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SMU Mustangs’ 2014 Season Report Card

By Zach Rastall | AAC Columnist E-mail the author | Follow on Twitter It’s over. It’s finally over. The SMU Mustangs‘ nightmarish 2014 campaign has come to an end, but brighter days may be ahead. The Mustangs avoided finishing the season winless for the fourth time in school history by defeating UConn in their season finale, […] The post SMU Mustangs’ 2014 Season Report...
Via AAC Football Fever
6 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU Wins!...And Almost Gets Flagged Screwing Up the 'Victory Formation

It has been a long, hard season for the SMU Mustangs. From losing games to losing their head coach to images of the programs losing ways in the past creeping up it has been the kind of year that the team will love to forget--but at least it got to end on a high note.Sort of.@SBNationGIF/TwitterRead more »
Via FatManWriting
11 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU avoids winless season, beating UConn 27-20

EAST HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) SMU quarterback Matt Davis ran for 191 yards and a touchdown and threw for another 145 yards to lead the Mustangs to their only win of the season, 27-20 over UConn. Prescott Line added 90 yards rushing and two second-half touchdowns as SMU (1-11, 1-7 American Athletic Conference) snapped a 13-game losing streak. Freshman Ron Johnson ran for 101 yard and...
Via AP on Fox
11 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU Mustangs at Connecticut Huskies: Betting odds, point spread and tv info

On Saturday the SMU Mustangs and Connecticut Huskies will face off against one another in a American Athletic Conference game. SMU (0-11) is winless on the season but could give Connecticut (2-9) a run for their money in this one. Coverage of this game will air on CBS Sports Network beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Rentschler Field in East Hartford, CT. The Odds: Connecticut is a...
Via Tireball.com
12 days ago  |  Discuss

Dallas native Morris comes home as SMU coach

DALLAS (AP) -- Chad Morris knew he wanted the SMU job the minute it opened. Maybe it was because Clemson's offensive coordinator from the past four seasons is a Dallas native. Or maybe because he used to ride school buses to old Texas Stadium and watch the Mustangs play when he was growing up. "This is the opportunity I thought, `This is it,'" Morris said Monday at an introductory...
Via AP on Fox
16 days ago  |  Discuss

Moving Forward: Where Does SMU Go from Here?

When the clock hits zero in the fourth quarter at Gerald J. Ford Stadium this afternoon, the nightmare that has been the 2014 season will be one step closer to ending for the SMU Mustangs. It would be great if the Mustangs can muster up a win on Senior Day and end the season on a […] The post Moving Forward: Where Does SMU Go from Here? appeared first on AAC Football Fever.
Via AAC Football Fever
19 days ago  |  Discuss

Why Chad Morris Would Be SMU’s Best Choice for Next Head Coach

The end of the 2014 college football regular season continues to draw closer, which means the coaching carousel will soon be put in motion. But for some teams, like the SMU Mustangs, the search for a new head coach is already underway. In SMU’s case, it has been underway since June Jones announced his resignation […] The post Why Chad Morris Would Be SMU’s Best Choice for Next...
Via AAC Football Fever
22 days ago  |  Discuss

UConn/SMU Kickoff Time Set For December 6

CBS Sports and the American Athletic Conference have announced the game time for the game between the SMU Mustangs and UConn Huskies at Rentschler Field on Saturday, December 6. The game will kickoff at 12 p.m. and will be broadcast nationally on the CBS Sports Network.
Via Sox and Dawgs
23 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU, Brown must resist dwelling on what might have been

DALLAS – Much of the talk surrounding Larry Brown’s Southern Methodist Mustangs leading into this season has involved the guys who won’t be playing for him – instead of the guys who will. Six months ago, after SMU shrugged off its NCAA tournament snub and made it to the final of the NIT, it appeared the 74-year-old Brown was on his way to having a top-10 team this season...
Via Fox Sports
26 days ago  |  Discuss

Video: Larry Brown, Nic Moore react to loss at Indiana

SMU coach Larry Brown and junior point guard Nic Moore met with the media following the Mustangs’ 74-68 loss to Indiana at Assembly Hall on Thursday. Watch both press conferences below: The post Video: Larry Brown, Nic Moore react to loss at Indiana appeared first on Inside the Hall | Indiana Hoosiers Basketball News, Recruiting and Analysis.
Via Inside the Hall
26 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU Suffers Most Heartbreaking Loss of Dismal 2014 Season

