A LOT IS ON THE LINE FOR THE MUSTANGS AND THE THUNDERING HERD. WHO WILL WIN? PAGE 7 MUSTANG OPINION
High stakes battle ahead
Mustangs hope to become Bowl eligible in their last home game of the season
A BRAND NEW 'STANG SHARES HIS VIEWS ON THE IMPORTANCE OF SMU FOOTBALL'S LONG HISTORY PAGE 2 TODAY’S GAME
SMU MUSTANGS (5-5, 4-2) VS.
MARSHALL UNIVERSITY (4-6, 3-3)
GERALD J. FORD STADIUM • 7 PM
A new 'Stang shares his view of SMU Football I’m from Connecticut, and, it may be surprising to some that the story of the Mustangs is well known even back in the Northeast. Zander Geronimos After my commitment to the school, nearly every adult that I informed referred to me as a “‘Stang.” It is because of this experience, that I feel that understanding the story of the Mustangs from their former powerhouse dominance through the death penalty will allow any newborn fan to be able to look forward to a brighter future. In the late 1970s and early 1980s, SMU was a star of college football. The team was certainly one to be reckoned with, with consecutive winning seasons and multiple bowl appearances. In 1980, the Mustangs appeared in the Holiday Bowl with an 8-4 regular season record. The Mustangs continued to have an outstanding record in following seasons. In 1981 they held for 10-1, in 1982 they were 11-0-1 and in 1984 they were 9-2. SMU stars Eric Dickerson, Craig James, Coaches Ron Meyer and Bobby Collins headed these years of greatness. But, the glory of the 1980s would soon be cut short by the implementation of the NCAA “death penalty.” In 1985, the team had been accused of paying its players. The following year, the Mustangs were again accused and then the death penalty was initiated. The team would be affected for a good 20 years with probation, fines and recruitment limitations. The “death penalty” truly harmed the image and the high level of competition that SMU had become accustomed to. When June Jones entered as the new head coach of the football program, a new era of SMU football was marked. The initial 2009-10 season of Coach Jones brought the Mustangs to their first bowl game and bowl win in decades. The Mustangs held onto an 8-5 season last year to win the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl. This bowl win was truly a turning point for the Mustangs out of the many years of turmoil and destruction due to the overburden of the “death penalty.”
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This season has seen its highs and lows. The team is currently at a record of 5-5 in the regular season but looks to increase its wins to six with a game against Marshall today. The team’s conference USA record is 4-1, which is very outstanding overall. Watching the comeback of the Mustangs has been very exciting but at the same time it has its disappointments. Through every home game loss it appears from the stands that the team is extremely talented and is simply teetering on the edge of greatness. Each missed place or mishap on the field has nothing to do with undisciplined players or any issue of talent. It is simply a program that is attempting to reclaim itself. The defense continues to hold its own on important plays. The talent combines with Kyle Padron and all of the offense shows prospect of a bright future for SMU. The game against TCU on Parent’s Weekend was definitely one of the most exciting games that I have been apart of. SMU was up against the Horned Frogs very early in the game with a 7-0 lead. The touchdown was extremely powerful for the team was well as for the fans in the stands. The feeling of the crowd was almost tangible as a vast sea of red filled Ford Stadium. By the half, SMU was only down by four and came back to score a touchdown in the third quarter to bring them to lead 17-14. However, after the third quarter touchdown, TCU became unstoppable and took the day with a 35-17 win. The point up until after SMU’s third quarter win illustrates the future of Mustang Football. The stadium was filled to the brim with fans that can only be likened to the older glory days for SMU and the current stadium statistics of powerhouse teams such as Michigan, Alabama or Florida. The Mustangs have shown that they are able to compete and with that ability, there only needs to be continued practice of this level of play in order to rise back from the grave. Zander Geronimos is a freshman at SMU. He can be reached for comment at email@example.com.
