Micah Thompson was a few weeks into his career with the North Texas football team when Dan McCarney delivered what seemed like life-altering news.
North Texas is paying a hefty price for what was supposed to be an easy homecoming win this weekend.
North Texas’ experiment with rotating quarterbacks appears to have come to an end after just one week. Andrew McNulty made his fourth straight start in the Mean Green’s game against Southern Miss on Saturday, when DaMarcus Smith also played meaningful series for the first time in his UNT career.
North Texas has put itself in a remarkably difficult situation through the first three weeks of its season. UNT not only has lost all three of its games, it’s also dropped its opener in Conference USA play. The Mean Green can’t afford many more setbacks heading into a game today against Southern Mississippi on the road, where UNT has struggled mightily against the last two seasons.
All the evidence pointed to overtime with time winding down and North Texas and Florida Atlantic tied at 1. Amber Haggerty did not want another tie. In the 85th minute, the senior forward delivered with the game-winning goal to give the Mean Green a 2-1 victory against the Owls on Friday night at the Mean Green Soccer Complex.
Anthony Wallace charged straight through the middle of Iowa’s offensive line Saturday and arrived just in time — meeting a ball skittering across the turf at Kinnick Stadium.
North Texas is quickly getting to the point where it will try just about anything to jump-start its season.
Dan McCarney vowed to stay the course when it comes to North Texas’ quarterback situation — at least when it comes to who is slated to start for the Mean Green heading into practice in advance of Saturday’s game at Southern Mississippi.
North Texas already was well on its way to its third straight loss to open the season late Saturday night when the Mean Green inserted one of its most intriguing recruits of the last cycle into a blowout loss to Iowa.
IOWA CITY, Iowa — Memories came flooding back for Andrew McNulty the moment he stepped onto the turf Kinnick Stadium.
North Texas has traveled to play some of the storied teams in college football over the past decade, including Alabama, LSU and Kansas State. Outside of a win at Ball State in 2009, the results since 2001 have never been what the Mean Green had hoped in those nonconference road games. UNT is 1-37 in those games in that span and has lost 12 straight.
HUNTINGTON, W.Va. — Five days after losing in double overtime to No. 5 Texas A&M, North Texas found itself going the distance again. The Mean Green opened its Conference USA season against Marshall, and neither team was able to find the back of the net through 110 minutes of play.
North Texas knew it had some rebuilding to do defensively heading into its fifth season under coach Dan McCarney.
A week ago at this time, there were some pretty good reasons to believe the situation North Texas faced might not be as dire as it appeared.
COLLEGE STATION — The North Texas soccer team was 65 seconds away from tying the fifth-ranked team in the nation, but Texas A&M escaped with a 2-1 double overtime victory after Karlie Mueller scored on a free kick outside the 18-yard box Sunday at Ellis Field.
Opportunities to build on its history of success at Apogee Stadium will be few and far between for North Texas this season. That set of circumstances makes today’s game against Rice all the more important for the Mean Green. UNT will take on the Owls in its 1:30 p.m. home opener — one of only five games the Mean Green will play at Apogee.
The debut of a new North Texas offense didn’t go quite as planned last week in the Mean Green’s season opener at SMU.
There were a host of reasons the North Texas soccer team’s win over TCU on Sunday was a milestone for the Mean Green.
North Texas took a long, hard look over the past two days at what transpired during its season-opening game against SMU on Saturday and why its offense never got on track.
What started out as a day full of hope quickly turned into something far different for North Texas on Saturday at Ford Stadium.
North Texas made history last season when the Mean Green resumed their long-standing series with Dallas-Fort Worth rival SMU. UNT has won just five games in the 34 times the teams have played, dating to 1922, and picked up its most lopsided victory in the series a year ago, hammering the Mustangs 43-6.