Despite SMU Football’s recent rising performance, the team has been left out of the new-look conference.
SMU appears at No. 24 in the AP Poll for the first time this year.
No doctors approved the recovery process. Team doctors did not recommend it. McDaniel, nearly a year later, remains sidelined.
SMU knocked off TCU 42-34.
SMU beat UNT 35-12 on Saturday night. It was a win that left much to be desired after a week were SMU was snubbed by the Big 12.
Freshman quarterback Preston Stone did not play Saturday night. Sonny Dykes talked about wanting to preserve his redshirt status. But in a world where the future comes quickly, SMU shouldn’t worry as much about that.
SMU had fallen out of the AAC race in November each of the last two years.
The Oklahoma transfer will start against Abilene Christian this week to open the season.
Derek Green, a career backup, is taking up more room than expected in the battle to replace Shane Buechele.
Sonny Dykes talked about his mixed feelings toward player mobility legislation, players building a brand and paying student-athletes.