Austin Heisman

North Texas quarterback Austin Aune (2) carries the ball as Miami (Ohio) defensive back Silas Walters (36) closes in during the Frisco Football Classic last season Toyota Stadium in Frisco.

North Texas went all-in on the idea of one its own emerging as a legitimate Heisman Trophy candidate not all that long ago.

Quarterback Mason Fine entered his senior season in 2019 season as the nation’s leading active passer with 9,417 yards, a milestone the school capitalized on with a nifty campaign.

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