North Texas Football

1301 S. Bonnie Brae St. • Denton, TX 76207
Office 940-565-3653 • Fax 940-565-3470
Email: untwalkon@unt.edu

FOOTBALL WALK-ON POLICY

The walk-on program at North Texas is an important component in the development of Mean Green football. There are procedures that must be followed to be considered to walk-on to the team.

Procedure

  • Tryout Form and Medical Packet can be picked up in the Football Office in the Athletic Center beginning Monday, January 16, 2017, from 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
  • Fill out UNT Questionnaire.
  • Return Medical Packet to Dustin Hill by 4 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2017.
  • Return completed Tryout Form to Scotty Conley in the football office by 4 p.m. on Friday, January 20, 2017.
  • Tryout will be held on Wednesday, January 25, 2017 at 8:30 a.m. in Apogee Stadium.
  • Bring your own work-out gear (shorts, t-shirt, cleats).

General Information

  • Must have played high school football.
  • Must be currently enrolled in at least 12 hours at UNT (full-time student).
  • All candidates are subject to a full background check.
  • Class schedule must allow you to attend all practices, meetings, lifting.
  • ALL PRACTICES, MEETINGS, LIFTING WILL BE IN MORNINGS. DO NOT ENROLL IN A CLASS THAT BEGINS BEFORE 1 PM.
  • Participation in the tryout does not guarantee you a roster spot.
  • Mandatory to have a copy of Standard Physical performed within 6 months of the January 25, 2017 tryout as well as proof of health insurance.

Notification

  • Candidates will be notified on Tuesday, January 24, 2017, by e-mail or cell if they meet requirements to participate in the tryout
  • Candidates selected to join the team will be notified on Thursday, January 26, 2017

Recommended

  • Letter of recommendation from your previous coach or high school head coach (email to: untwalkon@unt.edu).
  • HUDL highlights (email to: untwalkon@unt.edu).

Current University of North Texas Students

  • Must be in good academic standing (2.25 GPA or above).
  • Must have at least two years of eligibility remaining.

Graduating High School Seniors

  • You must be accepted and enrolled at the University of North Texas.
  • Feel free to have your high school coach call Scotty Conley, director of high school relations, on your behalf at 940-565-3663.

Transfer Students

  • Must meet all NCAA transfer rules and regulations.
  • Our compliance office must have your official release from your previous school (if transferring from a four-year school).
  • Must be in good academic standing (2.25 GPA or above).
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