North Texas proves it’s the real Mean Green, forces ESPN to change Michigan-Michigan State commercial

Advice to the college football and sports media world: Don’t try to pull a fast one on North Texas.

Because it’s watching you, and it’ll get you.

ESPN had been hyping up its Michigan-Michigan State Saturday Night Football game with a commercial referring to the Spartans as the “Mean Green.”

The only problem is the University of North Texas is the Mean Green, and its athletic director Wren Baker was quick to point that out on Twitter on Tuesday night.

And after those stern words from Baker, he had a resolution with the cable network in a little more than 12 hours, as he Tweeted the following late Wednesday morning.

Despite not being a household name, North Texas just proved that it’s the real Mean Green and is not to be messed with, especially with an AD to whom Twitter granted 280 characters per Tweet.

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