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SOUTHERN METHODIST UNIVERSITY
SMU MUSTANGS 5-5, 4-2 C-USA
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NAME Chris Butler Chris Parks Sterling Moore Kyle Padron Darius Johnson Jeremy Gray Bryce Lunday Randy McKinnon Cole Loftin Matt Szymanski Jay Scott Bill Embody Taylor Thompson Darryl Fields Marquis Frazier Ryan Walker Chayse Joubert Cole Beasley Stephen Kaiser Cody Worthen Chris Castro Braden Smith Marcelo Sada J.J. McDermott Ryan Foster Richard Crawford Jeremy Johnson Ryan Armstrong Ryan Smith Kenneth Acker Hayden Greenbauer Chris Banjo Clay McMillian Aldrick Robinson Steven Steinmetz Larry Centers, Jr. Justin Sorrell Brett Haness Kyle Guinyard Der'rikk Thompson Keith Robinson Terry Andersen Kevin Pope Randall Joyner Matt Stone Bennie Thomas Robert Parker Travis Carlile Victor Jones Robert Mojica Uchenna Nwabuike Billy Dugal Michael Morse Robert Lloyd Ryan Moczygemba Justin Smart Forrest Hagar Stephen Nelson Taylor Reed Youri Yenga John Bordano Will McDonald Zach Line Byron Brown Ben Hughes Cameron Rogers John Hussey Pete Fleps Mark Voosen Aaron Davis Ja'Gared Davis Cameron Kurth Lincoln Schick Christian Miller Blake McJunkin Bryce Tennison Jordan Favreau Szymon Czerniak Bryan Collins Kelvin Beachum, Jr. Kelly Turner Ben Gottschalk Joey Fontana Ashton Duhe Josh Emshoff Jordan Free J.T. Brooks Keenan Holman Charles Clay Steven McCormack Jordan Miller Marcus Holyfield Bradley Haynes Patrick Fleming Kevin Grenier Torlan Pittman Margus Hunt Bardia Karimi Beau Barnes Mickey Dollens Jonathan Wallunas Mike O'Guin Brandon Henderson Craig Jackson Mike Loftus
HT 5-10 6-1 5-10 6-4 5-10 5-11 5-8 5-10 6-0 6-1 6-1 6-0 6-6 6-2 6-3 6-0 6-0 5-9 6-3 5-11 5-8 6-0 5-11 6-4 6-1 5-11 6-1 5-10 5-11 5-11 6-0 5-10 6-0 5-10 5-10 5-9 5-10 6-1 5-11 6-0 5-9 5-10 5-10 5-10 6-1 5-8 5-11 5-11 6-1 5-9 6-1 6-2 5-11 6-0 6-1 6-2 6-3 5-11 5-11 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-1 5-11 6-4 6-0 6-4 6-2 6-2 6-3 6-1 6-2 6-2 6-5 6-2 6-3 6-2 6-4 6-3 6-3 6-1 6-5 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-2 6-5 6-1 5-10 5-10 6-5 6-1 6-3 6-4 6-4 6-1 6-8 6-2 6-5 6-2 6-0 6-2 6-2 6-0 6-1
WT 215 170 204 210 178 188 185 191 193 196 198 180 276 197 298 185 193 180 217 195 188 200 170 227 170 180 180 180 189 187 199 200 180 178 180 160 195 186 206 188 172 170 225 208 180 180 221 210 225 179 211 232 230 187 225 247 215 170 215 231 215 185 235 210 263 224 235 230 206 255 216 190 221 282 280 285 274 265 294 298 308 265 275 295 274 308 303 170 186 175 210 183 222 242 259 267 272 270 215 267 205 321 229 205 202
POS RB DB DB QB WR DB RB DB WR P/K DB QB DE RB DL WR WR WR QB DB DB DB K QB QB DB WR DB DB DB DB DB DB WR DB WR DB DB WR WR DB DB RB LB K DB LB RB LB DB LB RB LB DB LB LB LB WR LB LB LB LB RB LB OL LB DS LB DS LB LB LB LB OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL WR WR WR WR WR WR WR DE DL DE DT DE DL DS DL LB LB P/K
CL-EXP SR-3L FR-HS SR-1L SO-1L SO-SQ FR-RS JR-1L SR-TR SO-SQ SR-1L FR-RS FR-HS JR-2L FR-HS JR-1L SO-SQ FR-RS JR-2L FR-HS JR-TR JR-2L SO-1L SO-SQ JR-TR FR-HS JR-TR FR-HS JR-1L SO-1L FR-HS FR-HS JR-2L FR-HS SR-3L FR-HS FR-HS JR-TR SO-1L FR-HS FR-HS JR-2L FR-RS FR-HS FR-HS SO-SQ SR-2L FR-RS FR-RS JR-1L SO-1L FR-HS SO-SQ JR-2L FR-RS SR-3L SR-2L FR-HS FR-HS SO-1L SR-3L FR-HS FR-HS SO-1L SO-1L FR-HS SO-1L FR-HS SR-3L SO-1L SO-1L SO-1L FR-HS FR-HS FR-HS JR-2L JR-2L FR-HS SO-SQ SO-1L JR-2L JR-2L FR-HS FR-RS FR-HS FR-RS SO-1L JR-2L FR-HS FR-RS SO-TR FR-HS FR-RS JR-2L SR-3L JR-2L JR-2L SO-1L FR-HS FR-HS SR-1L FR-HS FR-HS SO-1L FR-HS FR-HS
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Coaches: Head Coach - June Jones; Linebackers Coach - Joe Haering; Defensive Coordinator - Tom Mason; Assistant Head Coach/Offense - Dan Morrison; Defensive Line Coach - Bert Hill; Offensive Line Coach - Adrian Klemm; Special Teams Coach - Dennis McKnight; Secondary Coach - Derrick Odum; Wide Receivers Coach - Jeff Reinebold; Running Backs Coach - Wes Suan; Graduate Assistant (Offense) - Carlos Barocio-Leon; Graduate Assistant (Defense) Evan Burk; Graduate Assistant (Defense) - Abraham Elimimian; Director of High School Relations - Tam Hollingshead; Director Of Football Operations - Randy Ross; Dir. of On-Campus Recruiting - Steve Stigall.
AT A GLANCE
Season Record: 5-5, 4-2 in Conference USA 2009 Record: 8-5, 6-2 T-1st West in Conference USA 2009 Starters Returning (Offense): 6 2009 Starters Returning (Defense): 7 All-Time Record vs. Marshall: 1-2 Last Meeting vs. WSU: 2009 — lost 34-31 in Huntington, W. Va.
MUSTANGS TO WATCH
WR • Waxahachie, TX
QB • Southlake, TX Padron became SMU’s starting quarterback in the eighth game of the year in 2009. He finished the year with a 5-1 record and led the Mustangs to the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl where he was named MVP. Padron was also a part of the Conference USA All Freshman team. This year, he has passed for 2,745 yards and 23 touchdowns and rushed for 260 yards and three touchdowns. Two weeks ago vs. UTEP, Padron passed for 255 yards and one touchdown.
DB • Sugar Land, TX
Robinson developed into Padron’s favorite target this season and has done a great job filling the void left by current Pittsburgh Steelers' WR Emmanuel Sanders. Two weeks ago, the senior recorded nine receptions for 131 yards and one touchdown against UTEP. Robinson leads SMU in receiving this year with 50 catches for 994 yards and 10 touchdowns. In 2009, he was named to the ESPN Non-AQ All Bowl Team for his performance in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl.
Banjo is considered to be a defensive stalwart and a leader in the Mustang secondary. Last year, he was second on the team with 86 tackles and also had one interception along with three forced fumbles. Banjo is the first SMU player to be awarded the No. 23 in honor of SMU legend Jerry LeVias. This year, Banjo has accounted for 59 tackles, five pass breakups, and one interception. Two weeks ago vs. UTEP, he recorded six tackles including one solo and one pass breakup.
WHEN SMU HAS THE BALL SS FS
30 Mario Harvey
47 Tyson Gale 91 Johnny Jones
39 Darryl Roberts
25 Devin Arrington
92 James Rouse 88 Bradley Haynes
WR 11 Cole Beasley RT 79 J.T. Brooks DT 98 Delvin Johnson RG 71 Kelly Turner DE 99 Vinny Curry C 63 Blake McJunkin LG 64 Bryce Tennison 36 Monterius Lovett RB 48 Zach Line LT 70 Kelvin Beachum Jr. WR
31 Omar Brown
13 Donald Brown
QB 3 Darius Johnson
2 Kyle Padron
24 Aldrick Robinson
6 Matt Szymanski
THUNDERING HERD AT A GLANCE
Season Record: 4-6, 3-3 in Conference USA 2009 Record: 7-6, 4-4 4th in C-USA East 2009 Starters Returning (Offense): 7 2009 Starters Returning (Defense): 6 All-Time Record vs. SMU: 2-1 Last Meeting vs. SMU: 2009 — won 34-31 in Huntington, W.Va.
THUNDERING HERD TO WATCH
WR • Dunbar, W. Va.
QB • Louisville, Ky. Anderson is in his second year starting under center. The redshirt senior led Marshall to a 7-6 record last season and a Little Caesars Pizza Bowl victory over Ohio. In 2009, he threw for 2,646 yards and 14 touchdowns including 213 yards and two touchdowns against SMU. This season, Anderson has passed for 1,919 yards and 17 touchdowns. Last week vs. Memphis, he threw for 251 yards and three touchdowns.
LB • Forsyth, Ga.
Dobson has developed into Anderson’s favorite target this season. The sophomore leads Marshall with 38 receptions for 632 yards and five touchdowns. Dobson is one of the fastest players in the conference as shown by his 40-yard dash time of 4.33 and 16.6 yards per reception average. As a freshman in 2009, he caught 15 passes for 362 yards and four touchdowns. Last week vs. Memphis, Dobson recorded two receptions for 54 yards.
A preseason All-Conference USA, All-American, Bronko Nagurski Trophy and Lombardi Award candidate, Harvey is posting monster numbers this season. He has recorded 111 tackles including 46 solos, 13.5 tackles for a loss, 5.5 sacks, two pass breakups, two forced fumbles, and one fumble recovery. In 2009, he was a first-team All Conference USA selection. Last week vs. Memphis he registered nine tackles including two solos.
WHEN MARSHALL HAS THE BALL FS
23 Chris Banjo
20 Ryan Smith
52 Pete Fleps
16 Richard Crawford
56 Ja'Gared Davis
17 Chuck Walker WR 45 Youri Yenga TE 16 Lee NG RT 78 BrandonSmith 66 Szymon Czerniak Campbell RG 75 C.J. Wood LE 8 Taylor Thompson C 71 Chad Schofield LG 68 Landis Provancha LT 73 Ryan Tillman 2 Sterling Moore RB 32 Tron Martinez 92 Margus Hunt
44 Taylor Reed
80 Courtney Edmondson
12 Brian Anderson
4 Troy Evans
3 Aaron Dobson
41 Kase Whitehead 37 Tyler Warner
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NAME A.J. Graham Terrell Edwards-Maye Aaron Dobson Troy Evans Rashad Jackson Ahmed Shakoor Travon Van T.J. Carper Eddie Sullivan Antavious Wilson Mark Cann Wayne Bonner Brian Anderson Press Taylor Chris Head D.J. Wingate Lee Smith Chuck Walker Donald Brown Andre Booker Nick Stevens Brian Robinson C.J. Crawford Kevin Perry Justin Haig Phillip Warren Jazz King Devin Arrington Stewart Brown Gator Hoskins Billy Mitchell Jermaine Kelson Martin Ward Mario Harvey Omar Brown Derek Robinson Tron Martinez T.J. Ross Zach Dunston George Brody Kellen Harris Monterius Lovett Tyler Warner Joe Johnson Darryl Roberts Ra'Shawde Myers Kase Whitehead Essray Taliaferro Chris Maxwell Trevor Black Derek Mitchell Matt Pickett Cody Ochoa Armin Harris