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North Texas Relieves Coach Dan McCarney Of Duties Following 66-7 Loss to FCS Portland State

North Texas fires head coach Dan McCarney immediately following an embarrassing loss to Portland State at home. This news comes as a surprise and relief to many fans who have been calling for his removal.

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North Texas' Dan McCarney has been removed from his position as head coach following a 66-7 loss to FCS Portland State. The news was confirmed by UNT's Athletic Director, Rick Villarreal, according to Brett Vito of the Denton Record-Chronicle and Dallas Morning News.


North Texas has started the season 0-5, with their most recent loss coming just about an hour ago in the most lopsided loss by an FBS team to an FCS opponent in NCAA history.