DENTON, Texas (CBSDFW.COM) – A statue was unveiled Saturday for University of North Texas legend Mean Joe Greene before a home football game on Saturday.

He will always be remembered as the most famous alum from the university, and now, he will forever be a part of Apogee Stadium.

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Mean Joe Greene statue (CBS11)

As part of UNT’s Champion’s Weekend, Hall of famers Franco Harris, Rayfield Wright and Tony Dorsett were in attendance as a statue of Mean Joe Greene was revealed.

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He played for the university from 1966 to 1968 and was then drafted by the Pittsburgh Steelers where he played his entire NFL career.

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The UNT Mean Green will go against Louisiana Tech Saturday evening as they look to stay undefeated on the season.