Jalen Jones, who led SMU in scoring and rebounding last season as a sophomore, has received his release and won’t play for the Mustangs this season.
The Mustangs and Owls now are trying to win consecutive regular-season games for the first time since the middle of the 2012 season.
Either SMU or Memphis will finally be able to celebrate its first AAC victory on Saturday night, after the two former Conference USA members face off at Liberty Bowl Memorial Stadium.
Rutgers freshman Justin Goodwin scored the game-winning 17-yard touchdown as the Scarlet Knights won 55-52 in three overtimes.
When the Mustangs make their AAC debut at home Saturday against Rutgers, they will be wearing blue throwback jerseys reminiscent of what they wore in the 1980s.
Both teams trying to avoid 1-3 starts. TCU hasn’t been 1-3 since 1999, when Gary Patterson was still defensive coordinator and the Frogs finished 8-4.
Two city leaders have put their pride on the line in a friendly wager over a college football game. SMU plays TCU on Saturday in the traditional Iron Skillet rivalry matchup.
As expected, SMU’s schedule got more difficult in its debut season in an automatic-qualifying BCS conference.
SMU is looking for its first victory in its first season as a member of the American Athletic Conference as it faces off against FBS school Montana State.
There will be a lot of balls in the air when Texas Tech plays at SMU in a season opener Friday night.
When Emmanuel Mudiay announced his commitment to SMU on Saturday night, it didn’t come as too much of a surprise. Since Friday evening, the Mustangs had all the momentum in his recruitment and entered decision day as the favorite.
Myles Crosby has chosen to play college football over pursuing a far more lucrative career — male modeling. KRLD’s Roger Emrich finds out why.