1. North Texas Hall of Fame

The North Texas Hall of Fame honors all of the best athletes in North Texas history including Pro Football Hall of Famer Mean Joe Greene. Make sure to stop by the Hall of Fame and see plaques dedicated to all of the inductees.

2. Trophy Case

The trophy case at The Super Pit is a great chance to see all of the accolades won by the Mean Green over the years. The case contains several conference championship trophies, so check them all out.

3. Eagle Claw

The eagle claw shows off to everyone who you cheer for, so don’t be shy to flash the eagle claw and show off your Mean Green pride. To take part in this time-honored tradition, all you need to do is make a V with your index and middle finger, extend your thumb, and curl your fingers. Once you master it, you’ll be making friends with fellow Mean Green fans in no time.

4. North Texas-Middle Tennessee State Rivalry

The Mean Green and Blue Raiders have a long-running rivalry that dates back to both schools’ time in the Sun Belt Conference. The games between North Texas and Middle Tennessee State are always hotly contested, so get your tickets when the Blue Raiders come to town.


5. Banners

Hanging from the rafters of the Super Pit are banners celebrating the Mean Green basketball team’s many accomplishments from over the years. Take a minute to take them all in and remember your favorite moments in Mean Green basketball history.

6. Scrappy

Scrappy is the official mascot of the North Texas Mean Green and can be seen at all home football games. His origin dates back to 1971 although he was not official known as Scrappy until 1995. During games keep your eyes peeled for him on the sideline where you’ll spot him entertaining and energizing fans throughout the game.

7. Green Out

The school’s nickname is the Mean Green, so don’t be surprised if a green out is in effect when attending a game. During green out, all the fans show up in green to give the team an extra edge. Green shows off your fan support for the Mean Green and does a great job of pumping up the team, so make sure to wear green to the next North Texas game you attend.

8. North Texas-UTSA Rivalry

North Texas and fellow Texas-based Conference USA members UTSA have a growing rivalry. The two schools both joined Conference USA in 2013 and have there have been some great matchups between the schools since then. Don’t miss it when North Texas and UTSA square off as you’ll be in for a treat.


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