And a little movie about the Mustangs' downfall isn't hurting either.
SMU wasn't ready to let fans storm the field. Are the Mustangs ready to bypass Memphis for Honolulu?As I write in this week's Dallas Observer column, SMU picked a bad year to have a good year. And now - on the verge of his school's first bowl bid in 25 years - Mustangs' head coach Jun ... More >>
Thought we'd see a lot -- and I mean a lot -- of this in 2008. Thought wrong. I’ll have much more on this in next week’s column in the dead-tree version of The Sportatorium, but it commands addressing right here and right about now. Justin Willis won’t be SMU’s starting quarterback n ... More >>
Wonder if SMU AD Steve Orsini has an extra $400k laying around. Just in case. SMU football coach June Jones is going back to Hawaii. Relax. It’s just so he can avoid re-paying his former employer a cool $400,000. The University of Hawaii thinks Jones owes it the cash – half his annual p ... More >>
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 >>
So why did June Jones leave Hawaii for SMU -- besides the money? Apparently, it had something to do with the carpet. Yesterday at his press conference, typically a colorless affair, Jones veered from tradition and dumped a bit on the school he just left when he was asked to compare facilities. "The ... More >>