DENTON, Texas (4/4/08) - In effort to keep fans up to date on all the happenings during spring football practice, MeanGreenSports.com will blog live from Friday's scrimmage at Fouts Field.
Check back today for live updates on the Mean Green's second scrimmage of the spring season beginning at 3:30 p.m.
The Mean Green returns eight starters on an offensive unit that broke all kinds of records in 2007. All-America candidate Casey Fitzgerald returns for his senior season after breaking nearly every North Texas and Sun Belt Conference single-season receiving record.
On defense, there are six starters back, including all-conference linebacker Craig Robertson who is the top returning tackler and led the team in interceptions as a freshman last year. Junior cornerback Antoine Bush has been a starter for two years and will be a leader in the defensive secondary.
North Texas will begin the 2008 season at Kansas State Aug. 30th with the home opener coming against Tulsa Sept. 6th.
North Texas Spring Practice Schedule
April 4 Scrimmage Fouts Field
April 8 Practice Facility
April 10 Practice Facility
April 12 Green/White Game at Fouts Field