DENTON, Texas (AP) — TD Marshall returned an interception 76 yards for a third-quarter touchdown that lifted UAB to a 26-21 win on Saturday that cemented a second straight Conference USA West...
HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Booker and Aston Walter had touchdown runs in the first half and Rice held off North Texas for a 20-14 victory on Saturday.
RUSTON, La. (AP) — J'Mar Smith passed for 263 yards, a touchdown and an interception on Saturday, and Louisiana Tech stay undefeated in Conference USA play with a 52-17 rout of North...
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine threw a career-high seven touchdown passes to lead North Texas to a 52-26 victory over UTEP on Saturday.
Fine scored on three of his first four completions,...
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine led the game-winning drive capped by Ethan Mooney's 22-yard field goal as time expired to lift North Texas over Middle Tennessee 33-30 on Saturday.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Patrick Carr ran for 139 yards and three touchdowns to lead Houston to a 46-25 victory over North Texas on Saturday night.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Tre Siggers ran for two touchdowns and Mason Fine fired two touchdown passes as North Texas rode a 17-point second quarter to a convincing 45-3 win over Texas-San Antonio in...
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine threw for 383 yards and four touchdowns to lead North Texas past Abilene Christian 51-31 in a season opener on Saturday night.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine was a 150-pound quarterback whose prep career had just ended with a lopsided shutout loss in the playoffs after an undefeated season until then. With no significant...
DENTON, Texas (AP) — North Texas was oh-so-close in Conference USA last year to fulfilling the preseason prediction of repeating as a division champion. The Mean Green could have also ended up at...
FRISCO, Texas (AP) — North Texas senior quarterback Mason Fine has been tabbed as the preseason Conference USA offensive player of the year, and the Mean Green have been picked as the overwhelming...
ALBUQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) — Utah State walked into the New Mexico Bowl with one of its best records in school history but uncertainty. Its head coach, Matt Wells, left to take the Texas Tech job. Interim coach Frank Maile had to prepare the Aggies with an army of graduate assistants and an announcement a new coach was coming next month.
North Texas, meanwhile, was coming into Albuquerque with experienced coach Seth Littrell and highly touted quarterback Mason Fine.
North Texas (9-3, Conference USA) vs. Utah State (10-2, Mountain West), Dec. 15, 2 p.m. EST
LOCATION: Albuquerque, New Mexico
North Texas: QB Mason Fine, 3,734 yards passing, 27 touchdowns.
Utah State: QB Jordan Love, 3,208 yards passing, 28 touchdowns.
North Texas: The Mean Green went 5-3 in Conference USA and finished second to UAB in the West. North Texas went bowling in 2016 and 2017, losing each time.
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Mason Fine passed for 320 yards and two touchdowns and DeAndre Torrey had 155 yards rushing and a score to help North Texas hold on for a 24-21 win over UTSA on Saturday night.
Fine completed passes to 11 different players and finished 26 of 36 with one interception.
UNT (9-3, 5-3 Conference USA) has won nine games in back-to-back seasons for the first time since 1977-78 seasons — under College Football Hall of Fame coach Hayden Fry.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — DeAndre Torrey had 17 carries for a career-high 187 yards, including a 92-yard touchdown run with 4:06 to play, and North Texas beat UNT 41-38 on Thursday night.
NORFOLK, Va. (AP) — Lala Davis scored from a yard out with 15 seconds left in the game as Old Dominion came from 28 points down in the first half to pull out a 34-31 victory over North Texas in a Conference USA contest Saturday afternoon.
North Texas scored the first four touchdowns, two on runs by DeAndre Torrey, including a 37-yard dash in the first quarter that made it 14-0.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine passed for 333 yards and two touchdowns and DeAndre Torrey ran for 130 yards and scored four times as North Texas rolled to a 41-17 victory over Rice in a Conference USA West Division matchup on Saturday.
