[North Texas Player, Joe Greene at Alumni Awards Luncheon, April 26, 1975]

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Photograph from the Alumni Awards Luncheon, Saturday April 26, 1975 at the Denton Country Club. From left: Tom Harpool (North Texas State Teachers College 1939), President of the North Texas State University Alumni Association; Charles Edward "Joe" Greene (North Texas State University 1966-1969); Dr. Chester A. Newland (North Texas State College 1954); and Larry Jobe (North Texas State College 1961). At the luncheon, Greene, Newland, and Jobe were each awarded the Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Citation. At the time this photograph was taken, former North Texas football player Greene was a left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and had just ...

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Photograph from the Alumni Awards Luncheon, Saturday April 26, 1975 at the Denton Country Club. From left: Tom Harpool (North Texas State Teachers College 1939), President of the North Texas State University Alumni Association; Charles Edward "Joe" Greene (North Texas State University 1966-1969); Dr. Chester A. Newland (North Texas State College 1954); and Larry Jobe (North Texas State College 1961). At the luncheon, Greene, Newland, and Jobe were each awarded the Alumni Association Distinguished Alumni Citation. At the time this photograph was taken, former North Texas football player Greene was a left tackle for the Pittsburgh Steelers, and had just won AFC Champ, been part of the winning team in Superbowl IX, been in his 5th consecutive Pro Bowl, and had been named NFL Defensive Player of the Year for the second time. Dr. Newland, former director of the LBJ Library, was Executive Director of the Federal Executive Institute. Mr. Jobe had been Assistant for Administration, U.S. Department of Commerce, and was a managing partner of Alexander Grand & Co. Text on reverse of photograph: "NTSU Alumni Association Awards Banquet. From left to right: Mr. Tom Harpool, President, NTSU Alumni Association, Distinguished Alumnus Award Recipients: Mr. Joe Greene, Dr. Chester A. Newland, Mr. Larry A. Jobe."

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UNT Legends: a Century of Mean Green Football

Explore over 100 years of UNT's football history in photographs. In 1906 UNT's first football team took to the field, and over the next century the team obtained some incredible successes. Its first bowl game win in December 1946 led to other bowl games, and legendary players such as Ray Renfro, Abner Haynes, Richard Gill, and Joe Greene drove UNT to even greater accomplishments.

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Drawn from the UNT Archives, this collection of photographs features University of North Texas football, UNT alumni and alumni events, and images of the changing and growing University of North Texas campus.

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  • April 26, 1975

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[North Texas Player, Joe Greene at Alumni Awards Luncheon, April 26, 1975], photograph, April 26, 1975; (texashistory.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metapth163998/: accessed December 11, 2016), University of North Texas Libraries, The Portal to Texas History, texashistory.unt.edu; crediting UNT Libraries Special Collections.