Nicholls State vs. North Texas
The North Texas Mean Green will look to even their record at 2-2 when they host Nicholls State on Saturday. Freshman quarterback Dajon Williams will start after coming off the bench to lead two touchdown drives last week during North Texas's 42-21 loss to Louisiana Tech. Nicholls State is coming off a bye after losing to Arkansas 73-7 two weeks ago.
Details for Saturday's game are below:
Kickoff: 3:30 p.m. ET
Live Stream: None
TV Coverage: Sinclair Network
North Texas facts
North Texas comes into this game with a record of 1-2 on the season. The Mean Green were defeated in their first game of the season by the Texas Longhorns. They then followed that up with a win over SMU, 43-6, and were on the losing end last weekend against Louisiana Tech.
North Texas's passing game currently ranks 124th in the FBS with 99.3 yards per game, with quarterback Josh Greer throwing for 171 yards and no scores. He will be replaced in the starting lineup this week by Dajon Williams.
The running game ranks 88th in the FBS with 142.7 yards per game. The leading rusher for North Texas thus far is Reggie Pegram, who has run for 152 yards and one score. Antoinne Jimmerson has also broken the 100-yard barrier with 31 carries for 111 yards and two scores. Overall in scoring offense, the Mean Green rank 95th in the FBS with 23.7 points per game.
The leading receiver on the team is Carlos Harris, who has hauled in eight balls for 73 yards.
Defensively, North Texas ranks 87th in the FBS, yielding an average of 28.3 points per game.