SMU receiver Keenan Holman figures the warm-weather foes from UCF didn't have to adjust to a bitterly cold day any more than his Mustangs.
It was just plain frigid for both teams, and the Knights found a way to persevere.
Blake Bortles threw for 242 yards and ran for two touchdowns, and No. 15 UCF celebrated a BCS bid already in hand by adding the outright American Athletic...
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Blake Bortles threw for 242 yards and ran for two touchdowns as No. 15 UCF celebrated a BCS bid already in hand by rallying to beat SMU 17-13 Saturday in front of just a few hundred fans who braved a brutal ice storm.
With the school's first BCS berth secured by Louisville's win at Cincinnati Thursday, the Knights were sluggish before recovering for a school-record eighth...
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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.
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The SMU Mustangs showed logs burning in a fireplace to keep the crowd in Dallas warm before the game against the UCF Knights.
No. 15 UCF has already secured the school's first BCS bid. So the Knights will move on to other things when they finish the regular season Saturday at SMU.
There's a chance for the 33-year-old program's first eight-game winning streak, and an outright title and undefeated league record in the first season of the American Athletic Conference.
So there's that to focus...
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On Friday the SMU Mustangs and the Houston Cougars will face one another in a match-up of two schools from the American Athletic Conference.
SMU (5-5) will hit the road looking to earn a win against Houston. (7-4)
Coverage of the game between SMU and Houston will air on ESPN2 beginning at 12:00 pm ET from Reliant Stadium in Houston, TX.
The Odds: The Houston Cougars are a 9.5 point...
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...
Garrett Gilbert threw four touchdown passes to help SMU hold off Connecticut 38-21 Saturday.
The national leader in total offense at 409.4 yards per game before Saturday passed for 353 yards and ran for 23 against the Huskies.
SMU (4-5, 3-2 American Athletic Conference) improved its chance of becoming bowl eligible. The Mustangs must win two of their final three games.
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DALLAS SMU and TCU both entered Friday's college basketball openers as works in progress. SMU showed it's made a little more progress by pulling away for a 69-61 win at the American Airlines Center.
Both teams were dealing with incorporating young, talented players. In SMU's case, the middle game of the Buckets and Boots Showcase was also chance to initiate several...
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...
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...
Moody Coliseum’s $47 million makeover is almost complete, and the SMU Mustangs will be ballin’ in style this fall. Per the school’s athletics site:
The $47 million renovation and expansion of Moody Coliseum will be completed in December, so the Mustangs can host all conference games on campus. The facility will provide many new and improved features, including a renovated...
SMU coach June Jones is still unhappy about a critical holding call that went against his team in Saturday's 41-23 loss to Texas Tech.
"I would say that it was the worst call that I've ever seen," Jones told The Dallas Morning News after practice Tuesday. "Fourteen-point swing, it's too bad. I feel bad for the kids more than anything."
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...
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SMU Mustangs slot receiver Deion Sanders Jr stood out during the spring practice period.
Sanders Jr. said that with the help of a good attitude and familiar coaching faces, he has found a way to excel.
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