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Follow North Texas At Its First C-USA Media Day

IRVING, Texas - With the opening of pre-season practices just two weeks away and the season-opener against Idaho looming in six weeks, the North Texas football team will be participating in its first Conference USA Media Day today at the DFW Marriott and the Fox Sports Southwest studios.

Mean Green head coach Dan McCarney and senior linebacker Zach Orr will represent North Texas at C-USA Media Day.

Orr was second-team all-conference in 2012 after recording a team-high 108 tackles, a career-high and the first time in his career that he topped the 100-tackle mark. Orr had six games of double-digit tackles last season, and comes into 2013 having been named to the watch list for the 2013 Rotary Lombardi Award today, one of only two players from Conference USA to make the watch list.

Fans can follow Media Day in a variety of ways:
Mean Green Sports Facebook
Mean Green Sports Twitter
CUSA Facebook
CUSA Twitter

Media Day Videos

North Texas athletics-communications members will shoot videos throughout the day and post them to this page. Among the videos we'll produce will be "Media Day With Mac," following coach McCarney throughout the day, from breakfast to the interviews to dinner. We'll also have videos of Zach Orr doing interviews with players and coaches from other C-USA West Division teams.

Fox Sports Southwest Interviews Streamed Live

The Mean Green representatives and athletics-communications staff will join their fellow members of Conference USA's West Division at Media Day Wednesday morning, beginning with interviews with print and broadcast media at the DFW Marriorr. In the afternoon, the Mean Green will do interviews at the Fox Sports Southwest studios, and those interviews will be streamed live on

Caption The Photo Contest

We'll also post photos from Media Day to the Mean Green Sports Twitter and Instagram pages and invite fans to submit their captions for those photos. The best caption will win four tickets to the August 31 season-opening game against Idaho.