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Cincinnati Bearcats vs SMU Mustangs Football Preview

Tomorrow afternoon, Cincinnati goes on the road to Southern Methodist to play the terrible Mustangs. It is hard to muster any enthusiasm for this game, if we are being quite honest. I just don’t care about SMU football. In fact, I wasn’t even going to do a preview for this game, I was going to let the podcast be the preview. Instead, here is a truncated preview of the Bearcats...
Via Bearcats Blog
2 days ago  |  Discuss

The SMU Mustangs Have a Chance Against Cincinnati

Coming off a bye, the SMU Mustangs are looking to pick up their first win on the season against a team that at one time would’ve seemed absolutely unbeatable. Photo used courtesy of collegefootball.ap.org. But now, though an SMU win would still be an upset, the Mustangs actually look like they have a fighting chance against Tommy Tuberville’s Bearcats. Cincinnati is in a stay...
Via AAC Football Fever
4 days ago  |  Discuss

What Are SMU’s Top 5 Wins of the June Jones Era?

Now that June Jones’ career at SMU has come to a close, it gives us a chance to reflect on some of the high points of his time on the Hilltop. His tenure, of course, ended with him being nowhere near the beloved figure that he was at one time, especially after a couple of down years and the Arizona State debacle after the 2011 season. Photo used courtesy of dallasnews.com. However...
Via AAC Football Fever
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Defense Must Improve for SMU to Be Competitive

For the first time since they opened up the season against Baylor, the SMU Mustangs have some positive momentum to build off of. Sure, the Mustangs’ upset bid fell short against East Carolina, but the team showed signs of life for the first time all year in the 45-24 loss. The offense finally was able to get something going, and SMU looks like it has found an answer at quarterback...
Via AAC Football Fever
11 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs’ Offense Showing Signs of Life With QB Garrett Krstich

On a Saturday where college football was thrown into mass chaos and matchups between ranked opponents reigned supreme, the game between the East Carolina Pirates and the SMU Mustangs was largely forgotten. However, thanks in large part to the arm of Garrett Krstich, the Mustangs showed signs of life and were competitive for the first time all season. Photo used courtesy of underdogdynasty...
Via AAC Football Fever
13 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs at East Carolina Pirates: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the East Carolina Pirates will host the SMU Mustangs in for a contest. The No. 22 East Carolina Pirates (3-1) will be looking to drop SMU (0-4) to its fifth straight loss. Coverage of the game between SMU and East Carolina will air on ESPNU and WatchESPN beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium in Greenville, NC. The Odds: The East Carolina Pirates are a 41...
Via Tireball.com
17 days ago  |  Discuss

Are the SMU Mustangs the Worst Team in the FBS?

Another week, another embarrassing defeat for the SMU Mustangs. Photo used courtesy of centraltrack.com. This time, it was at the hands of the TCU Horned Frogs, who came into Gerald J. Ford Stadium last Saturday and steamrolled the Mustangs on their way to a 56-0 victory. Watching the TCU players beat the entire SMU team with the Iron Skillet for four quarters would have probably...
Via AAC Football Fever
18 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU Horned Frogs at SMU Mustangs: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the TCU Horned Frogs will be looking to pull off their third win of the season when they travel to take on winless SMU. TCU (2-0) can strengthen its case for a spot in the top 25 with a win over SMU. (0-3) Coverage of the game between TCU and SMU will air on the CBS Sports Network beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas, TX. The Odds: TCU is a...
Via Tireball.com
24 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs Face Real Possibility of Starting 0-7

The first seven games on the SMU Mustangs‘ schedule looked daunting even before the season started, when expectations for this team were quite a bit higher. But now, after getting blown out in their first three games of the season, these next four contests seem more difficult than ever. Photo used courtesy of rantsports.com. SMU has been outscored 146-12 in losses to Baylor, North...
Via AAC Football Fever
27 days ago  |  Discuss

Texas A&M Aggies at SMU Mustangs: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

The Texas A&M Aggies will go on the road this weekend looking to add another win against the SMU Mustangs. No. 6 Texas A&M (3-0) is making a case for its inclusion in the post season playoff and nothing short of a blowout win against SMU (0-2) will do in this one. Coverage of the game between Texas A&M and SMU will air on ABC or ESPN2 (market depending) from Gerald J...
Via Tireball.com
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs’ Offensive Line Needs to Step Up

Needless to say, there are numerous areas that need to improve for the SMU Mustangs to become a competitive football team. But one of the position groups that most obviously needs to step up is the Mustangs’ inexperienced offensive line. Photo used courtesy of houstonchronicle.com. SMU has allowed its quarterbacks to get sacked 13 times so far in the 2014 season; that’s is...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 19, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Offensive Line Needs To Step Up

Needless to say, there are numerous areas that need to improve for the SMU Mustangs to become a competitive football team. But one of the position groups that most obviously needs to step up is the Mustangs’ inexperienced offensive line. SMU has allowed its quarterbacks to get sacked 13 times so far in the 2014 season; that’s is the third-highest total in the FBS, even though...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

Can the SMU Mustangs Move on from Their Terrible Start?

