Dykes likely coached his final game before heading to TCU. Fans compared him to Judas. Players were hurt. Dykes, as he has done for the last month, failed to directly say he would be headed to TCU.
Dykes will become TCU’s next head coach, per multiple reports.
The 38-year-old has been widely reported to be the frontrunner to replace Sonny Dykes if, and when, he leaves.
Players said Dykes’ rumors had started to consume the locker room. Dykes addressed that on Sunday for the first time.
Chippy, Cagey game results in SMU 75-66 win over Sam Houston.
Dykes and Samples were some of the main influences why all five players committed to SMU. Sources say the exodus signals the potential, imminent departure of both coaches.
Dykes is reported to be leaving for TCU, potentially, by the end of the week.
SMU lost to Cincinnati 48-14 on the road. It was a defeat so thorough that any other context diminishes the loss.
SMU ends its last regular away game with a crushing 48-14 loss to #3 Cincinnati.
The early-enrollee finally played the role he thought he could, even if it seemed unlikely three months ago.