SMU Mustangs football under Dave Smith

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Dave Smith was the coach of the Southern Methodist University's football team from 1973 to 1975. He compiled a 16–15–2 record, and was succeeded by Ron Meyer.[1]

1973 Season[edit]

1973 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1973 record 6-4-1 (3–3-1 SWC)
Head coach Dave Smith
Home stadium Cotton Bowl (c. 72,032)
Texas Stadium (c. 65,000)
Seasons
« 1972 1974 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
1973-09-15 Santa Clara* Texas StadiumIrving, TX W 49-7   13,997
1973-09-22 at Oregon State* Parker StadiumCorvallis, OR W 35-16   26,189
1973-09-29 Virginia Tech* Texas Stadium • Irving, TX W 37-6   13,683
1973-10-06 #15 Missouri #19 Texas Stadium • Irving, TX L 7-17   19,675
1973-10-20 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX W 27-16   25,000
1973-10-27 at #18 Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX L 14-31   45,098
1973-11-03 #20 Texas Cotton BowlDallas, TX L 14-42   35,096
1973-11-10 at Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX L 10-45   37,180
1973-11-17 Arkansas Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX T 7-7   18,712
1973-11-24 at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 38-22   23,000
1973-12-01 Texas Christian Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 21-19   18,572
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

1974 Season[edit]

1974 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1974 record 6-4-1 (3–3-1 SWC)
Head coach Dave Smith
Home stadium Cotton Bowl (c. 72,032)
Seasons
« 1973 1975 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
1974-09-14 vs. North Texas State* Texas StadiumIrving, TX W 7-6   27,183
1974-09-21 Virginia Tech* Cotton BowlDallas, TX W 28-25   13,767
1974-09-28 at #1 Ohio State* Ohio StadiumColumbus, OH L 9-28   87,487
1974-10-05 Oregon State* Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 37-30   16,958
1974-10-12 at Texas Christian Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX W 33-13   16,492
1974-10-19 Rice Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 19-14   16,184
1974-10-26 at #11 Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX L 17-20   32,505
1974-11-02 at #12 Texas Texas Memorial StadiumAustin, TX L 15-35   58,500
1974-11-09 #5 Texas A&M Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 18-14   44,463
1974-11-16 at Arkansas War Memorial StadiumLittle Rock, AR T 24-24   46,300
1974-11-23 Baylor Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 14-31   40,000
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

1975 Season[edit]

1975 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Southwest Conference
1975 record 4-7 (2–5 SWC)
Head coach Dave Smith
Home stadium Cotton Bowl (c. 72,032)
Seasons
« 1974 1976 »
Date Opponent# Rank# Site Result Attendance
1975-09-06 at Wake Forest* Groves StadiumWinston Salem, NC W 14-7   13,400
1975-09-13 at #19 Florida* Florida FieldGainesville, FL L 14-40   55,472
1975-09-27 at Houston* AstrodomeHouston, TX W 27-16   28,713
1975-10-04 #11 West Virginia Cotton BowlDallas, TX L 22-28   27,665
1975-12-10 Texas Christian Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX W 28-13   15,883
1975-10-18 at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX L 17-28   18,000
1975-10-25 at Texas Tech Jones StadiumLubbock, TX L 20-37   36,020
1975-11-01 #8 Texas Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 22-30   35,010
1975-11-08 at #4 Texas A&M Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX L 3-36   49,809
1975-11-15 Arkansas Cotton Bowl • Dallas, TX L 7-35   21,880
1975-11-22 at Baylor Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX W 34-31   27,300
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

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