List of SMU Mustangs football seasons

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The SMU Mustangs are an intercollegiate football team representing Southern Methodist University (SMU) in the Division I Football Bowl Subdivision (FBS) of the National Collegiate Athletic Association (NCAA). Since the 2013 college football season, the Mustangs compete in the American Athletic Conference. SMU began playing football in 1915 and has played their home games since 1999 at Gerald J. Ford Stadium on the SMU campus in University Park, Texas, an enclave of Dallas.[1]

Key[edit]

Key
* National championship
# Conference Coach of the Year
Conference championship
Division championship
Conference championship game
^ Bowl game berth
T Shared standing

Seasons[edit]

List of SMU Mustangs football seasons
Season Team Head coach Conference Division Regular season results Championship and postseason results Final ranking
Conference Overall AP Coaches'
Finish Win Loss Tie Win Loss Tie
1915 1915 Ray Morrison TIAA 6th 0 1 2 5
1916 1916 Ray Morrison TIAA 6th 0 5 0 8 2
1917 1917 J. Burton Rix TIAA 5th 0 1 1 3 2 3
1918 1918 J. Burton Rix SWC T–5th 1 2 4 2
1919 1919 J. Burton Rix SWC 6th 0 2 1 5 4 1
1920 1920 J. Burton Rix SWC 8th 0 4 1 3 5 2
1921 1921 J. Burton Rix, W.A. Cunningham, & Victor Kelly SWC 7th 0 4 1 6 1
1922 1922 Ray Morrison & Ewing Y. Freeland SWC T–3rd 2 2 6 3 1
1923 1923 Ray Morrison & Ewing Y. Freeland SWC 1st 5 0 9 0 Southwest Conference Champions
1924 1924 Ray Morrison SWC 2nd 2 0 4 5 1 4 Lost Dixie Classic vs. West Virginia Wesleyan Bobcats, 7–9^
1925 1925 Ray Morrison SWC 4th 1 1 2 5 2 2
1926 1926 Ray Morrison SWC 1st 5 0 8 0 1 Southwest Conference Champions
1927 1927 Ray Morrison SWC 2nd 4 1 7 2
1928 1928 Ray Morrison SWC 5th 2 2 1 6 3 1
1929 1929 Ray Morrison SWC 2nd 3 0 2 6 0 4
1930 1930 Ray Morrison SWC T–4th 2 2 1 6 3 1
1931 1931 Ray Morrison SWC 1st 5 0 1 9 0 1 Southwest Conference Champions
1932 1932 Ray Morrison SWC T–5th 1 4 1 3 7 2
1933 1933 Ray Morrison SWC 6th 2 4 4 7 1
1934 1934 Ray Morrison SWC 3rd 3 2 1 8 2 2
1935 1935* Matty Bell SWC 1st 6 0 12 1 Dickinson System National Champions*
Southwest Conference Champions
Lost Rose Bowl vs. Stanford Indians, 0–7^
1936 1936 Matty Bell SWC 5th 2 3 1 5 4 1
1937 1937 Matty Bell SWC 2nd 2 4 5 6
1938 1938 Matty Bell SWC 2nd 4 2 6 4
1939 1939 Matty Bell SWC T–2nd 4 2 6 3 1
1940 1940 Matty Bell SWC T–1st 5 1 8 1 1 #16
1941 1941 Matty Bell SWC 5th 2 4 5 5
1942 1942 Jimmy Stewart SWC T–3rd 1 4 1 3 6 2
1943 1943 Jimmy Stewart SWC T–3rd 2 3 2 7
1944 1944 Jimmy Stewart SWC T–4th 2 3 5 5
1945 1945 Matty Bell SWC 2nd 4 2 5 6
1946 1946 Matty Bell SWC 5th 2 4 4 5 1
1947 1947 Matty Bell SWC 1st 5 0 1 9 0 2 Southwest Conference Champions #3
Tied Cotton Bowl Classic vs. Penn State Nittany Lions, 13–13^
1948 1948 Matty Bell SWC 1st 5 0 1 9 1 1 Southwest Conference Champions #10
Won Cotton Bowl Classic vs. Oregon Webfoots, 21–13^
1949 1949 Matty Bell SWC 4th 2 3 1 5 4 1
1950 1950 Rusty Russell SWC T–5th 2 4 6 4
1951 1951 Rusty Russell SWC 7th 1 4 1 3 6 1
1952 1952 Rusty Russell SWC 3rd 3 2 1 4 5 1
1953 1953 Woody Woodard SWC 4th 3 3 5 5
1954 1954 Woody Woodard SWC 2nd 4 1 1 6 3 1 #17
1955 1955 Woody Woodard SWC T–5th 2 4 4 6
1956 1956 Woody Woodard SWC 5th 2 4 4 6
1957 1957 Bill Meek SWC T–4th 3 3 4 5 1
1958 1958 Bill Meek SWC T–2nd 4 2 6 4 #18 #18
1959 1959 Bill Meek SWC 8th 2 3 1 5 4 1
1960 1960 Bill Meek SWC 8th 0 6 1 0 9 1
1961 1961 Bill Meek SWC 8th 1 5 1 2 7 1
1962 1962 Hayden Fry SWC 6th 2 5 4 7
