SMU Mustangs

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The SMU Mustangs are the athletic teams that represent Southern Methodist University in Dallas, Texas. The Mustangs were founded in 1911 and joined the Southwest Conference, competing against Baylor, Rice, Texas, Texas A&M, Arkansas and Oklahoma A&M (which later became Oklahoma State).

Football

SMU Mustangs college football
First Season
1915
Team History
SMU Mustangs (1915-present)
Conference
American Athletic Conference (2013-present)
Conference USA (2005-12)
Western Athletic Conference (1996-2004)
Southwest Conference (1918-95)
Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Association (1915-17)
Venue
Gerald J. Ford Stadium (2000-present)
Texas Stadium (1972-73, 1979-86)
Cotton Bowl (1932-78, 1995-99)
Ownby Stadium (1926-48, 1989-94)
Armstrong Field (1915-25)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Programs by season

1920s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1928
November 29 vs. TCU Ownby Stadium

1930s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1931
December 5 at Saint Mary's Kezar Stadium
1935
January 1, 1936 vs. Stanford Rose Bowl
1938
October 22 at Pittsburgh Pitt Stadium

1940s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1942
October 3 at Pittsburgh Pitt Stadium
1947
November 29 at TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium
1949
October 15 vs. Rice Cotton Bowl

1950s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1950
December 2 vs. TCU Cotton Bowl
1951
October 13 at Notre Dame Notre Dame Stadium
November 24 at Baylor Baylor Stadium
December 1 at TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium
1952
October 4 vs. Georgia Tech Cotton Bowl
November 1 at Texas Memorial Stadium
November 22 vs. Baylor Cotton Bowl
1954
October 9 at Missouri Memorial Stadium
1955
September 24 at Notre Dame Notre Dame Stadium
October 1 at Georgia Tech Grant Field

1960s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1960
November 26 vs. TCU Cotton Bowl
1961
October 21 at Rice Rice Stadium
1963
November 2 vs. Texas Cotton Bowl
December 31 vs. Oregon Sun Bowl
1964
October 31 at Texas Memorial Stadium
1965
September 25 at Illinois Memorial Stadium
November 27 at TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium
1966
October 22 at Texas Tech Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium
1967
November 25 at Baylor Baylor Stadium
December 2 vs. TCU Cotton Bowl
1968
September 28 at Ohio State Ohio Stadium
October 26 at Texas Tech Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium
December 31 vs. Oklahoma Astrodome
1969
September 13 vs. Air Force Cotton Bowl
September 27 at Michigan State Spartan Stadium
October 10 vs. TCU Cotton Bowl
November 22 at Baylor Baylor Stadium

1970s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1970
November 28 at TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium
1971
November 27 vs. TCU Cotton Bowl
1972
September 23 at Florida Florida Field
October 7 vs. New Mexico State Texas Stadium
December 2 at TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium
1973
October 27 at Texas Tech Clifford B. & Audrey Jones Stadium
November 3 vs. Texas Cotton Bowl
November 17 vs. Arkansas Cotton Bowl
December 1 vs. TCU Cotton Bowl
1974
September 21 vs. Virginia Tech Cotton Bowl
1977
September 10 at TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium
1978
October 7 at Ohio State Ohio Stadium
October 28 at Texas Memorial Stadium

1980s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
1982
October 30 vs. Texas A&M Texas Stadium
January 1, 1983 vs. Pittsburgh Cotton Bowl
1984
November 3 vs. Texas A&M Texas Stadium
November 24 vs. Arkansas Texas Stadium
1985
September 28 at TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium
1986
November 1 vs. Texas A&M Texas Stadium
1989
October 14 vs. Baylor Ownby Stadium
November 11 at Notre Dame Notre Dame Stadium

2010s

Season/Date Opponent Venue
2017
December 20 vs. Louisiana Tech Toyota Stadium
2019
September 21 at TCU Amon G. Carter Stadium

Media guides and yearbooks

Media guides

1980s 1984
2010s 2018 • 2019

Men's Basketball

SMU Mustangs men's college basketball
First Season
1916-17
Team History
SMU Mustangs (1916-present)
Conference
American Athletic Conference (2013-present)
Conference USA (2004-13)
Western Athletic Conference (1980-88, 1996-2004)
Southwest Conference (1918-80, 1988-96)
Texas Intercollegiate Athletic Conference (1916-18)
Venue
Moody Coliseum (1956-present)
Perkins Gymnasium (1942-56)
Old Gym (1927-42)
Key People
Players • Coaches


Media guides and yearbooks

Media guides

1980s 1981-82
American Athletic Conference
Full members (all sports) Cincinnati Bearcats • East Carolina Pirates • Houston Cougars • Memphis Tigers • SMU Mustangs • South Florida Bulls • Temple Owls • Tulane Green Wave • Tulsa Golden Hurricane • UCF Knights
Football-only members Navy Midshipmen
Basketball Venues FedExForum
Football Venues Dowdy-Ficklen Stadium • Lincoln Financial Field • Nippert Stadium • Raymond James Stadium • Yulman Stadium
FBS Conferences American Athletic Conference • Atlantic Coast Conference • Big 12 Conference • Big Ten Conference • Conference USA • Mid-American Conference • Mountain West Conference • Pac-12 Conference • Southeastern Conference • Sun Belt Conference
FCS Conferences Big Sky Conference • Big South Conference • Colonial Athletic Association • Ivy League • Mid-Eastern Athletic Conference • Missouri Valley Football Conference • Northeast Conference • Ohio Valley Conference • Patriot League • Pioneer Football League • Southern Conference • Southland Conference • Southwestern Athletic Conference
Other Conferences Current: ASUN Conference • Big East Conference • West Coast Conference
Former: Big Eight Conference