North Texas is adding running back Loren Easly to the roster, according to a message posted to his Twitter account Saturday.
Easly spent the past two seasons at Stephen F. Austin, a member of the FCS Southland Conference. A Houston native, he appeared in 20 games over two seasons as a Lumberjack, carrying 213 times for 1,256 yards with 11 touchdowns while adding 17 catches for 139 yards.
— Julius (@easly_7) May 29, 2017
Denton Record-Chronicle reporter Brett Vito confirmed the transfer on his Twitter account.
Former Stephen F. Austin running back is transferring to UNT. Rushed for 497 yards last season. https://t.co/Llm4s5XSbr
— Brett Vito (@brettvito) May 29, 2017
As an interdivisional transfer, Easly will be able to play immediately with two seasons of eligibility remaining.
He would join a backfield led by rising senior Jeffrey Wilson, who paced the Mean Green with 936 yards and 14 touchdowns on 169 carries in 2016.