2006 North Texas Mean Green football team

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2006 North Texas Mean Green football
North Texas 2005-2006 Wordmark.png
Conference Sun Belt Conference
2006 record 3–9 (2–5 Sun Belt)
Head coach Darrell Dickey
Offensive coordinator Ramon Flanigan
Defensive coordinator Fred Bleil
Home stadium Fouts Field
(Capacity: 30,500)
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →
2006 Sun Belt football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Troy +   6 1         8 5  
Middle Tennessee +   6 1         7 6  
Arkansas State   4 3         6 6  
Florida Atlantic   4 3         5 7  
Louisiana–Lafayette   3 4         6 6  
Louisiana–Monroe   3 4         4 8  
North Texas   2 5         3 9  
FIU   0 7         0 12  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule[edit]

Date Time Opponent# Rank# Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 11:00 AM at No. 3 Texas* Darrell K Royal–Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX FSN L 7–56   85,123
September 9 6:00 PM SMU* Fouts FieldDenton, TX W 24-6   25,231
September 16 6:00 PM at Tulsa* Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK L 3–28   22,045
September 23 5:00 PM at Akron* Rubber BowlAkron, OH L 13-33   16,011
September 30 6:00 PM Middle Tennessee Fouts Field • Denton, TX ESPN+ L 0-35   16,986
October 7 6:00 PM Florida Internationaldagger Fouts Field • Denton, TX CSS W 25-22 7OT  15,123
October 21 6:00 PM at Arkansas State Indian StadiumJonesboro, AR ESPN+ L 10-29   19,141
October 28 2:30 PM at Troy Movie Gallery StadiumTroy, AL CSS L 6-14   17,795
November 4 6:00 PM Louisiana Tech* Fouts Field • Denton, TX L 31-34   11,103
November 11 5:00 PM at Louisiana-Lafayette Cajun FieldLafayette, LA W 16-7   13,621
November 18 6:00 PM Florida Atlantic Fouts Field • Denton, TX ESPN+ L 16-17   9,806
November 25 6:00 PM at Louisiana-Monroe Malone StadiumMonroe, LA L 3-23   12,107
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from Coaches' Poll released prior to game. All times are in Central Time.

Game summaries[edit]

Texas[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Texas 0 0 7 0 7
Texas 14 14 14 14 56

SMU[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
SMU 0 0 6 0 6
North Texas 7 0 7 10 24

Tulsa[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Texas 0 3 0 0 3
Tulsa 0 7 14 7 28

Akron[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Texas 0 7 6 0 13
Akron 20 13 0 0 33

Middle Tennessee[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Middle Tennessee 14 7 7 7 35
North Texas 0 0 0 0 0

Florida International[edit]

1 2 3 4 OT 2OT 3OT 4OT 5OT 6OT 7OT Total
Florida International 0 0 13 3 0 3 0 0 3 0 0 22
North Texas 5 0 0 11 0 3 0 0 3 0 3 25

The Mean Green's contest with the Florida International Golden Panthers lasted overtime periods before North Texas kicker Denis Hopovac made his fifth field goal of the night to bring the team ahead 25–22. Hopovac's nine attempts tied an NCAA FBS record for field goal attempts in a game.[1]

Arkansas State[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Texas 3 7 0 0 10
Arkansas State 0 10 13 6 29

Troy[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Texas 0 3 0 3 6
Troy 0 0 7 7 14

Louisiana Tech[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Louisiana Tech 21 0 10 3 34
North Texas 0 24 7 0 31

Louisiana-Lafayette[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Texas 0 7 9 0 16
Louisiana-Lafayette 0 7 0 0 7

Florida Atlantic[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
Florida Atlantic 3 14 0 0 17
North Texas 7 3 3 3 16

Louisiana-Monroe[edit]

1 2 3 4 Total
North Texas 0 3 0 0 3
Louisiana-Monroe 7 3 6 7 23

References[edit]

  1. ^ Associated Press (April 18, 2006). "North Texas beat Fla. International in 7 OTs". USA Today. Retrieved 2012-11-09.