DENTON, Tex. (8/13/07) Scorching temperatures didn’t slow down the Mean Green football team as they began the second week of fall practice with one workout in the morning. North Texas was in full pads during the workout which featured more explosive offense and a couple of special team’s standouts during the morning.
North Texas has the afternoon off today but will have its first two-a-day practices tomorrow. The first workout is at 8:45 a.m. and the afternoon practice starts at 3:30 p.m.
-Quarterback Daniel Meager hooked up with two different receivers for touchdowns during the workout. Meager first found Brock Stickler for a 50-yard TD and later connected with freshman B.J. Lewis for another 50-yard score.
-Senior running back Jamario Thomas had several big runs during the workout, his longest being 25-yards.
-Freshman Breece Johnson had the catch of the day as he made a sliding grab of a pass on an out route.
-During special teams work safety Aaron Weather had a blocked field goal.
-Wide receiver Brandon Jackson worked on fielding punts along with Evyn Roman.
-In the conditioning drills to finish off practice B. J. Lewis, Meager, Jack Crumes, Casey Fitzgerald and Truman Spencer excelled.