North Texas came into Saturday’s game at Southern Miss ranked second nationally among Football Bowl Subdivision teams with 20 takeaways.
Surprisingly tied with No. 9 Georgia early in the second half, North Texas was stifled the rest of the way. Aaron Murray threw for 408 yards and three touchdowns, also scored on a sneak, and led the Bulldogs to a 45-21 victory on a dreary Saturday between the hedge
North Texas coach Dan McCarney is back at work in his office a week after undergoing a heart procedure.
UNT’s Dan McCarney is recovering well after suffering a stroke while working out. Now not being as active as he once was is driving him for next season.
McCarney felt his left side go numb Feb. 12 and was taken to an area hospital. Doctors later confirmed he had a stroke.
McCarney continues to undergo tests, but says he’s told he won’t have any permanent damage and should be out of the hospital in a few days. He calls himself a “pretty lucky guy.”
Coach Dan McCarney, who was hired last year to turn around the fortunes of the UNT Mean Green, has been hospitalized.
Derek Thompson threw for 331 yards and two touchdowns and North Texas defeated Troy 38-33 on Saturday.
Case Keenum threw for 398 yards with five touchdowns, three in a nine-minute span of the third quarter when the Houston Cougars finally broke away in a 48-23 victory Saturday night to spoil North Texas’ first game in its new stadium.
The University of North Texas unveiled the new Mean Green Stadium to CBS 11/TXA 21 Sports on Tuesday.
North Texas has reportedly found its new football coach in former Iowa State mentor Dan McCarney.