Legends of the Mean Green : Coach Theron J. Fouts

Coach Theron Fouts served as a football and track coach for North Texas State Normal College and North Texas State Teachers' College (now the University of North Texas) from 1900-1924.  He later returned to North Texas State University as athletic director.  Fouts Field, UNT's football field from 1952-2010, was named in his honor.   

Image of football team

The 1920 North Texas State Normal College football team pose with their coach Theron Fouts after finishing their season with a record of 7-1.

Image of Theron J. Fouts

Photograph of Theron J. Fouts viewing the blueprints and for the future Fouts Field in the early 1950s.