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SMU QB Garrett Gilbert ruled out against Houston

Southern Methodist University quarterback Garrett Gilbert has been ruled out with a sprained knee for Friday’s game against Houston. The 6′-4″ 220 lb. senior was  injured by sliding at the end of a first half run against the University of South Florida last Saturday. Gilbert had to be helped off the field and was on the sideline using crutches the rest of the game. Before...
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November 27, 2013  |  Discuss

Frosh leads SMU past South Florida 16-6

Freshman backup quarterback Neal Burcham led two third-period scoring drives to help SMU overcome the loss of injured starter Garrett Gilbert and beat South Florida 16-6 on Saturday night. Gilbert left with 1:21 to play in first half when he hurt his leg while attempting to slide while running the football and was assisted off the field. Gilbert, who was 19-for-23 for 138 yards...
Via AP on Fox
November 23, 2013  |  Discuss

SMU’s Garrett Gilbert Completes Unbelievable Two-Point Conversion to Force Overtime (Video)

Southern Methodist University lost in heartbreaking fashion on Saturday afternoon to Rutgers, but even so, Mustangs quarterback Garrett Gilbert came away with the play of the game. After finding themselves down 35-14 in the beginning of the fourth quarter, SMU stormed back to put up 21 unanswered points and send the game into overtime. The Mustangs were forced to attempt a two-point...
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

SMU's amazing two-point play

The shame of it for SMU is that it wasted this glorious two-point conversion on a loss. Rutgers beat the Mustangs 55-52 in overtime Saturday in Dallas. Overtime was necessary because of what quarterback Garrett Gilbert did on this play, scrambling and throwing all the way across the field for a two-point conversion with a minute left. Gilbert attempted 70 passes, completing 45...
Via Fox Sports
October 05, 2013  |  Discuss

Gilbert leads SMU past Montana St 31-10

Garrett Gilbert completed a 4-yard touchdown pass to Darius Joseph with 12 seconds left against Montana State to give SMU a come-from-behind 31-30 victory on Saturday against the No. 3 team in FCS. After forcing a Montana State punt, SMU (1-1) took over with 3:46 remaining on its own 19. Led by Gilbert, who finished 35 of 48 passing with 317 yards, the Mustangs took 14 plays to...
Via AP on Fox
September 08, 2013  |  Discuss

Gilbert looking to carry momentum as senior at SMU

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas -- Garrett Gilbert admits his first seven games at SMU last fall were a learning experience. In those starts, the Mustangs went 3-4 as Gilbert threw 13 interceptions and 11 touchdowns, including a five-interception performance in a 24-16 loss to crosstown rival TCU on Sept. 29, 2012. However, in SMU's final six games of 2012, the former University of Texas...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
August 11, 2013  |  Discuss

The American Preview: Garrett Gilbert gets one last ride with the Mustangs

It wasn't supposed to end this way. (Photo: USA Today Sports) Ask college football recruiting nuts for some of the most baffling disappointments they can recall, and the name Garrett Gilbert is almost bound to come up. Gilbert arrived at Texas in 2009 with every accolade imaginable from his stint as quarterback of Lake Travis High School, including being named the national...
Via Crystal Ball Run
May 07, 2013  |  Discuss

Gilbert adjusting to new home at SMU

Garrett Gilbert is definitely becoming a familiar face on the SMU campus these days. Ever since announcing his plans to transfer last October, Gilbert has been a popular topic on the Hilltop. The former Texas quarterback has visited SMU practice a couple times this spring, making his presence even more known. So is Ford Stadium starting to feel like home? "It's getting...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
April 28, 2012  |  Discuss

SMU plays waiting game for QB Gilbert

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas The biggest name in SMU's 2012 recruiting haul couldn't be spoken on national signing day. That's because former Texas quarterback Garrett Gilbert isn't officially a Mustang. Gilbert, one of the nation's top recruits three years ago, won't be at SMU until June at the earliest. He plans to graduate from Texas this spring, which would...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 01, 2012  |  Discuss

Garrett Gilbert getting a second chance at SMU

SMU coach June Jones turned players like Colt Brennan and Timmy Chang into NCAA record-breaking quarterbacks. Now, Garrett Gilbert will enter the Jones Quarterback Laboratory and see if the Run and Shoot offense can revive his career. Gilbert, a former prize quarterback recruit at Texas, will transfer to SMU. His father, former NFL quarterback Gale Gilbert, confirmed the transfer...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
November 01, 2011  |  Discuss
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