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Southern Methodist Mustangs

Location: Dallas, Texas ▪ Colors: Red & Blue
Stadium: Gerald J. Ford Stadium (cap. 32,000)
Record*: 97 Years, 471-501-54, .485 W-L% (Major School)
*W-L-T adjusted to 467-495-54 by NCAA.

Conferences: American, CUSA, WAC, SWC and Ind
Conference Champion: 10 Times
Bowls: 15 Bowls, 7-7-1, .500 W-L% (Major Bowls)

Ranked in AP Poll: 8 Times (Preseason), 11 Times (Final), 161 Weeks (Total)

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97 Years

Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
1 2014 American June Jones (0-0)
2 2013 American 5 7 0 .417 -7.44 -2.44 June Jones (5-7)
3 2012 CUSA 7 6 0 .538 1.64 -1.59 June Jones (7-6) Hawaii Bowl-W
4 2011 CUSA 8 5 0 .615 0.78 -1.83 June Jones (8-5) BBVA Compass Bowl-W
5 2010 CUSA 7 7 0 .500 -2.04 -2.11 June Jones (7-7) Armed Forces Bowl-L
6 2009 CUSA 8 5 0 .615 -3.09 -4.09 June Jones (8-5) Hawaii Bowl-W
7 2008 CUSA 1 11 0 .083 -14.50 -0.58 June Jones (1-11)
8 2007 CUSA 1 11 0 .083 -15.44 -4.53 Phil Bennett (1-11)
9 2006 CUSA 6 6 0 .500 -5.13 -5.55 Phil Bennett (6-6)
10 2005 CUSA 5 6 0 .455 -4.87 -3.50 Phil Bennett (5-6)
11 2004 WAC 3 8 0 .273 -10.95 0.68 Phil Bennett (3-8)
12 2003 WAC 0 12 0 .000 -18.53 -2.70 Phil Bennett (0-12)
13 2002 WAC 3 9 0 .250 -16.34 -5.00 Phil Bennett (3-9)
14 2001 WAC 4 7 0 .364 -8.92 -3.47 Mike Cavan (4-7)
15 2000 WAC 3 9 0 .250 -13.76 -3.85 Mike Cavan (3-9)
16 1999 WAC 4 6 0 .400 -8.76 -3.86 Mike Cavan (4-6)
17 1998 WAC 5 7 0 .417 -2.60 -0.43 Mike Cavan (5-7) W-L-T adjusted to 1-1 by NCAA.
18 1997 WAC 6 5 0 .545 -0.33 -2.33 Mike Cavan (6-5)
19 1996 WAC 5 6 0 .455 -2.48 -1.11 Tom Rossley (5-6)
20 1995 SWC 1 10 0 .091 -13.21 2.61 Tom Rossley (1-10)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
21 1994 SWC 1 9 1 .136 -10.16 1.84 Tom Rossley (1-9-1)
22 1993 SWC 2 7 2 .273 -5.66 1.16 Tom Rossley (2-7-2)
23 1992 SWC 5 6 0 .455 -6.35 -2.62 Tom Rossley (5-6)
24 1991 SWC 1 10 0 .091 -13.03 1.52 Tom Rossley (1-10)
25 1990 SWC 1 10 0 .091 -14.37 0.64 Forrest Gregg (1-10)
26 1989 SWC 2 9 0 .182 -10.14 5.22 Forrest Gregg (2-9)
27 1986 SWC 6 5 0 .545 1.73 3.91 18 Bobby Collins (6-5)
28 1985 SWC 6 5 0 .545 8.23 3.68 3 3 Bobby Collins (6-5)
29 1984 SWC 10 2 0 .833 10.72 0.81 15 6 8 Bobby Collins (10-2) Aloha Bowl-W
30 1983 SWC 10 2 0 .833 7.65 -3.01 19 6 12 Bobby Collins (10-2) Sun Bowl-L
31 1982 SWC 11 0 1 .958 13.36 -0.39 6 2 2 Bobby Collins (11-0-1) Cotton Bowl-W
32 1981 SWC 10 1 0 .909 19.45 2.36 5 5 Ron Meyer (10-1)
33 1980 SWC 8 4 0 .667 15.14 6.23 18 20 Ron Meyer (8-4) Holiday Bowl-L
34 1979 SWC 5 6 0 .455 6.55 7.73 18 Ron Meyer (5-6)
35 1978 SWC 4 6 1 .409 12.12 12.30 Ron Meyer (4-6-1)
36 1977 SWC 4 7 0 .364 3.52 9.06 Ron Meyer (4-7)
37 1976 SWC 3 8 0 .273 -0.26 8.46 Ron Meyer (3-8)
38 1975 SWC 4 7 0 .364 0.99 7.81 Dave Smith (4-7)
39 1974 SWC 6 4 1 .591 5.41 6.14 Dave Smith (6-4-1)
40 1973 SWC 6 4 1 .591 6.59 4.22 19 Dave Smith (6-4-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
41 1972 SWC 7 4 0 .636 11.76 5.76 18 Hayden Fry (7-4)
42 1971 SWC 4 7 0 .364 -2.42 3.31 Hayden Fry (4-7)
43 1970 SWC 5 6 0 .455 5.96 10.96 Hayden Fry (5-6)
44 1969 SWC 3 7 0 .300 1.82 6.02 Hayden Fry (3-7)
