Shane Buechele threw for 288 yards with two touchdowns and ran for another score as SMU held on to beat No. 25 TCU 41-38, ending a seven-game losing streak in the rivalry and improve to 4-0 for the first time since 1984.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Bo Nix threw a touchdown pass and JaTarvious Whitlow ran for a score as No. 8 Auburn built a big lead and withstood a late charge from Texas A&M to get a 28-20 win over the 17th-ranked Aggies on Saturday.
While No. 25 TCU is trying to start a season 3-0 for the 10th time in 17 seasons, SMU has already reached that mark for the first time since 1984.
The Texas A&M fan base understood when Fisher took over that it could take some time for him to get the Aggies where they could compete with the SEC's elite. But in Year 2 of that huge contract, how they perform against Auburn could be a measuring stick for what to expect later this season against the cream of the crop.
Texas will do anything it can to end a four-game losing streak in a Big 12 rivalry that has become a yoke on the Longhorns' league title hopes.
The Horned Frogs have won seven in a row, by an average margin of four touchdowns, in the series matching former SWC rivals.
The Mustangs are 3-0 for the first time since 1984 and will travel to Fort Worth on Saturday to take on TCU. Play-by-play voice Rich Phillips discusses the team's hot start and it's chance to take back the Iron Skillet.
Dallas Mayor Eric Johnson and Fort Worth Mayor Betsy Price are showing their support for their local universities ahead of the SMU-TCU football game on Saturday.
No. 25 TCU joined the rankings this week for the first time this season. The Horned Frogs beat Purdue 34-13 in West Lafayette, Indiana, on Saturday.
PASADENA, Calif. (AP) — Lincoln Riley and Jalen Hurts sent the Big 12 a message in fifth-ranked Oklahoma's 48-14 victory over UCLA on Saturday night at the Rose Bowl.
Texas coach Tom Herman wanted to see his team put last week's loss behind them and start fast Saturday night.
Shane Buechele threw for two touchdowns and TJ McDaniel rushed for 159 yards and three scores as SMU sprinted to a 47-17 victory over Texas State on Saturday evening.
WEST LAFAYETTE, Ind. (AP) — TCU coach Gary Patterson is convinced Darius Anderson is in peak form.
COLLEGE STATION, Texas (AP) — Freshman Isaiah Spiller made sure there was no drop-off Saturday night in No. 16 Texas A&M's first game without Jashaun Corbin.
TUCSON, Ariz. (AP) — Arizona scored one touchdown on a bursting run, hit some chunk plays in the passing game.
BERKELEY, Calif. (AP) — A third straight victory to start the season wasn't enough to satisfy California quarterback Chase Garbers, not after the Golden Bears nearly let a 20-point lead slip away.
SMU hasn’t started a season 3-0 since 1984 – just a few seasons before the NCAA hammered the program with the death penalty. Saturday night is also a chance for the Mustangs to get halfway to bowl eligibility.
After losing a tough game to LSU with its secondary taking a beating in the process, Texas needs a rebound win before heading into the Big 12 schedule.
Oklahoma has won 32 straight against unranked teams. The last loss was against UCLA at the Rose Bowl in 2005.
This weekend, though, could turn out to be more complicated than Patterson expected as Boilermakers quarterback Elijah Sindelar tries to work his way back from a concussion suffered last weekend.