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Two Pittsburgh Steelers legends will be called into Thursday’s championship game in between North Texans and Miami (Ohio). Joe Greene, extensively considered as the best gamer in Steelers history, starred at North Texas prior to starting a Hall of Fame profession in Pittsburgh. Ben Roethlisberger led the Redhawks to a Mid-American Conference title in 2003 prior to winning 2 Super Bowls as Pittsburgh’s quarterback.

Roethlisberger has actually positioned a friendly wager with Greene ahead of the first-ever Frisco Football Classic. Here are the regards to Roethlisberger’s wager:

  • If Miami wins: Roethlisberger will get a “Mean” Joe Greene signed jersey
  • If North Texans wins: Roethlisberger will contribute to the Agnes Lucille Craft Greene Memorial Scholarship Fund, which was begun by Greene in honor of his late spouse whom he satisfied when the 2 were trainees at North Texas.

” This is my opportunity to lastly sack Mean Joe Greene,” Roethlisberger stated in a video that was published on his Twitter page on Monday night. “Go Redhawks.”

After a 1-6 start, the Mean Green have actually won 5 successive video games that include their 45-23 win over then-15 th-ranked and formerly unbeaten University of Texas at San Antonio. The Mean Green’s late-season rise was led by 5-foot-7, 195- pound running back Deandre Torrey (1,214 hurrying backyards and 13 goals), linebacker KD Davis (106 deals with and 4.5 sacks) and siblings Grayson and Gabriel Murphy, who have actually integrated to tally 13.5 sacks, 23 deals with for loss and 4 required fumbles.

Miami likewise got rid of a sluggish start to reach the postseason. After a 2-4 start, the Redhawks went 4-1 down the stretch prior to losing a 48-47 overtime video game versus Kent State in their regular-season ending. Miami’s leading gamers getting in Thursday’s video game consist of receiver Jack Sorenson (69 receptions for 1,290 lawns and 10 goals), linebacker Ivan Pace Jr. (113 deals with, 4 sacks, one interception), protective lineman Kameron Butler (8 sacks, 14 deals with for loss, one interception), and Lonnie Phelps (7.5 sacks, 12.5 takes on for loss).

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