North Texas has seven bowl appearances since 2000. Six of them were in the New Orleans Bowl and one was in the Heart of Dallas Bowl. With all due respect to the Mean Green and those low-level bowl games, they're just that: low-level bowl games. The Fiesta Bowl is not a low-level bowl game, nor is the Sugar Bowl or Peach Bowl.
North Texas has never won 10 games in a season, hasn't been ranked since 1959 (though that may change soon) and hasn't played in a bowl game better than the Sun Bowl. After the Mean Green moved to 3-0 with a demolition of Arkansas in Week 3, it's hard not to look ahead at their New Year's Six bowl chances.
Shehan Jeyarajah of Dave Campbell's Texas Football joined The Hot Route to talk about North Texas' start, their New Year's Six bowl path and Seth Littrell's coaching stock: