SMU Mustangs football under Phil Bennett

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Phil Bennett was the coach of the Southern Methodist University's football team from 2002 to 2007. He compiled a 19–51–0 record, and was succeeded by June Jones.[1]

2002 Season[edit]

2002 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2002 record 3–9 (3–5 WAC)
Head coach Phil Bennett
Offensive coordinator Larry Edmondson
Defensive coordinator Jim Gush
Home stadium Gerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
« 2001 2003 »
2002 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#15 Boise State   8 0         12 1  
Hawaii   7 1         10 4  
Fresno State   6 2         9 5  
San Jose State   4 4         6 7  
Nevada   4 4         5 7  
Rice   3 5         4 7  
Louisiana Tech   3 5         4 8  
SMU   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   1 7         2 10  
Tulsa   1 7         1 11  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll
Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 31 7:00 PM Navy* Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX L 7–38   25,744
September 7 7:00 PM Texas Tech* Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX L 14–24   32,000
September 14 6:00 PM at TCU* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX (Battle for the Iron Skillet) L 6–17   30,621
September 21 6:00 PM at Oklahoma State* Lewis FieldStillwater, OK L 16–52   41,190
September 28 10:05 PM at Hawaii Aloha StadiumHonolulu, HI L 10–42   36,096
October 5 2:00 PM San Jose State Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX L 23–34   13,016
October 12 9:30 PM at Fresno State Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA FSN L 7–30   41,031
October 19 2:00 PM Louisiana Techdagger Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX W 37–34   14,836
October 26 2:00 PM at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX (Battle for the Mayor's Cup) L 15–27   10,845
November 2 2:00 PM Nevada Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX L 6–24   11,832
November 16 4:05 PM at UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX W 42–35   21,765
November 23 2:00 PM Tulsa Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX W 24–21   12,324
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

2003 Season[edit]

2003 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2003 record 0–12 (0–8 WAC)
Head coach Phil Bennett
Offensive coordinator Larry Edmondson
Defensive coordinator Jim Gush
Home stadium Gerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
« 2002 2004 »
2003 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#16 Boise State   8 0         13 1  
Fresno State   6 2         9 5  
Tulsa   5 2         7 5  
Hawaii   5 3         9 5  
Rice   5 3         5 7  
Nevada   4 4         6 6  
Louisiana Tech   3 5         5 7  
San Jose State   2 6         3 8  
UTEP   1 6         2 10  
SMU   0 8         0 12  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll
Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
August 30 6:00 PM at Texas Tech* Jones SBC StadiumLubbock, TX L 10–58   44,364
September 13 6:00 PM at Baylor* Floyd Casey StadiumWaco, TX L 7–10   30,256
September 20 7:00 PM Oklahoma State* Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX FSN L 6–52   27,106
September 27 9:00 PM at Nevada Mackay StadiumReno, NV L 9–12   21,128
October 4 7:00 PM UTEP Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX ESPNGP L 19–21   21,412
October 11 9:00 PM at San Jose State Spartan StadiumSan Jose SPW L 14–31   12,403
October 18 2:00 PM Boise State Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX L 3–45   10,109
October 25 2:00 PM at Tulsa Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK L 16–35   16,733
November 1 2:00 PM Fresno Statedagger Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX L 11–20   14,014
November 8 2:00 PM at Louisiana Tech Joe Aillet StadiumRuston, LA L 6–41   14,872
November 15 3:00 PM Rice Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX (Battle for the Mayor's Cup) SPW L 20–41   11,856
November 29 2:00 PM #19 TCU* Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX (Battle for the Iron Skillet) L 13–20   20,112
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

2004 Season[edit]

2004 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Western Athletic Conference
2004 record 3–8 (3–5 WAC)
Head coach Phil Bennett
Offensive coordinator Rusty Burns
Defensive coordinator Jim Gush
Home stadium Gerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
« 2003 2005 »
2004 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
#12 Boise State   8 0         11 1  
UTEP   6 2         8 4  
#22 Fresno State   5 3         9 3  
Louisiana Tech   5 3         6 6  
Hawaii   4 4         8 5  
Nevada   3 5         5 7  
Tulsa   3 5         4 8  
SMU   3 5         3 8  
Rice   2 6         3 8  
San Jose State   1 7         2 9  
† – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll
Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 4 7:00 PM Texas Tech* Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX L 13–27   34,689
September 11 6:05 PM at TCU* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX (Battle for the Iron Skillet) L 0–44   33,458
September 18 6:00 PM at Oklahoma State* Boone Pickens StadiumStillwater, OK L 7–59   46,073
September 25 7:00 PM San Jose State Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX W 36–13   17,841
October 2 7:05 PM at #23 Boise State Bronco StadiumBoise, ID SPW L 20–38   30,322
October 9 7:00 PM at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX (Battle for the Mayor's Cup) L 10–44   15,367
October 16 5:00 PM Louisiana Tech Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX SPW L 10–41   13,117
October 30 9:00 PM at Fresno State Bulldog StadiumFresno, CA L 0–42   37,604
November 6 2:00 PM Tulsadagger Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX W 41–35 OT  12,677
November 13 5:00 PM Nevada Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX ESPNGP W 38–20   10,206
November 20 4:05 PM at #24 UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX L 27–57   45,095
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll.

