1990 SMU Mustangs football team

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1990 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1990 record1–10 (0–8 SWC)
Head coachForrest Gregg (2nd season)
Home stadiumOwnby Stadium (c. 23,783)
Seasons
← 1989
1991 →
1990 Southwest Conference football standings
Conf     Overall
Team W   L   T     W   L   T
No. 12 Texas $ 8 0 0     10 2 0
No. 10 Houston 7 1 0     10 1 0
No. 15 Texas A&M 5 2 1     9 3 1
Baylor 5 2 1     6 4 1
Rice 3 5 0     5 6 0
TCU 3 5 0     5 6 0
Texas Tech 3 5 0     4 7 0
Arkansas 1 7 0     3 8 0
SMU 0 8 0     1 10 0
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

The 1990 Southern Methodist University Mustangs football team represented the Southern Methodist University in the 1990 college football season. SMU opened with a 44-7 win over Vanderbilt, but struggled the remainder of the season still recovering from the Death penalty. The Mustangs offense scored 197 points while the defense allowed 426 points. Forrest Gregg, who was retiring after the season, was carried off the field following a loss to Arkansas in the final game.[1]

Schedule[edit]

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
1990-09-08Vanderbilt*W 44–718,700
1990-09-15at Tulane*L 7–4320,434
1990-09-29Texas Christian
  • Ownby Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 21–4220,100
1990-10-06at North Texas*L 7–1422,750
1990-10-13at BaylorL 17–5230,134
1990-10-20No. 9 Houston
  • Ownby Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 17–4423,250
1990-10-27at No. 13 TexasL 3–5265,128
1990-11-03Texas A&M
  • Ownby Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 17–3823,783
1990-11-10at RiceL 28–3017,900
1990-11-17at Texas TechL 7–6231,355
1990-11-24Arkansas
  • Ownby Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 29–4217,100
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Archived copy" (PDF). Archived from the original (PDF) on 2015-12-08. Retrieved 2012-07-24.CS1 maint: Archived copy as title (link)