Coach Odus Mitchell
While head coach at UNT from 1946-1966, Mitchell earned a record of
122–85–9. From 1946 to 1952, the Mean Green enjoyed six consecutive
winning seasons, a UNT record. His teams earned 10 conference
championships and played in three bowl games. In his 1966 season, North
Texas went 8–2, which helped earn him National Coach of the Year honors.
In 1986, he was inducted into the Texas Sports Hall of Fame.