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North Texas Mean Green is the team name used for both men's and women's intercollegiate athletic teams that play for the University of North Texas in Denton, Texas.

The University of North Texas Athletics competes as a member of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA) and the Sun Belt Conference. All athletic programs at North Texas are classified as NCAA Division I, the largest division among all colleges and universities. North Texas athletes are also known as the “Mean Green” and formerly the "Eagles.” The name "Mean Green" comes from the nickname given to former defensive tackle "Mean" Joe Greene who played college football at North Texas.

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