2005 Season[edit]

2005 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Conference USA West
2005 record 5–6 (4–4 CUSA)
Head coach Phil Bennett
Offensive coordinator Rusty Burns
Defensive coordinator Jim Gush
Home stadium Gerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
« 2004 2006 »
2005 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
UCF x   7 1         8 5  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 5  
Memphis   5 3         7 5  
East Carolina   4 4         5 6  
Marshall   3 4         4 7  
UAB   3 5         5 6  
West
Tulsa x   6 2         9 4  
UTEP   5 3         8 4  
Houston   4 4         6 6  
SMU   4 4         5 6  
Tulane   1 7         2 9  
Rice   1 7         1 10  
Championship: Tulsa 44, Central Florida 27
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll
Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 7:00 PM Baylor* Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX L 23–28   29,538
September 10 8:30 PM #22 TCU* Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX (Battle for the Iron Skillet) CSTV W 21–10   22,416
September 17 11:30 AM at Texas A&M* Kyle FieldCollege Station, TX FSN L 8–66   75,128
September 24 1:00 PM Tulane Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX L 10–31   15,681
October 1 3:00 PM at Marshall Joan C. Edwards StadiumHuntington, WV CSTV L 13–16   25,218
October 8 6:00 PM at UAB Legion FieldBirmingham, AL W 28–27   23,255
October 15 2:00 PM East Carolina Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX L 17–24   11,715
October 22 2:00 PM at Tulsa Skelly StadiumTulsa, OK L 13–20   22,502
November 5 2:00 PM Ricedagger Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX (Battle for the Mayor's Cup) W 27–7   15,236
November 19 5:00 PM at Houston Robertson StadiumHouston, TX W 29–24   14,650
November 26 2:00 PM UTEP Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX W 40–27   17,194
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

2006 Season[edit]

2006 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Conference USA West
2006 record 6–6 (4–4 CUSA)
Head coach Phil Bennett
Offensive coordinator Rusty Burns
Defensive coordinator Jim Gush
Home stadium Gerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
« 2005 2007 »
2006 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
Southern Miss x   6 2         9 5  
East Carolina   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
UCF   3 5         4 8  
UAB   2 6         3 9  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West
Houston x   7 1         10 4  
Rice   6 2         7 6  
Tulsa   5 3         8 5  
SMU   4 4         6 6  
UTEP   3 5         5 7  
Tulane   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Houston 34, Southern Miss 20
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll
Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 2 6:00 PM at #25 Texas Tech* Jones AT&T StadiumLubbock, TX L 3–35   50,362
September 9 6:00 PM at North Texas* Fouts FieldDenton, TX (Safeway Bowl) L 6–24   25,231
September 16 7:00 PM Sam Houston State* Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX W 45–14   17,421
September 23 7:00 PM Arkansas State* Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX W 55–9   12,979
September 30 6:30 PM at Tulane Louisiana SuperdomeNew Orleans, LA CSTV W 33–28   21,565
October 7 8:05 PM at UTEP Sun Bowl StadiumEl Paso, TX L 21–24   41,258
October 14 2:00 PM Marshall Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX W 31–21   14,032
October 21 2:00 PM at East Carolina Dowdy–Ficklen StadiumGreenville, NC L 21–38   34,141
October 31 6:30 PM UAB Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX ESPN2 W 22–9   13,125
November 11 2:00 PM Houstondagger Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX L 27–37   20,350
November 18 2:00 PM Tulsa Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX W 34–24   14,658
November 25 2:00 PM at Rice Rice StadiumHouston, TX (Battle for the Mayor's Cup) L 27–31   12,867
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

2007 Season[edit]

2007 SMU Mustangs football
Conference Conference USA West
2007 record 1–11 (0–8 CUSA)
Head coach Phil Bennett
Offensive coordinator Rusty Burns
Defensive coordinator Jim Gush
Home stadium Gerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
« 2006 2008 »
2007 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East
UCF x   7 1         10 4  
East Carolina   6 2         8 5  
Memphis   6 2         7 6  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   3 5         3 9  
UAB   1 7         2 10  
West
Tulsa xy   6 2         10 4  
Houston x   6 2         8 5  
Tulane   3 5         4 8  
Rice   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   2 6         4 8  
SMU   0 8         1 11  
Championship: UCF 44, Tulsa 25
† – Conference champion
x – Division champion/co-champions
y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll
Date Time Opponent Site TV Result Attendance
September 3 3:00 PM Texas Tech* Gerald J. Ford StadiumUniversity Park, TX ESPN L 9–49   26,969
September 8 7:00 PM North Texas* Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX (Safeway Bowl) W 45–31   20,517
September 15 6:00 PM at Arkansas State* ASU StadiumJonesboro, AR KTXA L 28–45   17,465
September 22 7:30 PM at TCU* Amon G. Carter StadiumFort Worth, TX (Battle for the Iron Skillet) CSTV L 7–21   31,511
September 29 3:30 PM UTEP Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX CSTV L 45–48 OT  16,464
October 13 6:30 PM at Southern Miss M. M. Roberts StadiumHattiesburg, MS CSTV L 7–28   31,253
October 20 7:00 PM Tulane Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX FSN L 34–41 OT  14,901
October 27 2:00 PM at Tulsa Chapman StadiumTulsa, OK KTXA L 23–29   18,853
November 4 7:00 PM at Houston Robertson StadiumHouston, TX ESPN L 28–38   22,774
November 10 2:00 PM Ricedagger Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX (Battle for the Mayor's Cup) L 42–43   13,902
November 17 2:00 PM Central Florida Gerald J. Ford Stadium • University Park, TX L 20–49   10,271
November 24 1:00 PM at Memphis Liberty Bowl Memorial StadiumMemphis, TN KTXA L 52–55   20,184
*Non-conference game. daggerHomecoming. #Rankings from AP Poll. All times are in Central Time.

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