4:21 AM EDT, Wed October 01, 2014

Gary Patterson: TCU has been ‘very opportunistic’ despite third-down deficiency

TCU head coach Gary Patterson makes a point with an official during the first half of an NCAA college football game against SMU Saturday, Sept. 27, 2014, in Dallas. (AP Photo/LM Otero)

SMU not making major offensive changes; Krstich to start at QB but job still open

In search of their second touchdown, the SMU Mustangs won’t be overhauling their offense, interim coach Tom Mason said. Garrett Krstich remains the starting quarterback but is getting pushed by Matt Davis. Mason said the No.1 job remains open as …

SMU’s Tom Mason understands past players’ criticism but wonders “why don’t they come back and talk to the team and help us out?”

UNIVERSITY PARK _ SMU has been thoroughly thumped by opponents, outscored 202-12 during its 0-4 start. The Mustangs have also been bashed by former players on social media. Interim head coach Tom Mason said he understands the frustration and criticism. …

SportsDay’s Big 12 Defensive Player of the Week (9/28): James McFarland leads TCU’s destruction of SMU

TCU Horned Frogs wide receiver David Porter (14) poses with the Iron Skillet trophy with defensive end James McFarland (40) after beating SMU 56-0 at Ford Stadium in Dallas, TX Sept. 27, 2014. (Nathan Hunsinger/The Dallas Morning News)

National reaction: TCU’s offense strong, but unproven as Horned Frogs enter Top 25

TCU Horned Frogs quarterback Trevone Boykin (2) passes the ball against SMU in the second half at Ford Stadium in Dallas, TX Sept. 27, 2014. TCU beat SMU 56-0. (Nathan Hunsinger/The Dallas Morning News) TCU’s blowout victory in the Battle …

Big 12 helmet stickers: Week 5

Below is a look at the best performances from the Big 12 in Week 5: DE James McFarland, TCU: McFarland led the nine-sack TCU barrage against SMU with three himself, as the Horned Frogs rolled 56-0. It was a career-high for McFarland, and the most sacks for TCU in a game since 2002. McFarland also had two forced fumbles, and his pass breakup on a fourth-and-1 at the TCU 1-yard line in the second quarter helped preserve the 11th shutout of the Gary Patterson era.

Eric Dickerson rips SMU again, calls performance against TCU ‘embarrassing’

DALLAS, TX - SEPTEMBER 27: Deante Gray #20 of the TCU Horned Frogs runs for a touchdown against the Southern Methodist Mustangs at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on September 27, 2014 in Dallas, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/)

SMU’s Tom Mason after blowout loss to TCU: “We just have to believe in ourselves”

WACO, TX - AUGUST 31: Deion Sanders Jr. #2 of the Southern Methodist Mustangs returns a kick against the Baylor Bears at McLane Stadium on August 31, 2014 in Waco, Texas. (Photo by Ronald Martinez/)

Big 12 viewer's guide: Week 5

In Week 5 of Big 12 action, TCU will try to hand SMU another heavy defeat; Kansas State will attempt to bounce back from a disappointing loss; Texas and Kansas will meet in their conference opener; and Baylor will look to avoid getting upset by Iowa State in Ames. Those, among others, will be the storylines to follow Saturday in the Big 12: TCU at SMU, noon ET (CBS Sports Network): TCU coach Gary Patterson said he expects to get SMU’s best shot.

SMU volleyball opens league play vs. UCF on Friday, USF on Sunday

SMU’s volleyball team (11-1) opens American Athletic Conference play with home matches against UCF on Friday (7 p.m.) and South Florida on Sunday (1 p.m.). The Mustangs have won a school-record 11 consecutive matches. They have wins over then-No. 24 …

TCU prediction: Horned Frogs’ decimation of SMU gives backup QB Matt Joeckel another shot

TCU running back B.J. Catalon (23) scores a touchdown in front of Minnesota defensive back Jalen Myrick (28) during the first half of an NCAA college football game, Saturday, Sept. 13, 2014, in Fort Worth, Texas. Minnesota defensive lineman Robert …

Schedule Dr. to SMU: Not gonna lie, this is gonna hurt

SMU can only hope its tough non-conference has some benefit. The Mustangs’ first six opponents are a combined 16-3. They need a win over TCU on Saturday at Ford Stadium to avoid their first 0-4 start since 2003. After losing …

5 things SMU fans need to know about rival TCU

FORT WORTH, TX - SEPTEMBER 13: Trevone Boykin #2 of the TCU Horned Frogs celebrates with Josh Doctson #9 after the two connected on a 9 yard touchdown pass from Boykin against the Minnesota Golden Gophers during the 2nd quarter …

SMU’s Tom Mason: Fourth string walk-on QB Garrett Krstich will likely start vs. TCU

SMU interim football coach Tom Mason (File photo/Dallas Morning News).

Death of an SMU Legend: Joel Krog, captain of 1956 Final Four team

Joel Krog, captain of SMU’s 1956 NCAA men’s basketball Final Four team, died on Saturday in Houston. He was 79. Krog averaged 12.0 points and 9.2 rebounds as the Mustangs went 26-4 and reached the 1956 NCAA Final Four. He had …

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