So now what do we do with all these Justin Willis schedules?Almost a year ago to the day I wrote this column about the spiraling, once-promising career of SMU quarterback Justin Willis. I'm told that when Willis - who last season was moved to receiver by head coach June Jones - found out t ... More >>
Run 'n Shootin' the wad? SMU’s June Jones era starts tonight in Houston. New uniforms (back to the white helmets of the Pony Express). New quarterback (Katy freshman Bo Levi Mitchell is in and two-year starter and record-setter Justin Willis is kaput.) New results?
Quarterback Justin Willis rides a rocky road at SMU that detours into a demotion
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 >>
SMU may get rid of Phil Bennett, but it's likely to extend a two-year deal to his mustache. Unfortunately for SMU, notsamuch. But almost. The Mustangs came within four points of a remarkable resurrection this season, but their 31-27 loss at Rice Saturday afternoon dropped them to 6-6 and off the ... More >>
While former Dallas-area quarterbacks are leading ranked teams to record performances, SMU's Justin Willis is suffering through life on the Hilltop. Willis, the former standout at Denton Ryan High School, threw for a paltry 112 yards and was benched during Saturday's abysmal 24-6 loss to North Texas ... More >>