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Eric Dickerson

  • Blogs

    May 23, 2012

    SMU Legend Eric Dickerson Joins the Latest Concussion Lawsuit Against NFL

    Eric Dickerson, the Pro Football Hall of Fame running back and better half of SMU's Pony Express, has joined the growing list of former NFL players suing the league for failing to protect athletes from permanent neurological damage stemming from brain trauma. Dickerson, along with 14 other players ... More >>

  • Blogs

    November 2, 2011

    SMU Alum Has Idea for Boosting Student Attendence at Games: No More Tailgating!

    FlickrThe Alumni Guy is watching you student section, and he doesn't like what he sees. ​SMU is inching closer to admission into one of college football's hallowed BCS conferences, which will mark the latest milestone on what the school and its alumni hope is the road back to football relevanc ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 12, 2011

    The Director of Pony Excess Comes Full Circle With New Promo For SMU Football

    Speaking of great eyes ...Surely you've seen the ESPN 30 on 30 offering Pony Excess, about SMU receiving the NCAA's death penalty in 1987. If not, you must. It was directed by Thaddeus Matula, a Jesuit alum -- who, as it so happens, is also responsible for this short SMU football promo I just stumbl ... More >>

  • News

    July 7, 2011

    For SMU Football, Adrian Klemm's L.A. Story is Paying Off (But Not Like That)

    And a little movie about the Mustangs' downfall isn't hurting either.

  • Blogs

    December 16, 2010

    SMU Cheerleader > Texas A&M Cadet

    My favorite part of the informative, entertaining "Pony Excess" ESPN documentary over the weekend was being reminded of the classic scene that unfolded at Texas A&M's Kyle Field on October 31, 1981. Led by Eric Dickerson and Craig James, the 5th-ranked Mustangs trounced a mediocre Aggies ... More >>

  • Blogs

    December 10, 2010

    These Clips From ESPN's SMU Doc Should Be Enough To Get You to Watch Pony Excess

    When Patrick recounted his trip to the Lakewood last week for that sneak preview of Thaddeus Matula's Pony Excess, the 30th of ESPN's 30 for 30 docs, he also posted the trailer for the film about the events leading to SMU's receiving the NCAA's death penalty on February 25, 1987. Since then ESPN has ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 4, 2010

    Emmitt Smith: The Best? Or Simply the Most?

    ​It's a no-brainer that Dallas Cowboys running back Emmitt Smith will get voted into the Pro Football Hall of Fame this weekend at Super Bowl XLIV in Miami. The question is, will he enter Canton as the NFL's all-time best running back or simply the running back with the most yards? Hall of Fa ... More >>

  • Blogs

    August 25, 2009

    Dallas' Fantasy Roster

    No. 12 in your football program ... No. 12 on our fantasy roster.​When I say No. 22, who comes to mind? Do you immediately think of the Dallas Cowboys' all-time best runner? Or their all-time best rusher? Or perhaps instead the second-leading all-time scorer in the history of the Dallas Mav ... More >>

  • Blogs

    February 23, 2009

    Emmitt Smith the Broadcaster: Rest In Peas

    Look, nobody's perfect. Just last weekend on 105.3 The Fan my radio sidekick Mike Ogulnick referred to a huge crowd as a "thong of fans" and I invented a new word: "Necessarillarily"? But as of today we'll no longer be treated to the malaprops and misspeaks of Emmitt Smith, whose contract isn't bein ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 8, 2008

    SMU To Finally Retire "Dandy" Don Meredith's No. 17

    In real football news -- pretty sure SMU qualifies -- the Mustangs today announced that come October 18, Don Meredith would be accorded the same honor given the likes of Doak Walker, Eric Dickerson, Lamar Hunt, Raymond Berry and Forrest Gregg. During the SMU-Houston game, the university at which Dan ... More >>

  • News

    September 18, 2008

    The Great Digit Debate

    Just which local players have earned the right to be eternally identified with their uniform numbers?

  • Blogs

    August 1, 2008

    Pony Express to Ride Again, If Only For Charity Auction This Month

    Eric Dickerson, whose e-mail address still contains the word "ponyexpress," no kidding. If nothing else, SMU's trying awful hard to get the old ponies back into the stable after what's felt like centuries of losing records. A month ago, the school announced that for the upcoming football season, Jun ... More >>

  • Blogs

    May 27, 2008

    Here’s To You, SM-Who?

    David Stanley When you think Penn State football, it’s Joe Paterno. Texas? Gotta go with Earl Campbell. Boise State? Blue astroturf. Boston College? Doug Flutie’s Hail Mary in the Orange Bowl. SMU? Hmmm. Can I phone a friend? In a confusing-yet-intriguing promo, CBS College Sports ... More >>

  • Blogs

    April 7, 2008

    June in April: Catching Up With the New SMU Head Coach

    June Jones The Honolulu Star-Bulletin hired college ball writer Mark Wangrin to spend a few days with SMU football head coach June Jones -- to see how, ya know, he was digging life on the mainland. Turned into a two-part piece that started yesterday and ends today. Probably the most interesting item ... More >>

  • News

    February 14, 2008

    Steve Orsini Has SMU Buying Into Big-Time Sports

    SMU's AD is crazy enough and savvy enough to produce happiness on the Hilltop

  • Blogs

    February 13, 2008

    Three Dots and a Cloud Of Dust …

    Eric Dickerson's mentioned somewhere in this item, and in a nice way. Hard to top last week, when we said goodbye to two assholes (Bill Belichick and Bobby Knight) and hello to a hero (Nolan Ryan). Today, however, could be just as delicious as sports climbs atop Capitol Hill. NFL commish Roger Goode ... More >>

  • News

    January 10, 2008

    Cotton Bowl: Goodbye, Dallas. Hello, Palace.

    Like it or not, relocation is the right Cotton-pickin' decision.

  • Blogs

    January 8, 2008

    SMU and June Jones: They're Both Back From the Dead

    The real question is, what will June Jones do with his no doubt estimable collection of Hawaiian shirts? New SMU coach June Jones is the 15th highest-paid coach in college football. Fifteenth. Let that sink in for a second. At five years and $10 million, the Mustangs are paying for -- and actually e ... More >>

  • News

    November 1, 2007
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    October 8, 2007
  • News

    March 8, 2007

    Prince Peruna

    Knocked off his high horse, Matt Doherty tries to whip SMU back into the race

  • News

    September 25, 2003

    Friday Night Lite

    Far away from big cities, big stadiums and big offensive lines, six-man football keeps the game pure

  • News

    September 26, 2002

    Oopsie

    It's not easy selecting the Best of Dallas

  • Culture

    August 10, 2000

    Spiel of Dreams

    SMU brags about its new stadium, but coach Mike Cavan knows it won't make fans pay to see a loser

  • Culture

    July 27, 1995

    The Cowboy nobody knows

    David Lang gets ready to sit in Emmitt's shadow

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