ZACH LINE RUMORS & GOSSIP
Fresno State vs. SMU
Monday Dec. 24, 8pm (ET), ESPN
Aloha Stadium (Honolulu, HI)
Line: Fresno State -12 1/2
What a difference a year makes for the Bulldogs as they were just 4-9 a season ago in the WAC and now they enter the game 9-3. Heck, they nearly won the Mountain West championship by going 7-1 in their first season in their new home. However, they're going up against...
SMU was the second-smallest school in the Southwest Conference, and one of the smallest in Division I-A, with a total enrollment of just over 9,000 students in 1986.After attempts to recruit top high school players using contemptible methods, SMU was placed on probation five times between 1974 and 1985, and had been slapped with probation seven times overall -- more than any other...
Zach Line ran for three touchdowns, and SMU got a last-second, goal-line stop to hold off Tulsa 35-27 on Saturday and become eligible for a school-record fourth consecutive bowl game.
Line, who totaled 81 yards rushing, scored on two 3-yard runs in the first half before his 10-yarder late in the third quarter gave the Mustangs (6-6, 5-3 Conference USA) a 35-6 lead.
The Golden Hurricane...
Via AP on Fox
November 24, 2012
UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas For the first 10 minutes of the game, Stephen F. Austin was dominating SMU.
Then SMU's Margus Hunt came up with a record-setting field goal block and the offense got traction behind the running of Zach Line.
But most of all in Saturday's 52-0 win, an SMU defense that was the worst in the nation in turnover margin last season produced 10 turnovers...
Zach Line got Southern Methodist off and running with a pair of rushing touchdowns in the second quarter and then the Mustangs' defense and special teams took over, securing a 52-0 victory over Stephen F. Austin on Saturday night.
After the teams battled to a scoreless tie at the end of the first quarter, Line scored on a 3-yard run and a 1-yard run. He finished with 60 yards...
Via AP on Fox
September 09, 2012
Zach Line is about to enter his senior season at SMU and like the rest of the Mustangs' senior class, his goal for 2012 is a simple one. Not only do Line and his fellow seniors want to win the Conference USA title after falling just short in 2010, but they also want to cap off their collegiate careers by helping guide the Ponies to a fourth straight bowl game, a streak that many...
2011 Record: (8-5, 5-3 in C-USA)
Head Coach: June Jones (24-28 at SMU, 100-69 All-Time)
Last Bowl Game: 2011 season BBVA Compass Bowl: beat Pitt 28-6
2011 Season Preview
2012 Schedule Link
Big Name Opponents: 9/2 at Baylor, 9/15 vs Texas A&M, 9/29 vs TCU
Must Win: 9/8 vs Stephen F Austin, 10/13 at Tulane, 10/27 vs Memphis
Revenge: 10/18 vs Houston...
With Saturday's victory, the Mustangs have won their sixth game of the season and are bowl eligible for the third year in a row. J.J. McDermott fought off a handful of injuries and was able to lead SMU by completing 29 of 40 passes for 322 yards and three touchdowns. Zach Line reached the 1,000-yard rushing mark for the second year in a row with his 143-yard, three-touchdown performance.
With the 2011 college football season entering the final month of regular season play, FOX Sports features ten hours of a college football feast starting with College Football Saturday Preview followed by back-to-back-to-back game coverage. Leading off the day, the Missouri Tigers host the Texas Longhorns in a pivotal Big 12 contest followed by the PAC-12 Game of the Week featuring...
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This week's college football lineup features the Texas A&M Aggies at the SMU Mustangs followed by the USC Trojans at Stanford Cardinal. In the opener, expect a wide open game as both schools run a pass oriented offense. The Mustangs, under head coach June Jones, are coming off their third bowl bound season in a row and are favorites to compete for a final Conference USA title...