Tyson Gale George Carpenter Pete Culicerto Zakee Bashir A.J. Scott Malcolm Strong Alex Bazzie Zach Wellman Howard King Anthony Fletcher Jeremiah Taylor Colton Griffis Chris Jasperse James Allen Chris Bowers John Bruhin Darrell Martin Erik Vint Landis Provancha Trevor Mendelson Corey Tenney Chad Schofield Ryan Tillman Alex Schooler C.J. Wood Garrett Scott Demetrius Thompson Jordan Jeffries Brandon Campbell Josh Lovell Courtney Edmonson Drew Stewart Dameon Garrett Jamie Hatten Tavaris Thompson Demetrius Evans Shane Pack Michael Janac Johnny Jones James Rouse Brandon Bullock James Power Grady Kerr Brandon Sparrow Marques Aiken Delvin Johnson Vinny Curry
Head Coach - Doc Holliday
POS QB LB WR WR DB CB RB DB QB WR QB WR QB QB TE DB TE WR DB RB K DB TE DB K-P DB WR LB DB TE LB WR RB LB DB DB RB LB DB K LB DB K DB DB DE P RB DB LB DB LB P LB LB LB DB DE OL DE LB LB LB LB DL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL OL DE OL OL OL WR K WR TE WR WR TE DE DT DE DT LS DL DL DL DT DE
HT 6-4 6-2 6-3 5-9 5-9 5-11 5-11 5-9 6-2 6-0 6-4 6-4 6-3 6-1 6-5 6-2 6-6 5-10 6-0 5-10 5-8 6-0 6-2 5-10 5-10 5-10 5-11 6-2 6-1 6-2 6-3 5-8 5-9 6-0 5-11 5-10 5-9 6-0 6-1 6-2 6-3 5-10 6-4 5-11 5-11 6-4 5-10 5-8 5-11 6-2 5-11 6-2 6-1 6-0 6-3 5-10 6-1 6-1 6-5 6-4 6-1 6-1 6-2 6-3 6-4 6-4 6-4 6-2 6-2 6-4 6-5 6-4 6-5 6-6 6-7 6-4 6-5 6-6 6-5 6-4 6-2 6-7 6-5 6-6 6-0 6-1 6-0 6-5 6-2 6-2 6-1 6-5 6-5 6-5 6-3 6-3 6-2 6-4 6-4 6-3 6-5
WT 208 215 203 196 170 203 200 180 195 196 237 199 213 210 205 191 267 197 182 178 175 180 203 192 180 175 180 207 196 200 223 170 201 250 194 170 186 215 188 205 232 163 214 173 154 215 183 178 167 227 200 215 184 195 234 214 210 240 272 230 228 225 220 200 250 334 270 200 287 318 298 286 314 285 295 304 289 290 305 270 236 304 312 266 190 182 200 238 194 180 235 294 301 231 361 225 260 270 248 300 242
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Today's game a 'must win' for both teams By EJ HOLLAND Sports Editor firstname.lastname@example.org
After a bye week, SMU is tied with Tulsa for first place in the Conference USA West division thanks to two straight conference losses by Houston and could become bowl eligible with their sixth win of the season this weekend. The Mustangs will take on the Marshall Thundering Herd in a pivotal Conference game at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on Saturday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m. In 2009, the Thundering Herd finished with a 7-6 record overall and a 4-4 record in conference play. Marshall has somewhat slipped this year with a 4-6 record overall and a 4th place standing in the Conference USA East division.
However, the Thundering Herd has won three straight games including last week’s 28-13 victory over Memphis. Last year’s contest between SMU and Marshall came down to the wire and saw the Thundering Herd prevail 34-31. In that game, SMU quarterback Kyle Padron threw for 225 yards and 2 touchdowns but also threw one crucial interception. Marshall quarterback Brian Anderson had a good day, passing for 213 yards and 2 touchdowns. The Thundering Herd racked up 475 total yards, outgaining the Mustangs by nearly 150 yards. Marshall also had 0 turnovers while SMU coughed up the football twice. Both teams have the same signal callers under center this year and fireworks are expected.
