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North Texas To Play In R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

North Texas has accepted an invitation to play in the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl on Saturday, Dec. 16, at noon at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome in New Orleans. The opponent will be the 10-2 Troy Trojans, co-champions of the Sun Belt Conference and owners of a 24-21 win over No. 22 LSU of the Southeastern Conference.

This will be the Mean Green's 10th bowl game in program history, their second in as many years, and their fifth trip to the New Orleans Bowl but first since 2004. North Texas won four-straight Sun Belt Conference championships and played in the New Orleans Bowl from 2001 to 2004.

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R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl
North Texas Mean Green (9-4)
Mercedes-Benz Superdome, New Orleans
Televised on ESPN
Mean Green running back Jeffery Wilson
 Running Back Jeffery Wilson


Tickets for the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl are $60 for Midfield Premium Reserved and $40 for Sideline Reserved. Tickets can be purchased online, by phone at 940-565-2527 or 800-868-2366, or in person at the North Texas Ticket Office at Apogee Stadium Gate 2 until Tuesday, Dec. 12.

Tickets will also be on sale Dec. 13-14 from noon to 5 p.m. and Dec. 15 from noon to 6 p.m. at the North Texas team hotel, the Hilton New Orleans Riverside located at 2 Poydras Street in New Orleans.

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Ticket Prices

Midfield Premium Reserved
Sideline Reserved

North Texas seating areas are on the east side of the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Student Tickets

$60 Package – Limited to first 165 students who sign up.

  • Includes roundtrip charter bus transportation from Denton to New Orleans, a double-occupancy hotel room and game ticket. All meals and other incidentals are responsibility of the student.
  • Deadline for travel packages has been moved back to Monday, December 11, at 6 p.m.
  • We will make every effort to accommodate roommate requests for those traveling together.

$10 Student Ticket (1 per Student ID)

To claim tickets please visit the ticket office at Apogee Stadium or call the box office at 940-565-2527 or 800-868-2366.

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl seating chart

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Mean Green Club members have priority for tickets to all postseason games, and seat assignments for all postseason games will be allocated based on Priority Point ranking. Click here to make your Mean Green Club gift and ensure preferred ticket assignment within UNT’s block of seats, or call the Mean Green Club at 940-369-7284. Priority Points for bowl-ticket allocation locked on Dec. 1.

Buy Tickets From North Texas

Why buy from the North Texas Ticket Office instead of secondary ticket brokers? Here's why:

Ticket Office Hours

The North Texas Ticket Office is open:

Ticket Pickup

Fans have multiple options where they can pickup tickets:

Will Call/Player Pass

The North Texas will call/player pass window will be located at Mercedes-Benz Superdome Gate B.

Mean Green quarterback Mason Fine
 Quarterback Mason Fine



Fan Bus/Official
Bowl Travel Experience

Student Travel Experience

Coaches' Radio Show

Coke Zero Sugar

UNT Commencement in New Orleans

Mean Green Pub Cawww!

I Love The 90s Concert


Pre-Game Pep Rally

Game-Watching Parties

Can't make it to New Orleans? You can still watch the game with other Mean Green fans.

Fuzzy's Taco Shop

R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl

Rico Bussey, Jr., scores the game-winning touchdown against UTSA
 Rico Bussey, Jr.'s Game-Winning TD



Click here for directions to the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.


Click here for information on parking at the Mercedes-Benz Superdome.

Mercedes-Benz Superdome Policies

Click here for the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl's gameday policies. NOTE: the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl does not enforce the NFL bag policy. The R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl allows bags that do not exceed 12" x 12" x 12."

Rico Bussey, Jr., scores the game-winning touchdown against UTSA
 Defensive End Andy Flusche

Bowl Game
Presenting Partners

The North Texas Athletic Department thanks the following presenting partners for their support of the Mean Green's trip to the R+L Carriers New Orleans Bowl.

Coca-Cola Zero
Fuzzy's Taco Shop
First State Bank
Bill Utter Ford
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Get your Mean Green gear at the official online store of North Texas Athletics. Bowl merchandise coming soon.

Men's Nike Apple Green North Texas Mean Green 2017 Coaches Sideline Half-Zip Jacket
Women's Fanatics Branded Kelly Green North Texas Mean Green Primary Logo Color Block 3/4 Sleeve Tri-Blend T-Shirt
Men's Stadium Athletic Charcoal North Texas Mean Green Arch & Logo Pullover Hoodie

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