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Quick Facts
Location: Denton, Texas
Founded: 1890
Enrollment: 36,305
Nickname: Mean Green
Colors: Green and White
President: V. Lane Rawlins
Athletics Director: Rick Villarreal
Senior Woman Administrator: Cinnamon Sheffield
Media Relations Director: Eric Capper
Ticket Office Phone: (940) 565-2527
Alumni Director: Robert McKinney
North Texas Links
Athletics Website:
University Website:
Alumni Website:
Facebook: Mean Green Sports
Twitter: @MeanGreenSports
Convention Bureau:
Athletic Facilities
Football Stadium: Apogee Stadium (30,850)
Basketball Arena: Super Pit/Coliseum (10,500)
Softball: Lovelace Stadium
Soccer: Mean Green Soccer Field (1,000)
Tennis: Waranch Tennis Complex
Track & Field: Fouts Field
Volleyball: Volleyball Center (600)
Sponsored Sports 16)
Men (6)
Basketball, Cross Country, Football, Golf, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field

Women (10)
Basketball, Cross Country, Golf, Soccer, Softball, Swimming & Diving, Tennis, Indoor & Outdoor Track & Field, Volleyball

Notable Alumni
  • Pat Boone - Singer; actor; entertainer
  • Thomas Haden Church - Actor
  • Bob Dorough - Jazz musician, composer and music director of Schoolhouse Rock
  • Michael Faircloth - Fashion designer; designer to First Lady Laura Bush
  • Phyllis George - Miss America 1971; broadcaster with NFL Today; entrepreneur
  • "Mean" Joe Greene - NFL Hall of Fame; DL for the five-time Super Bowl Champion Pittsburgh Steelers in the 1970s
  • Don Henley - Grammy-winning singer and musician; member of The Eagles and solo artist; environmental activist
  • Norah Jones - Grammy winning vocalist
  • Tom "Bones" Malone - Trombonist; member of the original Saturday Night Live band; currently serves as the principal arranger and trombonist for the Late Show with David Letterman
  • Kerry Gammill - Cartoonist; created Superman, Indiana Jones and ROM comic strips
  • Larry McMurty - Writer; Pulitzer Prize winner; shared the Golden Globe for Best Screenplay and an Oscar for Best Adapted Screenplay of Brokeback Mountain
  • Bill Moyers - Television journalist; former chief correspondent for CBS Reports and senior news analyst for CBS News; former press secretary for President Lyndon Baines Johnson
  • Dr. Phil McGraw - Self-help expert
  • Sam Moon - Owner of Sam Moon Trading Company
  • Jane Nelson - Texas State Senator, Senate District 12
  • Roy Orbison - Singer and guitarist
  • Ron Shanklin - NFL Football player
  • Mary Suhm - City Manager, City of Dallas
  • Brian Waters - 2009 Walter Payton NFL Man of the Year and six-time Pro Bowler
  • Peter Weller - Actor; starred in Robocop and Buckaroo Bonzai

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