Marshall is 1-4 on the road this season while SMU is 3-2 at home. The Mustangs are in the same situation as two weeks ago: get the win and you are probably in a bowl. Offensively, both teams are ranked in the top 65 in total passing yards. Both teams have also been running the ball well and are averaging over 100 yards per game respectively. Padron has been solid this year, passing for 2,745 yards and 23 touchdowns. Padron threw for 255 yards and 1 touchdown against UTEP two weeks ago. Padron currently leads Conference USA in pass efficiency and ranks eleventh nationally in passing yards and has a quarterback rating of 136.6. Padron also has three solid
wide receivers to throw the ball to. Aldrick Robinson leads the receiving corps with 50 receptions for 994 yards and 10 touchdowns. The senior is averaging 19.9 yards per reception and is ranked seventh nationally in receiving yards. Junior Cole Beasley has not been too bad himself. He has caught 62 passes for 759 yards and 5 touchdowns on the season. Finally, Darius Johnson has been yet another explosive offensive weapon for the Mustangs. Johnson has 57 receptions for 556 yards and 5 touchdowns. For Marshall, Anderson has thrown for 1,919 yards and 17 touchdowns including 251 yards and 3 touchdowns against Memphis last week. The Mustangs have established a ground game this year behind running back Zach Line who
has rushed for 972 yards and 7 touchdowns. The sophomore rushed for 54 yards against UTEP. Defensively both teams are surrendering an average of over 27 points per contest. The Thundering Herd is led by linebacker Mario Harvey. This season, Harvey currently leads the team in tackles with 111 including 46 solos, 13.5 tackles for a loss, 5.5 sacks, 2 pass break ups, 2 forced fumbles and 1 fumble recovery. The Mustangs are led by sophomore linebacker Taylor Reed, who currently leads the team with 106 tackles, including 72 solos and 1 fumble recovery. Look for a high scoring affair in this game as both teams are in a must win situation heading into today’s game.
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PART TIME A D M I N I S T R AT I V E assistance needed for small business in the SMU area. Responsibilities include: billing client time, filing, organizing. 214-853-3273. R+D KITCHEN BY Hillstone aka Houston’s is hiring servers, greeters. Call 214-890-7900 for appointment/apply in person M-Sun 2-5p. Located at 8300 Preston Center Plaza in University Park. S P O RT S - M I N D E D IS HIRING 15-20 enthusiastic students. PT/FT available, management opportunities. Starts at $25/hr. Join Our Team Today! Call Pete at TOP GUN 972-918-9464.
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FOR RENT 2B/2B/2CP, 1000sqft upper condo. Gated community, new pool, on SMU bus line. New paint, new flooring, washer/ dryer, stainless a p p l i a n c e s , patio. UTILITIES INCLUDED 920-8404283. 4BED 4BATH HUGE HOUSE! 2 living rm, dining rm, 3 FIRE PL., kitchen w/breakfast rm & walk-in pantry, entertain/bar area w/ patio. Wash/Dry Incl. Garage & parking w/ huge yard. 5311 UNIVERSITY. $2,000/ mo. HURRY! 214507-4672. 5711 MORNINGSIDE “M” STREETS. 1/1 CH/A Hardwood, updated, dishwasher, w/d, reserve parking. $675/month + elec. Non-smoker. Available Now. 214826-6161. MOVE-IN-READY 2Bed/1.5Bath Condo: 1Blk from SMU. Granite, Refrigerator, Washer/ Dryer, Pool, Garage. $1850/mo, utilities included. Gillian Cunningham, Keller Williams 214-5561505.
REAL ESTATE FOR SALE R U STILL RENTING?! Sleek, updated gated Mid-Century Modern 1-1 condo on West Lovers Lane for only $115,000! lindajordanhobbs@ ebby.com 214-5353732. Linda Jordan Hobbs, Ebby Halliday Realtors. SERVICES HAIR COLOUR & CUT DESIGN EXPERTS. 25 years experience in Color. 5635 W. Lovers Lane. 214696-5007. SMU Student/Faculty/ Staff Discounts. See our ad on Wednesdays.
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The Boulevard â€˘ Special Edition of The Daily Campus
Published on Nov 20, 2010
Published on Nov 20, 2010
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