SMU Bounces Back Against Navy

Welcome back to the college football conference race, SMU. After last week’s loss to Cincinnati, SMU head coach Sonny Dykes said he would see what kind of character his players and coaches had. They had character with plenty to spare in a 51-37 win over Navy at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas Saturday night. […] READ MORE


SMU Looking For Character Check

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Picking up the pieces after a loss can be a delicate balancing act for coaches. Their team goes into a game riding high, and then comes out not riding anything but bruised and battered egos. It leaves SMU looking for a character check. SMU went into last week’s home game against Cincinnati with a 5-0 […] READ MORE


SMU Can’t Stay With Cincinnati

All season long SMU head coach Sonny Dykes has been concerned about the inconsistency of the Mustangs offense. That inconsistency Saturday night cost them an undefeated season, the top spot in the ACC, and likely the Group of Five spot in a New Year’s Day bowl game. Converting on only seven of 20 third down […] READ MORE


SMU Looks To Elevate Its Game

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The SMU Mustangs are 5-0 overall. They are 2-0 in the AAC race. Yet, there is still the sense that they have not even come close to reaching where they can be. Especially if you listen to head coach Sonny Dykes. SMU Looks To Elevate Its Game The Mustangs are coming off a three-point overtime […] READ MORE


SMU Squeaks By Tulane, 37-34

Football is a game of what have you done for me lately. Just a few minutes earlier, SMU kicker Chris Naggar hit the right uprights on a 58-yard field goal attempt that would have beaten Tulane at the end of regulation. But on the first series of overtime for the Mustangs, Naggar hit a 34-yarder […] READ MORE


SMU At Tulane; No Looking Ahead

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On the surface, this week’s SMU game at Tulane looks like a mismatch. The Mustangs are 4-0, sit at #17 in the AP Top 20, and have the best overall record in the AAC conference. Tulane is 2-2 overall and 0-2 in conference having just lost to Houston in the Cougars’ first game of the […] READ MORE


SMU Outlasts Memphis, 30-27

If there was a way to have euphoria and great concern at the same time, Gerald J. Ford Stadium at SMU was your place Saturday, as SMU outlasts Memphis 30-27. The Mustangs ended the six-year losing streak against Memphis, thanks to Chris Naggar’s 43-yard field goal in the closing seconds of the game. But they […] READ MORE


Time For SMU To Step Up

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Things are about to get real for SMU football. Sure, the Mustangs are 3-0. And yes, all the wins have been convincing. Even the Texas State game was not as close as the score said at the end of the game. But now it is time for SMU to step up. It is Memphis coming […] READ MORE


SMU Rolls Over SFA 50-7

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It was not always pretty, but it did not need to be for the blowout to happen. There were a few receiver drops early on, and a couple of penalties. But SMU jumped out to a 22-0 first quarter lead and cruised to a 50-7 win over the Stephen F. Austin Lumberjacks in the home […] READ MORE


SMU Needs Better Consistency

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There is a connectivity to this week’s game between SMU and Stephen F. Austin. Mustangs head coach Sonny Dykes sees the film of the first two weeks and says his team needs more consistency. And then, in the SMU home opener against SFA, the Mustangs will face a team that is 0-2 and has struggled […] READ MORE