No. 19 SMU back after needed open date to take on Temple

SMU will now try to get to 7-0 for the first time since 1982, when Eric Dickerson and Craig James led to an 11-0-1 season. The Mustangs are at home Saturday against Temple (5-1, 2-0) in a matchup of AAC division co-leaders.

SMU football a perfect 6-0 at halfway point of season

With an open date next, there is some extra time to ponder the changing momentum and an incredible comeback -- both in the last game, and in the program overall in three decades since resuming play after the NCAA death penalty.

SMU transfers into Top 25 for 1st ranked game since 1986

With a win over the Golden Hurricane (2-2, 0-0), SMU would be undefeated halfway through the regular season. The last time the Mustangs got to 6-0 was 1982, when they went on to an unbeaten season (11-0-1) with running backs Eric Dickerson and Craig James.

SMU goes to 5-0, routs South Florida in AAC opener, 48-21

Xavier Jones ran for two first-quarter touchdowns and Shane Buechele threw three second-quarter touchdown passes as SMU rolled to a 41-0 lead early in the second half and held on to post a 48-21 win over South Florida in the American Athletic Conference opener for both schools Saturday.

SMU beats No. 25 TCU 41-38, 1st 4-0 start since '84

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.