2010 North Texas Mean Green football team

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2010 North Texas Mean Green football
North Texas 2007-2010 Wordmark.png
Conference Sun Belt Conference
2010 record 3–9 (3–5 Sun Belt)
Head coach Todd Dodge (games 1-7)
Mike Canales (interim)
Offensive coordinator Mike Canales
Offensive scheme Spread Option
Defensive coordinator Gary DeLoach
Base defense 4-3
Home stadium Fouts Field
(Capacity: 30,500)
Seasons
« 2009 2011 »
2010 Sun Belt football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
FIU §   6 2         7 6  
Troy §   6 2         8 5  
Middle Tennessee   5 3         6 7  
Arkansas State   4 4         4 8  
Louisiana–Monroe   4 4         5 7  
Florida Atlantic   3 5         4 8  
Louisiana–Lafayette   3 5         3 9  
North Texas   3 5         3 9  
WKU   2 6         2 10  
§ – Conference co-champions
As of January 11, 2011; Rankings from AP Poll

The 2010 North Texas Mean Green football team represented the University of North Texas in the 2010 college football season. The 2010 season was the team's fourth under Head Coach Todd Dodge. The Mean Green played their home games on campus at Fouts Field in Denton, Texas as members of the Sun Belt Conference. They finished the season 3–9, 3–5 in Sun Belt play.

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 2:30 PM at Clemson* Memorial StadiumClemson, SC ESPNU L 10–35   77,342[1]
September 11 6:00 PM Rice* Fouts FieldDenton, TX L 31–32   23,743
September 18 11:00 AM at Army* Michie StadiumWest Point, NY CBSCS L 0–24   23,647
September 25 6:00 PM at Florida Atlantic Lockhart StadiumFt. Lauderdale, FL W 21–17   15,143
October 2 6:30 PM Louisiana-Lafayette Fouts Field • Denton, TX CST/CSS L 27–28   17,015
October 9 6:00 PM Arkansas State Fouts Field • Denton, TX L 19–24   14,589
October 16 6:30 PM Florida Internationaldagger Fouts Field • Denton, TX CST/CSS L 10–34   14,718
October 30 2:00 PM at Western Kentucky Houchens Industries – L. T. Smith StadiumBowling Green, KY W 33–6   14,373
November 6 6:00 PM Troy Fouts Field • Denton, TX L 35–41   14,289
November 13 3:30 PM at Middle Tennessee Johnny "Red" Floyd StadiumMurfreesboro, TN ESPN3 W 23–17   14,227
November 20 2:30 PM at Louisiana-Monroe Malone StadiumMonroe, LA L 37–49   8,905
November 27 3:00 PM Kansas State* Fouts Field • Denton, TX ESPN3 L 41–49   21,952
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Source:[2]

Season Recap[edit]

After starting the season with a 1-6 record head coach Todd Dodge was fired by the school. Dodge would finish at North Texas with a combined record of 6-36 over his 312 seasons. Mike Canales would take over as interem head coach. Under Canales the team would win 2 of its last 5 games and rebound to finish 3-9 overall.

Following the season it was announced that former Iowa State head coach and Florida defensive coach Dan McCarney would take over has head coach for the 2011 season.[3]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "2010 Clemson Football Media Guide". Clemson University. Retrieved November 13, 2011. 
  2. ^ Football
  3. ^ Source: Dan McCarney accepts UNT job