SMU Mustangs

Did anyone expect North Texas to be THIS good? Five questions that have to be asked after college football Week 11

What happened to Texas Tech this weekend and does Kevin Sumlin have a legit case to remain at Texas A&M?

Show of hands, who had Seth Littrell as Texas’ top G5 coach before the season started? The talk heading into this year seemed to revolve around Frank Wilson at UTSA and Chad Morris at SMU and rightfully so following their respective 6-7 and 5-7 seasons in 2016 that only hinted towards upward trajectories. As that buzz swirled, North Texas’ Seth…

Free Money: Tepper’s college football picks against the spread for Week 11

Do you really trust Texas A&M to beat New Mexico by 19? How about Texas by a whopping 34 over Kansas? This week's games are littered with games that are easy to pick outright, but much trickier when picking against the spread.

Is time running out for more coaches than we thought? Five questions from college football Week 10

ASKING THE BIG QUESTIONS FROM WEEK 10 OF COLLEGE FOOTBALL IN TEXAS.

Did we see the fortunes of three FBS head coaches change? Kliff Kingsbury’s Texas Tech lost a late lead and then floundered in overtime to fall to Kansas State 42-35 in Lubbock. Kevin Sumlin’s Texas A&M got outclassed 42-27 by Auburn in College Station. David Bailiff’s Rice was blown out of the water 52-21 by UAB. Tech needs to win…

Surprise star of the weekend: SMU’s James Proche

With a quiet start to his sophomore season, James Proche is starting to remind everyone of his big-play ability

Just when teams thought SMU had enough weapons on offense, sophomore receiver James Proche decided to reemerge. After a stellar freshman campaign a year ago (Over 700 yards receiving), the DeSoto product took somewhat of a backseat this season with LSU transfer and current leading receiver Trey Quinn coming into the offense. It’s not hard to see why as Quinn…

HYPE INDEX: Your guide (and predictions) for Week 10 in Texas college football

What Texas college football games should you stop everything and watch? Which games should you pass by? Find out in the Hype Index.

This is the Texas College Football Hype Index, where Dave Campbell’s Texas Football managing editor Greg Tepper ranks the FBS college football games in Texas from least-watchable to most-watchable. 11: UTEP at Middle Tennessee, 6:30 p.m. Saturday in Murfreesboro, TN One foot in front of the other, the Miners trudge on, with no semblance of anything that could even be…

Free Money: Tepper’s Week 10 college football picks against the spread

A couple bad beats burned him last week, but he's back with renewed enthusiasm. This week has something for everyone, the Futility Bowl (Baylor vs. Kansas), the headliner (Texas vs. TCU), the head scratcher (UCF vs. SMU), plus seven others featuring in-state teams.

HYPE INDEX: Your guide (and predictions) for Week 9 in Texas college football

What Texas college football games should you stop everything and watch? Which games should you pass by? Find out in the Hype Index.

This is the Texas College Football Hype Index, where Dave Campbell’s Texas Football managing editor Greg Tepper ranks the FBS college football games in Texas from least-watchable to most-watchable. 10: Texas State at Coastal Carolina, 5 p.m. Saturday in Conway, SC Two teams that are a combined 2-12 will go at it, and the excitement is palpable. The Chanticleers’ running…

Free Money: Week 9 college football picks against the spread

This week gives us more to think about than most. Do you trust TCU to handle a tough Iowa State team on the road? Can Texas Tech bounce back against Oklahoma's defense in Norman? How ugly will the Texas vs. Baylor game be? Those questions answered and more!

The SMU Mustangs won the weekend

ON THE BRINK OF A BRUTAL COLLAPSE IN CINCINNATI, THE MUSTANGS FOUND A MIRACLE AND SOME METTLE.

On the face of it, a 31-28 overtime win over a Cincinnati team that was 2-5 entering the contest is nothing to get terribly excited about. And yes, the fact that the other teams in Texas didn’t exactly rack up a bunch of impressive wins elevates this victory, but consider all the circumstances around SMU and the win becomes bigger….