To say that the SMU Mustangs haven’t gotten off to an ideal start would be the understatement of the year. Photo used courtesy of sbnation.com. After being outscored 88-6 by Baylor and North Texas in two overwhelming defeats, the Mustangs headed into their bye week hoping to get some of their issues worked out before their home opener against the Texas A&M Aggies. Instead,...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 18, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU is Going to Give Fans Something to Cheer About Against Texas A&M--Beer

The SMU Mustangs have been good (but far from great) long enough after being a door mat for so long that fans started to believe they could win (or at least compete). This season--they suck. They can't defend (124th in points allowed). They can't score (128th). They can't run (128th) and theya are not very good at passing either (108th).They lost their head coach. With...
Via FatManWriting
September 16, 2014  |  Discuss

Top 10 List Of Coaches That Should Replace June Jones at SMU

Defensive coordinator Tom Mason has taken over for June Jones who according to agent Leigh Steinberg has stepped down due to “personal reasons”. June Jones has long been known to be one of the best offensive minds over the past three decades in football but after almost fully turning around the Mustang program Jones and SMU fell flat on their faces this season with an 0-2 start...
Via Universal Takeover Sports Network
September 09, 2014  |  Discuss

DEVELOPING: June Jones Resigns From SMU

((HT: NBCDFW))June Jones was in his seventh season with the SMU Mustangs, with a record of 36-43. He brought the team from it's way-beyond-awful past- which could be chronicled here more than anything...((HT: ESPN))To the point where they were in bowl games and exciting out of Conference USA (of all places)...BUT... and this is a big BUT... where messages may get lost over time...
Via Online Sports Guys
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

June Jones Steps Down as SMU Coach

In a day that already saw Ray Rice cut by the Baltimore Ravens and Penn State have its bowl eligibility restored, the SMU Mustangs received some shocking news of their own Monday afternoon when head coach June Jones announced that he would be stepping down due to personal reasons. His resignation comes on the heels of a pair of blowout losses against Baylor and North Texas to start...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU Offense Lethargic Against North Texas

SMU‘s 45-0 loss against Baylor was painful to watch, but its performance against the North Texas Mean Green was downright embarrassing. The Mustangs looked completely overmatched throughout the 43-6 drubbing handed to them by the Mean Green; the 37-point margin of victory was North Texas’ largest ever against SMU. While there were many discouraging aspects of the Mustangs...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 08, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Deion Sanders Jr. Looks Like His Dad During Punt Return for SMU

When Deion Sanders Jr. joined the SMU Mustangs fans had to wonder how much--if at all--he'd be like his dad, ole Prime Time himself. It's not really fair to expect kids of famous players to be like dear old dad, but that doesn't stop us from hoping.Early in Sunday's game against the Baylor Bears he showed that he does indeed take after Neon Deion with a nice 58-yard...
Via FatManWriting
September 01, 2014  |  Discuss

Baylor Bears vs. SMU Mustangs Betting Odds And Predictions

Betting odds and predictions for the Baylor Bears' game against the SMU Mustangs.
Via Gamedayr
August 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Michael Morse (1B / OF, SF) – Waiver Wire Pickups

BALLER MOVE: Add in Deep Leagues ANALYSIS: Michael Morse is having a solid year at the dish, and his power numbers should be enticing for fantasy owners in deeper leagues, especially given the flexibility offered by Morse’s multi-position eligibility. Playing 1B and OF for the Giants this year, Morse is slashing .286/.341/.487 with 16 HR and […]
Via RotoBaller
August 20, 2014  |  Discuss

Emmanuel Mudiay Spurns SMU to go pro; Crisis Averted for Kentucky

Talk about a blessing in disguise. What looked like a disastrous situation for the Kentucky Wildcats has turned out to be perhaps the best possible scenario for them heading into the 2014-15 college basketball season. Last fall, five-star Dallas point guard Emmanuel Mudiay committed to the SMU Mustangs after it seemed UK was the runaway favorite to land his services. Mudiay was,...
Via Kentucky Sports Connection
July 14, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: 10 Teams In Attendance For Supplemental Prospect Traylon Shead’s Workout

  Mike Florio of Pro Football Talk reports that 10 NFL teams were in attendance for SMU RB Traylon Shead’s Pro Day workout on July 2. According to Shead’s agent, Louis Bing, the Bears, Colts, Cowboys, Dolphins, Giants, Lions, Packers, Seahawks, and Texans were all on hand. Shead hasn’t been all that productive at SMU, even though he was highly regarded coming out of...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
July 08, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU RB Traylon Shead & New Mexico WR Chase Clayton Expected To Enter Supplemental Draft

  According to Dane Brugler of CBS Sports, it “sounds” like SMU RB Traylon Shead will make himself eligible for the 2014 Supplemental Draft. Burgler adds that New Mexico WR Chase Clayton is another player who could be available as well. It’s worth mentioning that this news basically reiterates a report from Dan Pompei of the Bleacher Report. Pompei reported last week...
Via NFL Trade Rumors
June 30, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: Michigan, SMU to begin home-and-home series

According to a report by CBS Sports, Michigan will host SMU this season at the Crisler Center. According to Jon Rothstein, Michigan and SMU will face off on December 20th, 2014 and a return date will be scheduled in Dallas in 2015. SMU went 27-10 last season, just missing the NCAA tournament and losing to Minnesota in the NIT. The Mustangs are projected as a top-15 team next season...
Via UM Hoops
May 12, 2014  |  Discuss
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