45 1968 SWC 8 3 0 .727 15.47 10.93 13 14 Hayden Fry (8-3) Bluebonnet Bowl-W
46 1967 SWC 3 7 0 .300 -2.89 4.81 Hayden Fry (3-7)
47 1966 SWC 8 3 0 .727 13.12 8.21 10 10 Hayden Fry (8-3) Cotton Bowl-L
48 1965 SWC 4 5 1 .450 8.10 10.90 Hayden Fry (4-5-1)
49 1964 SWC 1 9 0 .100 -3.17 8.03 Hayden Fry (1-9)
50 1963 SWC 4 7 0 .364 9.68 12.32 Hayden Fry (4-7) Sun Bowl-L
51 1962 SWC 2 8 0 .200 1.30 6.40 Hayden Fry (2-8)
52 1961 SWC 2 7 1 .250 -1.44 7.16 Bill Meek (2-7-1)
53 1960 SWC 0 9 1 .050 -2.90 13.80 Bill Meek (0-9-1)
54 1959 SWC 5 4 1 .550 9.51 8.41 4 4 Bill Meek (5-4-1)
55 1958 SWC 6 4 0 .600 15.04 9.24 17 15 18 Bill Meek (6-4)
56 1957 SWC 4 5 1 .450 4.80 9.20 15 Bill Meek (4-5-1)
57 1956 SWC 4 6 0 .400 4.28 10.68 5 Chalmer Woodward (4-6)
58 1955 SWC 4 6 0 .400 9.04 9.44 16 16 Chalmer Woodward (4-6)
59 1954 SWC 6 3 1 .650 13.61 8.71 11 Chalmer Woodward (6-3-1)
60 1953 SWC 5 5 0 .500 10.72 10.92 11 Chalmer Woodward (5-5)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
61 1952 SWC 4 5 1 .450 7.78 10.28 H.N. Russell (4-5-1)
62 1951 SWC 3 6 1 .350 10.91 12.11 15 H.N. Russell (3-6-1)
63 1950 SWC 6 4 0 .600 15.47 8.97 10 1 H.N. Russell (6-4)
64 1949 SWC 5 4 1 .550 15.08 13.08 9 Madison Bell (5-4-1)
65 1948 SWC 9 1 1 .864 20.34 8.70 4 10 Madison Bell (9-1-1) Cotton Bowl-W
66 1947 SWC 9 0 2 .909 19.78 10.88 3 3 Madison Bell (9-0-2) Cotton Bowl-T
67 1946 SWC 4 5 1 .450 4.69 4.39 Madison Bell (4-5-1)
68 1945 SWC 5 6 0 .455 2.79 -0.67 Madison Bell (5-6)
69 1944 SWC 5 5 0 .500 -2.83 2.18 James Stewart (5-5)
70 1943 SWC 2 7 0 .222 -13.44 -6.99 James Stewart (2-7)
71 1942 SWC 3 6 2 .364 -1.09 0.18 James Stewart (3-6-2)
72 1941 SWC 5 5 0 .500 8.23 5.63 20 Madison Bell (5-5)
73 1940 SWC 8 1 1 .850 13.67 5.97 14 16 Madison Bell (8-1-1)
74 1939 SWC 6 3 1 .650 10.14 5.24 13 Madison Bell (6-3-1)
75 1938 SWC 6 4 0 .600 6.78 3.48 Madison Bell (6-4)
76 1937 SWC 5 6 0 .455 6.23 5.96 Madison Bell (5-6)
77 1936 SWC 5 4 1 .550 5.45 3.85 12 Madison Bell (5-4-1)
78 1935 SWC 12 1 0 .923 18.78 3.86 Madison Bell (12-1) Rose Bowl-L
79 1934 SWC 8 2 2 .750 13.53 3.11 Ray Morrison (8-2-2)
80 1933 SWC 4 7 1 .375 2.42 3.17 Ray Morrison (4-7-1)
Rk Year Conf W L T Pct SRS SOS AP Pre AP High AP Post Coach(es) Bowl Notes
81 1932 SWC 3 7 2 .333 0.74 3.40 Ray Morrison (3-7-2)
82 1931 SWC 9 1 1 .864 11.66 2.21 Ray Morrison (9-1-1)
83 1930 SWC 6 3 1 .650 12.60 4.80 Ray Morrison (6-3-1)
84 1929 SWC 6 0 4 .800 8.61 -1.39 Ray Morrison (6-0-4)
85 1928 SWC 6 3 1 .650 7.70 -1.00 Ray Morrison (6-3-1)
86 1927 SWC 7 2 0 .778 10.24 -3.31 Ray Morrison (7-2)
87 1926 SWC 8 0 1 .944 14.62 -0.60 Ray Morrison (8-0-1)
88 1925 SWC 5 2 2 .667 6.90 -0.66 Ray Morrison (5-2-2)
89 1924 SWC 5 1 4 .700 1.86 -1.34 Ray Morrison (5-1-4) Dixie Classic-L
90 1923 SWC 9 0 0 1.000 10.68 -5.43 Ewing Freeland (9-0)
Ray Morrison (9-0)
91 1922 SWC 6 3 1 .650 1.82 -6.49 Ewing Freeland (6-3-1)
Ray Morrison (6-3-1)
92 1921 SWC 1 6 1 .188 -12.66 -4.03 Bill Cunningham (1-6-1)
Choc Kelly (1-6-1)
J. Rix (1-6-1)
93 1920 SWC 3 5 2 .400 -3.85 -3.45 J. Rix (3-5-2)
94 1919 SWC 5 4 1 .550 -1.39 -5.89 J. Rix (5-4-1)
95 1918 SWC 3 2 0 .600 -3.15 -3.75 J. Rix (4-2)
96 1917 Ind 3 2 3 .563 -2.81 -5.93 J. Rix (3-2-3)
97 1916 Ind 0 8 2 .100 -17.32 -1.32 Ray Morrison (0-8-2)