It’s been an extremely painful season for fans of the SMU Mustangs, but Saturday may have featured the most excruciating moment in a year of seemingly endless disappointments. After getting blown out in nearly every game so far in 2014, the Mustangs finally competitive last weekend against South Florida. While this certainly is a positive for SMU, […] The post SMU Suffers Most...
Via AAC Football Fever
29 days ago  |  Discuss

College Basketball 2014-15: SMU Mustangs Team Preview

Larry Brown was already ahead of schedule at SMU, taking only two seasons to transform the moribund program. Twenty years removed from their last...
Via Athlon Sports
November 05, 2014  |  Discuss

Larry Brown disagrees with the Sixers strategy of tanking

Former Philadelphia 76ers and now SMU head coach Larry Brown had a few words on Wednesday regarding the recent moves the Sixers have made. Brown, who is a great a basketball coach, led the Sixers in 2001 to the NBA Finals with a guy named the Answer, Allen Iverson. But this is not the 2001 Sixers, this is the present day 2014-15 Sixers and they are not very good. In fact, they are...
Via Total Sports Live
October 31, 2014  |  Discuss

Ranking SMU’s Last 5 Games of the Season

After seven games in the 2014 season, the SMU Mustangs remain as the only winless team in the entire FBS. They have been dreadful on both sides of the ball, allowing opponents to score 48 points per game while scoring just 49 total points themselves throughout the year. Though Tom Mason’s team appeared to be headed in the right direction after a surprising performance against...
Via AAC Football Fever
October 28, 2014  |  Discuss

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
October 17, 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 that in mind...
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

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

SMU Devastated by NCAA Tournament Snub

The SMU Mustangs and head coach Larry Brown were dealt a tough blow on Selection Sunday when the 25th ranked Mustangs were snubbed by the NCAA Tournament Committee. SMU was 23-9 with a 12-6 record in the American Athletic Conference but the bad losses proved to be too much. SMU coach Larry Brown shares his disappointment of not making the NCAA tournament. Said he feels bad for team...
Via Diehardsport
March 16, 2014  |  Discuss

COMMIT: 2015 PG Sedrick Barefield to SMU

The SMU Mustangs landed their first recruit for the 2015 class on Monday night, garnering a verbal commitment from 6′-2″ point guard Sedrick Barefield of Corona Centennial (CA). Barefield was on an official visit when he committed. Barefield is ranked the No. 50 prospect nationally in the 2015 class, on Hoopniks.com. Barefield has drawn attention on the ...
Via Hoopniks
February 17, 2014  |  Discuss

After 29-year wait, SMU basketball returns to Top 25 rankings

After a 29-year wait, SMU returned to the Associated Press Top 25 basketball rankings on Monday. SMU (19-5) debuted at No. 23, but after knocking off three ranked teams this season, the Mustangs expect to climb even higher. "I'm sure nobody expected us to be here, but we knew what we had," guard Nick Russell said after SMU knocked off then-No. 7 Cincinnati, 76-55, on Saturday. "We...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 10, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU player surprises mother before her military deployment

UNIVERSITY PARK, Texas - SMU forward Markus Kennedy was in no mood to celebrate after his team upset Memphis, 87-72, last Saturday. Not because he had a bad game. The 6-9 sophomore set career highs with 21 points and 15 pounds. It was because he had a plane to catch. Kennedy was informed after the game that the NCAA had approved his waiver for SMU to fly him home to Philadelphia...
Via Fox Sports Southwest
February 04, 2014  |  Discuss

SMU scoreboard shows fireplace (photo)

It’s unusual weather in Dallas and thus fans have stayed away from Saturday’s game between the SMU Mustangs and the UCF Knights. UCF is looking to win over SMU to a BCS bowl but fans are simply not in attendance even with a decision to let them in for free. So what did the stadium staff at SMU do? They displayed vide of a fireplace on their scoreboard. RT @osmattmurschel: SMU...
Via Tireball.com
December 07, 2013  |  Discuss
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