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Watch SMU's football team enter the running man challenge

The dab is officially dead.But the running man challenge has just begun. The latest dance craze has taken over social media, and the SMU football team decided to get in on the action during a workout late last week.The last five seconds of the video features some odd movements, but overall, the Mustangs nailed the dance.With that said, they don't have anything on head coach Chad...
Via SportsDay
1 day ago

'Oi Oi Oi!': SMU signs 2nd Australian for men's basketball

DALLAS (AP) SMU has signed a second player from Australia to a national letter of intent for the upcoming men's basketball season. Coach Larry Brown announced Monday the signing of 6-foot-11 forward Harry Froling from Townsnville, Australia. After playing with the Townsville Crocodiles in Australia's National Basketball League during the 2015-16 season, Froling was then invited...
Via Associated Press
3 days ago  |  Discuss

SMU LB/S Shakiel Randolph signs undrafted rookie free agent deal with Chiefs

SMU safety Shakiel Randolph is going to get a shot to continue his football career.After an impressive pro day that saw him come in at 6-foot-3, 212 pounds, run a 4.61 forty and bench press 16 reps, Randolph started to garner attention from a handful of NFL teams.Randolph's name was not called in Chicago, but he did agree to an undrafted rookie free agent deal with the Kansas City...
Via SportsDay
4 days ago

SMU DL Andrew McCleneghen named to 2016 NFF Hampshire Honor Society

SMU defensive lineman Andrew McCleneghen has been named to the 2016 NFF Hampshire Honor Society, the National Football Foundation & College Hall of Fame (NFF) announced.The honor society is comprised of college football players from all divisions of play who each maintained a cumulative 3.2 GPA or better throughout their college career. Honorees also had to be a starter or significant...
Via SportsDay
4 days ago

Ex-SMU head coach June Jones embracing new role as high school offensive coordinator

Former SMU head coach June Jones is still on the sidelines.No, he's not coaching at the FBS level this year. But he is serving as the offensive coordinator at Kapolei High School in Hawaii.Jones applied for the vacant head-coaching job at Hawaii, but the Warriors eventually hired Nick Rolovich. He accepted the position at Kapolei in January and is reportedly enjoying it so far.Jones...
Via SportsDay
14 days ago

The unfortunate obscurity of Nic Moore

In the five plus years that I've been covering college basketball, I've never heard coaches talk about an opposing player the way they do about SMU senior point guard Nic Moore. Jeff Lebo (East Carolina): "I've been doing this for a long time and I have never seen a guy with a basketball IQ like that - offensive and defensive. He has everything - he just doesn't have size. That...
Via RealGM - NBA
March 01, 2016  |  Discuss

SMU had to push their bus out of the snow

The SMU Mustangs are the only undefeated team in the country this year and are looking to keep that streak going on Sunday when they face off against Temple. They had some pretty big odds to overcome on Saturday when they arrived to Philadelphia as their bus got stuck in the snow on the way to practice. Luckily, the Mustangs were able to get themselves out of the snow, but not without...
Via Campus Sports Net
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

WATCH: SMU has to push bus out of snow to get to practice

Duquesne isn’t the only college basketball program to run into some serious blizzard-related bus problems in Pennsylvania. Undefeated SMU is in Philadelphia for tomorrow’s game against Temple, and the team had to push its bus out of the snow in order to make it to practice this afternoon. #PhliiyChronicles A video posted by SB (@sterlingbrown3) on Jan 23, 2016...
Via College Spun
January 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Worn-down Larry Brown goes missing from SMU bench in second half

The SMU Mustangs were already playing without one of their top scorers heading into Sunday’s game. Then their Hall of Fame coach failed to come out to the bench in the second half.And now, the only thing certain for the No. 15 team in the nation? It’s still one of just two unbeaten Division I teams left.The 75-year-old Brown, who missed the season’s first nine games because...
Via Fox Sports
January 11, 2016  |  Discuss

SMU plays for personal satisfaction, in the shadows of disappointment

With the carnage that Larry Brown has left at another program, the best that one of the top teams in the nation can do this season is play the role of spoiler. SMU, off a 24-point beatdown of a solid Michigan team Tuesday night, is basically playing for pride this season — well, pride and a future payday. After a second-place finish in the 2014 NIT, everything was bright for...
Via The Student Section
December 09, 2015  |  Discuss

Houston taped SMU jerseys to ground as motivational tactic

Houston is 4-0 under first-year head coach Tom Herman, and the Cougars face in-state rivals SMU this weekend. The Mustangs are just 1-4, and the Cougars aren’t offering them much respect it seems, at least based off of some decorating they did to the team’s athletic facility.  Houston taped SMU jerseys to the floor of the facility so Cougar players could walk on them all week...
Via College Spun
October 06, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Brown's ultimate punishment

In the end, Larry Brown just couldn't help himself. As has been the pattern his entire career, the Hall of Fame coach and legendary vagabond has once again gotten his program on the wrong side of the law. An academic assistant did the coursework for a player's online class, an assistant coach covered it up and Brown wasn't forthcoming to NCAA investigators about it. On Tuesday, the...
Via RealGM - NBA
October 01, 2015  |  Discuss

NCAA bans SMU from postseason, Brown suspended

The NCAA announced Tuesday that Southern Methodist University committed multiple rules violations that will impact the school’s basketball program. SMU will be banned from postseason play for the 2015-16 season and receive a three-year reduction of scholarships by nine from 2016-17 through 2018-19. Mustangs head coach Larry Brown also will be suspended for 30 percent of SMU’s...
Via NESN.com
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

