Florida State, Oklahoma, Florida, Penn State and Miami are among the schools who have taken advantage of the transfer portal this offseason.
Ra'Shaad Samples, a 26-year-old running backs coach, helped the Mustangs double down on Dallas and turn SMU into a destination.
- SMU names Leavitt as new defensive coordinator
- Ex-OU TE Calcattera now says he'll play at SMU
- QB Mordecai picks SMU following OU transfer
- QB Buechele to leave SMU, prepare for NFL draft
SMU football has hired Florida Atlantic defensive coordinator Jim Leavitt for the same role, coach Sonny Dykes announced Wednesday.
Former Oklahoma tight end Grant Calcaterra, who in November said he was transferring to Auburn before changing his mind last week, announced that he will instead play for SMU next season.
Tanner Mordecai will join what is likely to be an open competition for the starting SMU quarterback job after two-year starter Shane Buechele recently declared for the NFL draft.
With an eye on the NFL draft, SMU quarterback Shane Buechele has elected to skip another year of eligibility with the Mustangs.
SMU will end its season with a 7-3 record as the Frisco Bowl was canceled due to COVID-19 concerns within the Mustangs' program. Their opponent, UTSA, will shift to the SERVPRO First Responder Bowl.
SMU has accepted an invitation to the Frisco Bowl, where it is expected to face an opponent from Conference USA.
As game cancellations and opt-outs have recently increased, college football -- on the field -- enters its most critical time, with playoffs and bowls up for grabs. Despite the season's no guarantees motto, many within the sport say it's been worth it.
Saturday's Houston-SMU game, originally to be played on Nov. 21 but called off for COVID-19 issues within the Cougars' program, has now been canceled due to coronavirus issues within the Mustangs' program.
Twenty-five years ago, the Southwest Conference played its last game. But the SWC will never be forgotten, thanks to its innovative offenses, penchant for scandal and pettiness to the very end.
Tom Allen says Indiana can be both a basketball and football school. Saturday's game against Ohio State will go a long way to showing if that's true.
Positive COVID-19 cases within Houston's program have led to the postponement of its game at SMU, the school announced Wednesday.
Oregon might be the Pac-12's best playoff hope, but can the Ducks prove their worth in six games? Plus, Tom Allen dishes on why he isn't surprised by Indiana's hot start.
The CFB Pod: The guys make their Week 11 picks, Pollack selects his Dude of The Week. Plus, Joey Galloway on Cincinnati and Justin Fields
Pollack and Negandhi kick off the podcast discussing the rash of cancelations across college football this weekend, if there should be a minimum number of games to make the playoff, David’s Dude of the Week and their Week 11 picks. Later, Joey Galloway joins the show after more than a year of ducking Negandhi’s invites to discuss the Pac-12, slotting Cincinnati just outside of the playoff picture and Justin Fields.
Notre Dame climbs into the top two after upsetting Clemson without Trevor Lawrence. How far do the Tigers fall after the loss? Texas A&M, Florida and BYU move up after big wins, while a few Group of 5 teams have playoff hopes after Week 10.
Week 9 action got off to a fun start with the breakout performance of Taulia Tagovailoa and continued on Saturday.
The league made the schedule adjustment to "allow for the best chance of its being played in its scheduled week."