Photo courtesy of SMU athletics Prior to the start of the 2022 college football season, we're going to spotlight 24 SMU players as preseason award winners. At the end of the season, we'll reflect on each of the picks and see how we did. There are six categories: True Freshmen, Transfers, Unsung Heroes, Big Play Specialists, Most Improved, and MVPs. Each award will … [Read more...] about SMU Football Preseason Awards: Unsung Heroes
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Photo courtesy of SMU athletics On Thursday, SMU linebacker Jimmy Phillips Jr. made history. Phillips is the first college athlete to have ever completely executed an NIL deal. "For me it's an honor to say I was the first collegiate athlete ever to legally sign autographs and do it on Instagram Live," he said. We were able to ask Phillips about the historic event via … [Read more...] about SMU’s Jimmy Phillips Jr. Becomes First in NCAA History to to Execute NIL Deal
Photo courtesy of SMU athletics Coming into the 2020 season, no one was expecting Ulysses Bentley IV to be Co-Rookie of the Year in the American Athletic Conference. Yet, there he was, after leading the AAC in rushing yards. So, who are some potential breakout stars for the Mustangs in 2021? We have five on offense and five on defense to consider. In the second of a … [Read more...] about Potential Breakout Players for SMU Defense in 2021