BIRMINGHAM, Ala. (AP) — Spencer Brown ran for three touchdowns and UAB rallied in the second half to remain undefeated in conference, beating North Texas 29-21 on Saturday night.
Brown had 100 yards on 25 carries for the Blazers (6-1, 4-0 Conference USA). A.J. Erdely threw for 189 yards and Nick Vogel kicked a pair of field goals.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine threw for 292 yards and a score and DeAndre Torrey ran for three touchdowns and North Texas pulled away from Southern Mississippi 30-7 on Saturday.
After a scoreless opening quarter, Fine threw a 53-yard score to Jalen Guyton for a 7-0 lead. Southern Mississippi quickly countered when Jack Abraham threw a 44-yard pass to Quez Watkins to tie it.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Amik Robertson blocked a 46-yard field goal attempt with 33 seconds left to help Louisiana Tech beat previously unbeaten North Texas, 29-27, in a Conference USA opener on Saturday night.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine threw for more than 400 yards and four touchdowns, three of them to Rico Bussey Jr. as North Texas routed Incarnate Word, 58-16 on Saturday night.
North Texas is now 2-0 for the first time since 1994, its last season as a Division I-AA program.
The Mean Green held a 10-6 lead after one quarter, then scored 31 unanswered points in the second to lead 41-6 at intermission.
The nation's top returning passer is off to another impressive start.
North Texas' Mason Fine hit a career-high 40 of 50 passes in the Mean Green's 46-23 win over SMU on Saturday for the most completions in a Football Bowl Subdivision game. His 444 passing yards were a weekend best and ranks No. 2 nationally this season to the 537 by Colorado State's K.J. Carta-Samuels against Hawaii on Aug. 25.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine threw for 444 yards and three touchdowns, Kemon Hall returned an interception for a touchdown and DeAndre Torrey had a 96-yard kickoff return for North Texas in a 46-23 win over SMU in a season opener on Saturday night.
Fine threw two TD strikes to Jalen Guyton, and another to Nic Smith. Hall picked off a pass by Ben Hicks and returned it 36 yards for another Mean Green score.
New Orleans Bowl: North Texas (9-4) vs. Troy (10-2), 1 p.m. ET, ESPN
IRVING, Texas (AP) — Florida Atlantic sophomore Devin Singletary, the national leader with 29 rushing touchdowns, has been named Conference USA's MVP.
Singletary is the first running back to be the C-USA MVP since the award's inception in 2008. He ran for 1,796 yards with 11 consecutive 100-yard rushing games as the Owls won their first league title.
North Texas (9-4, 7-1 C-USA) vs. Troy (10-2, 7-1 Sun Belt), Dec. 16, 1 p.m. (ESPN)
LOCATION: New Orleans
North Texas: QB Mason Fine. He's thrown for 3,749 yards, 28 touchdowns and 13 interceptions this season. Seven different receivers have caught at least 24 passes.
Troy: LB Tron Folsom. He leads the team with 77 tackles and also has nine tackles for a loss and an interception.
HOUSTON (AP) — Nic Smith rushed for a career-high 178 yards and a score and North Texas warmed up for the Conference USA championship game with a 30-14 victory over Rice on Saturday.
The Mean Green (9-3, 7-1) will go after their first C-USA championship when its plays at Florida Atlantic next Saturday after losing at FAU 69-31 in a regular-season meeting on Oct. 21.
Mason Fine passed for 195 yards and a touchdown, setting a North Texas single-season record with 27 TD passes.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Ahmad Bradshaw would have preferred to win Army's rubber match against North Texas over getting his second 200-yard rushing game in three weeks.
The senior quarterback had to settle for the numbers Saturday night.
Trevor Moore kicked a 39-yard field goal with 5 seconds left to give North Texas a wild 52-49 victory over the Black Knights, ending Army's six-game winning streak.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine threw for a career-high four touchdowns as North Texas rolled over UTEP 45-10 on Saturday to clinch the Conference USA West title and keep the Miners winless on the season.
