports
August 16, 2013  |  Discuss

No. 106 North Texas Mean Green season preview

No. 106 North Texas Mean Green (4-8) Coach Dan McCarney (third season, 9-15 at North Texas, 65-100 overall)Returning Starters: 17, 8 offense, 8 defense, 1 special teamsRecruiting Rank: 120 The Mean Green will have 23 newcomers in 2013 – including 14 incoming freshmen and nine transfers. Four of those transfers are from other FBS schools, highlighted by former Kansas quarterback...
Via College Football Universe
June 06, 2013  |  Discuss

Two North Texas Football Players Arrested On Theft Charges

Two players of the North Texas Mean Green football team — redshirt freshman running back Antoinne Jimmerson and sophomore corner Freddie Warner — were arrested and slapped with theft charges Thursday afternoon, per College Football Talk. Warner and Jimmerson are accused of essentially lifting clothes from a department store. Via the Denton Chronicle: According to the police...
Via Gridiron Grit
December 15, 2012  |  Discuss

North Texas 80, IUPUI 66

Tony Mitchell had 21 points and nine rebounds and Roger Franklin turned in a double-double as North Texas defeated Indiana University-Purdue University Indianapolis 80-66 Monday in the consolation round of the NIT Season Tip-Off. Mitchell's scoring output marked a season high for the Sun Belt Conference Preseason Player of the Year, while Franklin's 13 points and 10 rebounds...
Via AP on Fox
November 19, 2012  |  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...
Via Fox Sports Houston
November 29, 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...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 29, 2011  |  Discuss
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