1963 1963 Hayden Fry SWC T–6th 2 5 4 7 Lost Sun Bowl vs. Oregon Webfoots, 14–21^
1964 1964 Hayden Fry SWC 8th 0 7 1 9
1965 1965 Hayden Fry SWC 6th 3 4 4 5 1
1966 1966 Hayden Fry# SWC 1st 6 1 8 3 Southwest Conference Champions #10 #9
Lost Cotton Bowl Classic vs. Georgia Bulldogs, 9–24^
1967 1967 Hayden Fry SWC 6th 3 4 3 7
1968 1968 Hayden Fry SWC 3rd 5 2 8 3 Won Astro-Bluebonnet Bowl vs. Oklahoma Sooners, 28–27^ #14 #16
1969 1969 Hayden Fry SWC 5th 3 4 3 7
1970 1970 Hayden Fry SWC T–4th 3 4 5 6
1971 1971 Hayden Fry SWC 5th 3 4 4 7
1972 1972 Hayden Fry SWC T–2nd 4 3 7 4
1973 1973 Dave Smith SWC T–4th 3 3 1 6 4 1
1974 1974 Dave Smith SWC T–4th 3 3 1 6 4 1
1975 1975 Dave Smith SWC T–5th 2 5 4 7
1976 1976 Ron Meyer SWC T–7th 2 6 3 8
1977 1977 Ron Meyer SWC T–6th 3 5 4 7
1978 1978 Ron Meyer SWC T–6th 3 5 4 6 1
1979 1979 Ron Meyer SWC 6th 3 5 5 6
1980 1980 Ron Meyer SWC T–2nd 7 1 10 2 Lost Holiday Bowl vs. BYU Cougars, 45–46^ #20 #20
1981 1981* Ron Meyer# SWC 1st 7 1 10 1 NCF National Champions* #5 -
Southwest Conference Champions
1982 1982* Bobby Collins SWC 1st 7 0 1 11 0 1 Helms Poll National Champions* #2 #2
Southwest Conference Champions
Won Cotton Bowl Classic vs. Pittsburgh Panthers, 7–3^
1983 1983 Bobby Collins SWC 2nd 7 1 10 2 Lost Sun Bowl vs. Alabama Crimson Tide, 7–28^ #12 #11
1984 1984 Bobby Collins SWC T–1st 6 2 10 2 Southwest Conference Co-Champions #8 #8
Won Aloha Bowl vs. Notre Dame Fighting Irish, 27–20^
1985 1985 Bobby Collins SWC 5th 5 3 6 5
1986 1986 Bobby Collins SWC 5th 5 3 6 5
1987 NCAA Death Penalty
1988 NCAA Death Penalty
1989 1989 Forrest Gregg SWC 9th 0 8 2 9
1990 1990 Forrest Gregg SWC 9th 0 8 1 10
1991 1991 Tom Rossley SWC 9th 0 8 1 10
1992 1992 Tom Rossley# SWC T–6th 2 5 5 6
1993 1993 Tom Rossley SWC T–7th 1 5 1 2 7 2
1994 1994 Tom Rossley SWC 7th 0 6 1 1 9 1
1995 1995 Tom Rossley SWC 8th 0 7 1 10
1996 1996 Tom Rossley WAC Mountain 4th 4 4 5 6
1997 1997 Mike Cavan WAC Mountain T–2nd 5 3 6 5
1998 1998 Mike Cavan WAC Mountain 0[2] 1[2] 1[2] 1[2]
1999 1999 Mike Cavan WAC 5th 3 3 4 6
2000 2000 Mike Cavan WAC T–6th 2 6 3 9
2001 2001 Mike Cavan WAC 5th 4 3 4 7
2002 2002 Phil Bennett WAC T–6th 3 5 3 9
2003 2003 Phil Bennett WAC 10th 0 8 0 12
2004 2004 Phil Bennett WAC T–6th 3 5 3 8
2005 2005 Phil Bennett C-USA West 3rd 4 4 5 6
2006 2006 Phil Bennett C-USA West 4th 4 4 6 6
2007 2007 Phil Bennett C-USA West 6th 0 8 1 11
2008 2008 June Jones C-USA West 6th 0 8 1 11
2009 2009 June Jones C-USA West T–1st 6 2 8 5 Won Hawaiʻi Bowl vs. Nevada Wolf Pack, 45–10^
2010 2010 June Jones C-USA West T–1st 6 2 7 7 Lost C-USA Championship vs. UCF Knights, 7–17
Lost Armed Forces Bowl vs. Army Black Knights, 14–16^
2011 2011 June Jones C-USA West 3rd 5 3 8 5 Won BBVA Compass Bowl vs. Pittsburgh Panthers, 28–6^
2012 2012 June Jones C-USA West 2nd 5 3 7 6 Won Hawaiʻi Bowl vs. Fresno State Bulldogs, 43–10^
2013 2013 June Jones American 5th 4 4 5 7
2014 2014 June Jones (0–2)
Tom Mason (1–9)
American T–10th 1 7 1 11
2015 2015 Chad Morris American West 6th 1 7 2 10
2016 2016 Chad Morris American West 5th 3 5 5 7

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References[edit]

General
Specific
  1. ^ http://grfx.cstv.com/photos/schools/smu/sports/m-footbl/auto_pdf/2011-12/misc_non_event/m-footbl-factbook-11-complete.pdf
  2. ^ a b c d Due to NCAA sanctions, SMU had 4 regular season wins and 6 regular season losses vacated for the 1998 season. SMU's pre-sanctions record was 5–7 (4–4 WAC). The "official" record now is 1–1 (0-1 WAC).