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SMU’s June Jones addresses J.R. Richardson returning kicks, Art Briles and Baylor’s defense

SMU coach June Jones spoke to the media after practice Wednesday morning. Here are the highlights: _ On Baylor coach Art Briles, who began rebuilding the Bears program the same year Jones took over at SMU: “I’ve always had a …

SMU signs with Unequal Technologies, hopes helmets reduce concussions

SMU became the first Division I football team to partner with Unequal Technologies, provider of helmet liners designed to reduce risks of concussion. The Mustangs’ helmets will be outfitted with the Unequal Gyro, a supplemental helmet liner fortified with Kevlar® …

SMU cornerback J.R. Richardson to play against Baylor

SMU cornerback J.R. Richardson, whose status was uncertain entering training camp, will play against Baylor on Sunday at McLane Stadium in Waco. Richardson, recovering from offseason complications associated with sickle cell, missed most of the first week of practice. Coach …

Texas Tech quotable: Kingsbury on bevy of true freshmen; Davis Webb on being picked 6th in Big 12

Texas Tech Red Raiders wide receiver Jakeem Grant (11) goes against Southern Methodist Mustangs linebacker Stephon Sanders (23) in the second half of NCAA college football action at SMUs Ford Stadium in University Park, Texas on Friday, August 30, 2013. …

Dish Network to black out SMU at Baylor, other opening weekend college football games

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SMU freshman running back Daniel Gresham could be redshirted with injury

Freshman running back Daniel Gresham, one of SMU’s top prospects, could be redshirted if his injured knee requires surgery. Gresham was rated the nation’s No. 1 fullback by Scout.com after running for 937 yards and 18 TDs his senior year …

SMU’s Neal Burcham wins starting quarterback job

SMU coach June Jones named sophomore Neal Burcham the starting quarterback during Thursday’s Kickoff Luncheon at the Hilton Anatole. Burcham, who started two games last season in place of injured Garrett Gilbert, entered training camp as No. 1 but faced …

SMU’s June Jones on Neal Burcham leading QB competition, why he’s an Art Briles fan

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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 …

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