DENTON, Texas (CBS11 SPORTS) – The University of North Texas Mean Green will play for the Conference USA Championship on Saturday.
That’s quite a turnaround for a program that went 1-11 just two years ago.READ MORE: 'I Just Think It's A Bad Dream': Parent Reacts After Pregnant Mother Of 4 Killed On Texas Highway
The man responsible for the success is head coach Seth Littrell.
In his second season in Denton, Littrell has North Texas with a chance to reach a level it hasn’t attained in 40 years: the 10-win mark.READ MORE: Denton Police Mourning Passing Of Detective Rodney Mooneyham To COVID
North Texas (9-3) can reach 10 wins with a victory in either the Conference USA Championship game, or the pending bowl game.
The Mean Green face FAU on Saturday on the Conference USA title game.MORE NEWS: Dak TD Pass To CeeDee Lifts Dallas Cowboys To 35-29 Overtime Win Over Patriots
On Sunday, North Texas will find out which bowl game they will be playing in.