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SMU Mustangs Football History, Records and Database

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Sonny Dykes
Sonny Dykes
Head Coach
First Year: 2018
School: SMU
Nickname: Mustangs
Current Conference: American
Former Conference(s): TIAA,  SWC,  WAC,  C-USA
Location: University Park, Texas
First year of football: 1915

STADIUM

Name: Gerald J. Ford
Year built: 2000
Capacity: 32,000
Playing Surface: FieldTurf
Gerald R Ford Stadium

SMU CONFERENCE CHAMPIONSHIPS

YEARCHAMPION(S)CONFERENCE
1982SMUSouthwest
1981SMUSouthwest
1966SMUSouthwest
1948SMUSouthwest
1947SMUSouthwest
1935SMUSouthwest
1931SMUSouthwest
1926SMUSouthwest
1923SMUSouthwest

SMU YEAR BY YEAR SCHEDULES AND SCORES


SMU Football Schedules & Scores 1916-2019
1890s1900s1910s1920s1930s1940s1950s
1960s1970s1980s1990s2000s2010s
SMU Mustangs Football Database

SMU BOWL RECORD

SCHOOLWINSLOSSESTIESTOTAL PLAYEDWIN %
SMU791170.441

SMU BOWL HISTORY

BOWLDATEWINNERPOINTSLOSERPOINTS
Boca Raton21-Dec-19Florida Atlantic52SMU28
Frisco20-Dec-17Louisiana Tech51SMU10
Hawaii24-Dec-12SMU43Fresno State10
Birmingham07-Jan-12SMU28Pittsburgh6
Armed Forces30-Dec-10Army16SMU14
Hawaii24-Dec-09SMU45Nevada10
Aloha Classic29-Dec-84SMU27Notre Dame20
Sun Bowl24-Dec-83Alabama28SMU7
Cotton01-Jan-83SMU7Pittsburgh3
Holiday19-Dec-80Brigham Young46SMU45
Bluebonnet31-Dec-68SMU28Oklahoma27
Cotton31-Dec-66Georgia24SMU9
Sun Bowl31-Dec-63Oregon21SMU14
Cotton01-Jan-49SMU21Oregon13
Cotton01-Jan-48Penn State13SMU13
Dixie Classic01-Jan-25West Virginia Wesleyan9SMU7

SMU AP FINISHES

YEARRANKINGTEAM
194016SMU
19473SMU
194810SMU
195818SMU
196610SMU
196814SMU
198020SMU
19815SMU
19822SMU
198312SMU
19848SMU

SMU NATIONAL CHAMPIONSHIPS

YearCHAMPIONS
1982Nebraska: Berryman
Penn State: AP, Billingsley, DeVold, Dunkel, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms*, Litkenhous, Matthews, National Championship Foundation, NFF, NY Times, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI, USA/CNN
SMU: Helms*
1981Clemson: AP, Berryman, Billingsley, DeVold, FACT, FB News, Football Research, FW, Helms, Litkenhous, Matthews, National Championship Foundation*, NFF, NY Times, Poling, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess), Sporting News, UPI
Nebraska: National Championship Foundation*
Penn State: Dunkel
Pittsburgh: National Championship Foundation*
SMU: National Championship Foundation*
Texas: National Championship Foundation*
1935LSU: Williamson*
Minnesota: Billingsley, Boand, Football Research, Helms, Litkenhous, National Championship Foundation, Poling
Princeton: Dunkel
SMU: Berryman, Dickinson, Houlgate, Sagarin, Sagarin (ELO-Chess)
TCU: Williamson*

SMU HEAD COACHES

Year(s)CoachYearsGamesWinLossTieWin %School
1916-1934Ray Morrison141438239220.650SMU
1917-1921J. Rix542161970.464SMU
1921-1921Choc Kelly181610.188SMU
1921-1921Bill Cunningham181610.188SMU
1922-1923Ewing Freeland21915310.816SMU
1935-1949Madison Bell12127794080.654SMU
1942-1944James Stewart330101820.367SMU
1950-1952H.N. Russell330131520.467SMU
1953-1956Chalmer Woodward440192010.488SMU
1957-1961Bill Meek550172940.380SMU
1962-1972Hayden Fry11116496610.427SMU
1973-1975Dave Smith333161520.515SMU
1976-1981Ron Meyer667343210.515SMU
1982-1986Bobby Collins558431410.750SMU
1989-1990Forrest Gregg22231900.136SMU
1991-1996Tom Rossley666154830.250SMU
1997-2001Mike Cavan556223400.393SMU
2002-2007Phil Bennett670185200.257SMU
2008-2014June Jones779364300.456SMU
2014-2014Tom Mason1101900.100SMU
2015-2017Chad Morris337142300.378SMU
2018-2019Sonny Dykes225151000.600SMU

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