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Examining SMU candidates: Spavital, Beaty

Texas A&M travels to SMU for a nonconference clash on Saturday, which will be the Mustangs’ first game under interim head coach Tom Mason after June Jones resigned from the post on Sept. 8. Last week, Chris Low took a look at possible candidates that SMU might consider as it searches for its next head coach. Two potential candidates are on the Aggies’ staff: offensive coordinator/quarterbacks coach Jake Spavital and receivers coach/recruiting coordinator David Beaty.

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SMU hoops: Officially sold out for this season

On the heels of a record-breaking season for SMU Men’s Basketball, another record has been set on the Hilltop, as Moody Coliseum is sold out for the 2014-15 season. SMU has sold over 5,000 season tickets for the upcoming hoops …

Ex-Coppell coach Joe McBride questions SMU’s recruiting efforts in Dallas-area

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

Vision becomes reality under Art Briles

It was a brand new feeling for Art Briles. For the first time since he arrived in Waco, the Baylor Bears' head coach stepped onto the field in a brand new stadium with a team considered a national title contender. He couldn't have even dreamed of this. "I don't dream big enough, don't think big enough, don't foresee big enough," Briles said. "It was unbelievable. The atmosphere was everything we hoped it could be." The Bears opened McLane Stadium with a 45-0 win against SMU on Sunday night.

Baylor 45, SMU 0

Bryce Petty threw for 161 yards and two touchdowns as No. 10 Baylor defeated SMU, 45-0.

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty leaves game with injury

Baylor quarterback Bryce Petty was forced to exit Baylor’s season opener against SMU with what Baylor communications called a bruised lower back. The senior signal-caller was repeatedly seen grasping his lower back after passes, and the pain appeared to grow …

Defense propels Baylor to a 31-0 halftime lead against SMU

FILE - In this Oct. 19, 2013, file photo, Baylor defensive end Shawn Oakman (2) celebrates after assisting on a sack of Iowa State quarterback Sam B. Richardson (12) in the first half of an NCAA college football game, in …

Baylor receiver Corey Coleman out against SMU

Baylor football inside receiver Corey Coleman will not play against SMU in the season opener in Waco due to a hamstring injury. The redshirt sophomore missed significant practice time after injuring his hamstring during Baylor’s first preseason game at the …

SMU basketball schedule features 22 national TV games

SMU’s basketball team will play an unprecedented 22 nationally-televised regular season games and 11 against teams that made last season’s NCAA Tournament. The American Athletic Conference released its schedule on Thursday. The Mustangs’ third season under coach Larry Brown will …

Five things Baylor fans need to know about SMU

SMU head coach June Jones walks the sidelines during the second half of a college football game against UCF at SMUs Ford Stadium in Dallas, Saturday, Dec. 7, 2013. UCF won 17-13. (BRANDON WADE/Special Contributor) to The Dallas Morning News

SMU’s special teams feature lots of new faces at key positions

UNIVERSITY PARK _ SMU will have a much different look on special teams for Sunday’s opener against Baylor. Senior Cody Rademacher will handle kickoffs and field goals, and freshman Jackson Koonce will punt. Receiver Deion Sanders Jr., cornerback J.R. Richardson, …

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 …

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

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