UNLV Rebels

Head Coach Dan McCarney of the North Texas Mean Green holds up the trophy after defeating the UNLV Rebels in the Heart of Dallas Bowl at Cotton Bowl Stadium on January 1, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. The North Texas Mean Green defeated the UNLV Rebels 36-14.  (Photo by Sarah Glenn/Getty Images)

Vegas Mayor Makes Good On UNT Bet

Las Vegas Mayor Carolyn Goodman is making good on a bet with Denton Mayor Mark Burroughs, after UNT beat UNLV in the Heart of Dallas Bowl game last week.

01/08/2014

Head coach Dan McCarney (Photo by Chris Graythen/Getty Images)

North Texas’ Impressive Transition To Bowl Team

The Mean Green were 13-58 the six seasons before coach Dan McCarney arrived, but now will play on New Year’s Day in the school’s first bowl game since 2004.

12/26/2013

ATHENS, GA - SEPTEMBER 21: Marcus Smith #18 of the North Texas Mean Green makes a diving attempt at a pass against the Georgia Bulldogs at Sanford Stadium on September 21, 2013 in Athens, Georgia. (Photo by Scott Cunningham/Getty Images)

North Texas To Play UNLV In Heart Of Dallas Bowl

North Texas is going to its first bowl game since 2004, accepting an invitation Sunday to play in the Heart of Dallas Bowl against UNLV.

12/09/2013

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Frogs Seek Perfect MWC Ending Against UNLV

The 18th-ranked Horned Frogs can clinch their third consecutive unblemished league title with a win Saturday at home over UNLV.

12/02/2011

Winston Venable leads the Boise State Broncos onto the field before their game against the Fresno State Bulldogs at Bronco Stadium on November 19, 2010 in Boise, Idaho. (credit: Otto Kitsinger III/Getty Images)

Boise State Favored In New-Look Mountain West

Boise State leapt at the chance to leave behind the Western Athletic Conference and join the Mountain West.

08/11/2011