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UNT promotes former Cowboys player choice to RB coach

DENTON, Texas (AP) — Former Dallas Cowboys running back Tashard Choice has been hired to coach his old position at North Texas.

Choice was promoted Friday from his previous role as a quality control coach with the offense. The Mean Green qualified for the New Orleans Bowl, losing to Troy 50-30.

The 33-year-old Choice spent 2016 on the staff of the Cowboys, helping with running backs during offseason practice and training camp. He rushed for 1,579 yards and 10 touchdowns over six seasons, with other stops in Washington, Buffalo and Indianapolis.

The Cowboys drafted Choice in the fourth round out of...

Longtime UNT official Scotty Conley has retired

Scotty Conley has retired after nine seasons with the North Texas football program.

Conley spent the last two seasons as UNT's director of high school relations. He was UNT's director of football operations from 2009-15 and has spent more than 40 years working in high school and college football.

Multiple UNT sources with knowledge of the situation confirmed Conley's departure Sunday.

Conley served under three head coaches during his time at UNT after being hired by former Mean Green coach Todd Dodge in 2009. He also worked under Dan McCarney and Seth Littrell, who is entering his third season with...

UNT makes city proud

The football season is over for the University of North Texas Mean Green and for Ryan High School. They brought a lot of pride to Denton during the 2017 gridiron campaign.

The Mean Green ended its season with a 50-30 defeat at the hands of the Troy University Trojans in the New Orleans Bowl on Saturday.

Ryan High suffered its first loss of the season Friday night when Highland Park High School defeated the Raiders 45-35 in a Class 5A state semifinal game at AT&T Stadium in Arlington.

The Mean Green carved out a 9-5 season record. Ryan High went 14-1. Those are impressive records that team members can...

Late field goal lifts North Texas to wild 52-49 victory over Army

Sat, Nov 18, 2017 - 10:20pm

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.

Mason Fine threw for 386 yards and four touchdowns, including a quick 10-yard sideline toss with no timeouts left to get the...