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Game Three: North Texas

September 20, 6:30 p.m.
Lubbock, Texas

GENERAL INFORMATION
Location: Denton, Texas
Founded: 1890
Enrollment: 26,400
Chancellor: Dr. Alfred F. Hurley
Athletic Director: Craig Helwig / Kansas State '70
Conference: Big West
Nickname: Eagles, Mean Green
School Colors: Green & White
Stadium: Fouts Field
Capacity: 30,000
Playing Surface: Artificial Turf
First Year of Football: 1913
All-Time Record: 416-340-34

MEDIA INFORMATION
Sports Information Director: Sean Johnson
Office Phone: 940/565-2476
Email Address: SJohnson@ABN.UNT.EDU
Assistant SID: Jim Browning
SID Mailing Address: P.O. Box 13917, Denton, TX 76203
SID Fax: 940/565-3671
Press Box Phone: 940/565-2476
Internet Address: www.unt.edu/meangreen/

COACHING STAFF
Head Coach: Matt Simon / Eastern New Mexico '76
Record at School: 14-19-1 / 3 years
Career Record: 14-19-1 / 3 years
Football Office Phone: 940/565-2451
Best Time to Reach Coach: M-Th, 11 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Assistant Coaches: Bill Michaels / Arkansas '59 / Asst. Head Coach; Charlie Hall / Southern Oregon '83 / Offensive Coord.; Fred Bleil / Westmar '72 / Defensive Coord.; Frank Hickson / Tuskegee Institute '82 / Running Backs; Chris Hall / Washington '95 / Quarterbacks; Spencer Leftwich / Stephen F. Austin '88 / Offensive Line; Dante Wright / Southeast Missouri State '93 / Receivers; Chuck Mills / Linebackers / North Texas '71; Eric Russell / Idaho '91 / Defensive Line.
Athletic Trainer: Tim McClain

1997 OUTLOOK
Basic Offense: One Back
Basic Defense: 4-3
1996 Record: 5-6
1996 Conference Record/Finish: 3-2 / tie first
Bowl: none
Final National Ranking: none
Lettermen Returning: 39 (20 off., 19 def., 0 spec.)
Lettermen Lost: 15 (5 off., 8 def., 2 spec.)
Starters Returning: 15 (9 off., 6 def., 1 spec.)
Starters Lost: 9 (2 off., 5 def., 2 spec.)

RETURNING LEADERS
RUSHING      Att  Yds  Avg TDs
Hut Allred   210  907  4.3  4
Mike Boone    26   75  2.9  0
PASSING      Comp  Att  Int Yds  Pct   TDs
Damon West    12   27   2   134  .444  1
RECEIVING    Rec  Yds  Avg  TDs
Bo Harrison   35  332  9.5  4
Brian Waters  27  266  9.9  3
TACKLES UT      AT  Tot Int Sacks   TFL
Ron Riley       23  47  70  1   0   2 / -2
Dhati Lewis     21  43  64  3   4   2 / -9
Benny Cherry    26  37  63  0   0   3 / -5
Series Records
Team Highs      Texas Tech  North Texas
Total Offense   505, 1988   356, 1988
Rushing         305, 1985   304, 1952
Passing         322, 1988   153, 1988
Team Lows       Texas Tech  North Texas
Total Offense   316, 1952   208, 1985
Rushing         183, 1988   108, 1985
Passing          42, 1952 & 1985 30, 1952

Individual Highs
Texas Tech Total Offense -- 253 by Billy Joe Tolliver, 1988
North Texas Total Offense -- 155 by Scott Davis, 1988
Texas Tech Rushing -- 157 by James Gray, 1988
North Texas Rushing -- 73 by Scott Davis, 1988
Texas Tech Passing -- 273 by Billy Joe Tolliver, 1988
North Texas Passing -- 100 by Mike Rhone, 1985

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