Tag: SMU

SMU Found a Coach

Apparently new SMU coach Sonny Dykes grew up an SMU fan. “There’s a picture somewhere of the pile of SMU players in that end zone celebrating,” Dykes said. “I can promise you, there’s a 13-year-old kid in the background somewhere celebrating with them, and that was me.” This blog had speculated aloud that Sonny Dykes,… Read more »

SMU Needs A Coach

Smoo lost Chad Morris to Arkansas today and the relatively pedestrian record he put up on the Hilltop (14-22) reminded me of a quote I read by June Jones recently while going down an internet rabbit hole. From an interview with Sports Illustrated following June Jones’ resignation: How do you view your time at SMU?… Read more »

MGN Film Room: SMU

North Texas takes on Iowa in Iowa City this afternoon. After a week where NT helped elevate Courtland Sutton into Hype Mode, the excitement is waning in the Nation. There were real and true good things in the loss. To better gather the crowd and offer some gritos of encouragement on this 16th, let us… Read more »

Overmatched: SMU 54 – NT 32

Boy howdy. That really did escalate quickly. Courtland Sutton continued his 2-year campaign of destruction over NT in his 8-catch, 163-yard, 4-TD domination to go with last year’s 4-catch 162-yard, 3-TD effort in Denton. So it goes. No one who followed the program had any illusions about stopping him completely, as he is a problem… Read more »

2017 Season Preview: Schedule and Prediction

Predicting the schedule so far out is a fools’ game but we are silly fools who love this game and so here we go: 9/2 v Lamar Lamar has had a rough go of things, Beaumont being in the path of Hurricane Harvey. There was a question of whether this game would go on, but… Read more »

SMU Series Extended Through 2021

MGS This is a good thing. The annual game between the schools have been entertaining in large part because of the relative parity between the two.