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Best-case/worst-case scenarios for SMU this season

SMU head coach June Jones calls a formation during the SMU Mustangs football practice on campus in Dallas on Thursday, August 22, 2013. (Louis DeLuca/Dallas Morning News) 08302013xSPORTS

Ailing SMU cornerback J.R. Richardson practices for first time

SMU cornerback J.R. Richardson, whose status for the season was jeopardized by complications from sickle cell, practiced for the first time on Saturday. Richardson, projected as a starter, was scheduled to undergo blood tests and is awaiting medical clearance. “It’s …

SMU’s Larry Brown: Emmanuel Mudiay’s decision to play overseas was a bad one

Southern Methodist Mustangs head coach Larry Brown thanks the fans and crowd after the team was not chosen to play in the NCAA Tournament during the SMU NCAA Tournament watching party in Moody Coliseum at Southern Methodist University in Dallas, …

SMU’s Larry Brown: I’m not against rewarding players, but autonomy will ‘kill sports’

SMU coach Larry Brown yells at his team as they play Louisville at Moody Coliseum in Dallas March 5, 2014. (Nathan Hunsinger/The Dallas Morning News)

SMU’s Larry Brown: NCAA’s mantra is ‘garbage,’ every team should make this big dance

Southern Methodist head coach Larry Brown look on as his team played Minnesota during the first half of the Championship game of the NIT tournament at Madison Square Garden in New York City, on April 3, 2014. (Michael Ainsworth/The Dallas …

SMU’s Dechambeau reaches Round of 32 at U.S. Amateur

SMU golfer Bryson Dechambeau advanced to the round of 32 at the U.S. Amateur Championship, defeating Victor Perez of New Mexico on Wednesday. Dechambeau will face Cheng-Tsung Pan of Washington in the round of 32 on Thursday morning. His SMU teammates, junior

Finally cleared to play, new SMU receiver turns heads in practice

UNIVERSITY PARK _ Ryheem Malone did not have a place on SMU’s depth chart. His name was not even on the roster. But the freshman receiver was on the practice field Tuesday, making his status known with his hands and …

Three freshmen competing for starting jobs on SMU’s offensive line

Local products Evan Brown, Tony Richards and Chad Pursley have established themselves as contenders for starting jobs on the offensive line. Brown, 6-3, 305, hails from Southlake Carroll; Richards, 6-5, 237, is from Highland Park; and Pursley, 6-4, 280, from …

SMU’s Neal Burcham keeps grip on starting quarterback job

UNIVERSITY PARK _ Through the first five practices of fall camp, sophomore Neal Burcham has control of the starting quarterback job, holding off transfer Matt Davis, junior Garrett Krstich and redshirt freshman Kolney Cassel. “Neal is running first and we’re …

SMU golf coach Josh Gregory resigns; replaced by assistant Jason Enloe

Josh Gregory unexpectedly resigned as SMU’s golf coach on Friday, saying it was “a difficult decision but one I feel is in my best interest and is in the best interest of the program.” Jason Enloe has been promoted from …

SMU commit, three-star Prime Prep WR James Proche transferring to DeSoto

Prime Preps James Proche lunges for a first down against Parish Episcopal. (Amy Gutierrez/Special Contributor) SMU commit James Proche is transferring from Prime Prep to DeSoto, according to a post on his Instagram. Proche, a three-star wide receiver, caught 40 …

Four-star 2016 West Mesquite WR Dee Anderson commits to LSU over SMU, others

Forget staying in-state. Four-star 2016 West Mesquite wide receiver Dee Anderson is taking his talents to LSU. Anderson announced his verbal commitment to the Tigers via Twitter on Thursday afternoon. “I committed to LSU because it was the perfect fit …

SMU media day highlights: QB competition heating up; picture still murky at RB

SMU quarterback Garrett Gilbert (11) celebrates his touchdown run with running back Traylon Shead (34), wide receiver Stephen Nelson (6) and offensive lineman Ben Gottschalk (72) in the first overtime period of their American Athletic Conference NCAA football game at …

SMU football opens practice Wednesday with eyes on return trip to bowl

SMU head coach June Jones (left) will try to lead his team to a bowl game after last year broke a string of four consecutive postseason appearances. (Marco Garcia-USA TODAY Sports)

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