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UNT to get early jump on signing class during midterm period
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North Texas is expected to get a jump on its 2018 signing class during the NCAA's new early signing period on Wednesday.

Junior college football players who transferred at midterm always have been able to sign during the December signing period. This will be the first year high school players can sign early.

The change will add intrigue to the early period for teams across the country, including UNT, which is expected to sign at least a few players early. Butler County College defensive end Darrian McMillan and Mt. San Antonio College linebacker/defensive end Josh Saafi committed to UNT...

Mean Green Looking For 10th Win After Turnaround Season
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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.

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.

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.

On Sunday, North Texas...

UNT cruises past UTEP to clinch Conference USA West
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Everything was ‘Fine’ for North Texas on Saturday as sophomore quarterback Mason Fine threw a 60-yard touchdown pass to Rico Bussey Jr. to highlight a 45-10 victory over UTEP that clinched the Conference USA West division title in front of 26,108 at Apogee Stadium.

Fine completed 23 of 35 passes for 213 yards and four touchdowns to lead the Mean Green (7-3, 6-1 C-USA). In his first season as an established starter, Fine has totaled 22 touchdowns through the air.

Senior running back Jeffery Wilson once again carried the load for UNT, bursting for a 66-yard run late in the third quarter, his longest rush of the season...

Five things UNT fans should know about UTEP
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North Texas will host UTEP on Saturday, when the Mean Green will have a chance to clinch the Conference USA West Division title with a win over the Miners.

The Mean Green have won five of their last six games, including a huge victory over defending C-USA West Division champion Louisiana Tech last week.

UNT will look to keep that run going against UTEP. Here are five things UNT fans should know about the Miners:

1. UTEP made a midseason coaching change

There have been several teams that have changed coaches in the middle of the season. UTEP is among them.

Sean Kugler had...

UNT Head Coach Seth Littrell talks about Mean Green's success
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UNT will host the winless UTEP Miners for homecoming Saturday in Denton. Head coach Seth Littrell talks about the his team's big turnaround.

To watch the full video, visit https://www.nbcdfw.com/news/sports/UNT-Head-Coach-Seth-Littrell-Talks-Mean-Greens-Success_Dallas-Fort-Worth-455966843.html.