SMU banned from postseason in 2015-16, Brown suspended

Update: According to new reports, Brown is actually suspended for 30 percent of the season’s games.  Earlier: SMU’s men’s basketball program has been hit with a postseason ban for 2015-16 and its coach, Larry Brown, has been suspended for 10 percent of the season’s games, according to ESPN’s Jeff Goodman.  The NCAA has finished its investigation into the Mustangs’...
Via College Spun
September 29, 2015  |  Discuss

SMU football has designated Twitter-monitors for recruits

The stories of a recruit being removed from a school’s list due to inappropriate behavior on social media unfortunately are not rare, but the SMU football program has taken Twitter-monitoring to a whole new level under first-year coach Chad Morris. Van Malone, the team’s defensive coordinator, shared a picture that displayed a relatively comprehensive report about an unnamed...
Via Sportsnaut
September 16, 2015  |  Discuss

Bulging disk in neck ends SMU RB’s career

SMU Mustangs running back Daniel Gresham’s career has come to a sad end due to a bulging disk in his neck. EJ Holland of The Dallas Morning News reported the unfortunate news, the official word of which is that Gresham was medically disqualified. Nikki Chavanelle of Rivals also reported Gresham’s injury. BREAKING: SMU RB Daniel Gresham is medically disqualified and his football...
Via Campus Sports Net
August 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Yanick Moreira on goaltending call in loss: ‘It’s all my fault’

The SMU Mustangs were upset in its opening round game against the UCLA Bruins by a score of 60-59 in one of the most shocking ways imaginable. SMU’s Yanick Moreira was whistled for a rare goaltending call on a three-point attempt by Bryce Alford with 13 seconds remaining in the game. Alford’s shot appeared to just...Read More The post SMU’s Yanick Moreira on goaltending call...
Via Sportress of Blogitude
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

WATCH: UCLA beats SMU on controversial goaltending call

By Larry Brown  UCLA beat SMU in the first round of the NCAA Tournament Thursday after getting some help thanks to a controversial goaltending call in the final 20 seconds. UCLA blew a big second half lead and was trailing the Mustangs 59-55 with about 30 seconds left. Norman Powell made a pair of free throws to make it a two-point game, and then UCLA got a steal. Coming...
Via Larry Brown Sports
March 19, 2015  |  Discuss

Larry Brown becomes a more compelling figure as he ages

By Matt Zemek Over the past week, as you know, two of college basketball’s greatest coaches died. Dean Smith was 83, Jerry Tarkanian 84. Smith retired in his late 60s, and Tark made one last NCAA tournament appearance at age 70. Coaching 19-year-olds is generally not a senior citizen’s profession. Bill Snyder is the exception that proves the rule in college football. In hoops...
Via The Student Section
February 13, 2015  |  Discuss

New SMU football coach wants empty trophy case installed

Chad Morris spent four years as offensive coordinator at Clemson before taking the head coaching job at SMU this off-season, and it looks like he plans to borrow a strategy from one of his former ACC opponents. Virginia Tech famously put up an empty trophy case in its football office, which is to be filled when the Hokies win their first national championship. According to USA Today’s...
Via College Spun
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Offseason To-Do List: SMU Mustangs

Coming off their abysmal 1-11 season, the SMU Mustangs obviously have a lot to do this offseason as they attempt to return to relevancy. The good news: new head coach Chad Morris has brought a new sense of hope to the program, and many feel like that he will be able to orchestrate a turnaround on the Hilltop. But before anybody can worry about the future, the Mustangs have some things...
Via AAC Football Fever
January 08, 2015  |  Discuss

Is Mack Brown the best option for SMU?

It’s no secret that the SMU Mustangs are interested in convincing former Texas coach Mack Brown to come out of retirement and take over the reigns of the program, but Dallas Morning News columnist Bill Nichols dropped a bombshell this morning when he stated in his column that SMU officials are willing to offer Brown an eight-year, $32 million contract. Nichols claimed that...
Via AAC Football Fever
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Report: SMU offering Mack Brown around $4 million per year

Former Texas head coach Mack Brown turned 63 over the summer, but SMU seems to believe he can be an effective coach well into his late 60s and even 70s. At least, that’s what their reported offer to the coaching legend indicates. According to Bill Nichols of The Dallas Morning News, Brown is SMU’s top target to replace June Jones. Nichols reports that SMU officials and Brown...
Via Larry Brown Sports
October 23, 2014  |  Discuss

Is hiring Mack Brown a real possibility for SMU Mustangs?

With the June Jones era now over at SMU, speculation has begun about who will replace him as the Mustangs new permanent coach. One interesting name that has been thrown around in recent days: former Texas head coach Mack Brown. Photo used courtesy of chron.com. FoxSports.com’s Bruce Feldman reported Monday that “well-connected SMU brass” are very interested in pursuing Brown...
Via AAC Football Fever
September 30, 2014  |  Discuss

WATCH: Cadet saves mascot from collision with SMU WR

Texas A&M’s mascot, Reveille, was trying to take a nap during Saturday’s game vs. SMU. But in a matter of seconds, after a bang-bang play, he was moments away from being involved in a big collision. In the second quarter of the game, with 1:36 remaining in the half, SMU aired it out down the field looking for WR Der’rick Thompson. The ball was overthrown, and Thompson...
Via The Sports Daily
September 20, 2014  |  Discuss
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