North Texas (7-3, 6-1) will play in the conference championship game on Dec. 2.
RUSTON, La. (AP) — Jeffery Wilson ran for 165 yards and two touchdowns, including a 14-yard burst for the go-ahead score with 6:04 remaining, and North Texas pulled out a 24-23 win over Louisiana Tech on Saturday.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine passed for 309 yards and a touchdown but his heads-up slide for a first down in the final minute allowed North Texas to run out the clock and defeat upset-minded Old Dominion 45-38 on Saturday night.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine threw a 22-yard touchdown to Rico Bussey Jr. in the final seconds of the game to put North Texas up 29-26 over UTSA on Saturday night.
The Mean Green (4-3, 3-0 Conference USA) trailed 26-22 late after UTSA took the lead on a 46-yard scoring strike by Dalton Sturm. With just over a minute to play, Fine orchestrated a 98-yard drive capped by the winning throw to Bussey with 10 seconds remaining.
HATTIESBURG, Miss. (AP) — Mason Fine threw two touchdown passes and North Texas scored 26 straight points in the second and third quarters to rally past Southern Mississippi 43-28 on Saturday night.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Trevor Moore's fourth field goal, a 27-yarder with seven seconds remaining, lifted North Texas to a 46-43 win over UAB in a Conference USA opener on Saturday night.
IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Iowa relied on its defense to win its opener, and the Hawkeyes leaned on their offense to survive their first road test.
Iowa will look for a complete team effort to close out non-conference play — especially with No. 5 Penn State set to visit Iowa City on Sept. 23 to start Big Ten play.
The Hawkeyes (2-0) host North Texas (1-1) on Saturday in the last non-Power Five game left on their schedule.
Some things to watch in the Big Ten this weekend:
DALLAS (AP) — Ben Hicks threw four touchdown passes to Courtland Sutton, Xavier Jones ran for two scores, and Southern Methodist beat North Texas 54-32 on Saturday to win its second straight.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Mason Fine threw for 224 yards and three touchdowns and Jeffery Wilson ran for 176 yards and three scores as North Texas dominated Lamar 59-14 on Saturday night in the season opener for both teams.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Carlos Henderson scored five touchdowns for the second time this season, and Louisiana Tech pulled away from North Texas in a 45-24 win over North Texas on Saturday night.
Ryan Higgins threw a 12-yard pass to Henderson for his fourth TD with 7:13 to play in the third for a 38-24 lead. Higgins found Henderson again on a 9-yard pass with the fourth quarter just underway.
Higgins threw for 253 yards and Jarred Craft had 24 carries for 120 yards and a score.
DENTON, Texas (AP) — Brent Stockstill passed for 295 yards with a pair of touchdowns and Middle Tennessee's defense clamped down during a 30-13 victory over North Texas on Saturday night.
The win boosts the Blue Raiders to 4-1 (2-0 in Conference USA) for this first time since 2001 when they started 5-0.
HOUSTON (AP) — Willy Ivery plunged in from 4-yards out, Rice's Darik Dillard was stuffed on 4th-and-1 on the ensuing drive, and North Texas escaped Rice with a 42-35 win in 2OT on Saturday night.
Jeffrey Wilson led North Texas (2-2, 1-0 Conference USA) with 157 yards rushing and three touchdowns and Mason Fine added 224 yards through the air with a touchdown.
North Texas (1-1) at No. 23 Florida (2-0), 7:30 p.m. (ESPNU)
Line: Florida by 37.
Series Record: Florida leads 1-0.
WHAT'S AT STAKE
A bit of a trap game for the Gators, who are coming off an impressive, 45-7 victory against Kentucky and play at rival and 15th-ranked Tennessee next Saturday. Coach Jim McElwain challenged his players by saying "we're not good enough to just show up against anybody."