SMU Mustangs football under Dave Smith

Dave Smith was the coach of the Southern Methodist University's football team from 1973 to 1975. He compiled a 16–15–2 record, and was succeeded by Ron Meyer.[1]

1973 season

1973 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1973 record6-4-1 (3–3-1 SWC)
Head coachDave Smith
Home stadiumCotton Bowl (c. 72,032)
Texas Stadium (c. 65,000)

Schedule

DateOpponentRankSiteResultAttendance
1973-09-15Santa Clara*W 49-713,997
1973-09-22at Oregon State*W 35-1626,189
1973-09-29Virginia Tech*
  • Texas Stadium
  • Irving, Texas
W 37-613,683
1973-10-06No. 15 MissouriNo. 19
  • Texas Stadium
  • Irving, Texas
L 7-1719,675
1973-10-20at RiceW 27-1625,000
1973-10-27at No. 18 Texas TechL 14-3145,098
1973-11-03No. 20 TexasL 14-4235,096
1973-11-10at Texas A&ML 10-4537,180
1973-11-17Arkansas
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
T 7-718,712
1973-11-24at BaylorW 38-2223,000
1973-12-01Texas Christian
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
W 21-1918,572
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

1973 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 32 Brian Duncan Jr
WR 15 Kenny Harrison So
WR 80 Freeman Johns So
RB 25 Wayne Morris So
TE 88 Oscar Roan Jr
G 65 Henry Sheppard So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 72 Louie Kelcher Jr
LB 59 Ted Thompson Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

1974 Season

1974 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1974 record6-4-1 (3–3-1 SWC)
Head coachDave Smith
Home stadiumCotton Bowl (c. 72,032)

Schedule

DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
1974-09-14vs. North Texas State*W 7-627,183
1974-09-21Virginia Tech*W 28-2513,767
1974-09-28at No. 1 Ohio State*L 9-2887,487
1974-10-05Oregon State*
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
W 37-3016,958
1974-10-12at Texas ChristianW 33-1316,492
1974-10-19Rice
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
W 19-1416,184
1974-10-26No. 11 Texas Tech
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
L 17-2032,505
1974-11-02at No. 12 TexasL 15-3558,500
1974-11-09No. 5 Texas A&M
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
W 18-1444,463
1974-11-16at ArkansasT 24-2446,300
1974-11-23Baylor
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
L 14-3140,000
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

1974 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 32 Brian Duncan Sr
WR 15 Kenny Harrison Jr
WR 80 Freeman Johns Jr
RB 25 Wayne Morris Jr
TE 88 Oscar Roan Sr
G 65 Henry Sheppard Jr
QB 12 Ricky Wesson So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 72 Louie Kelcher Sr
LB 59 Ted Thompson Sr
S 40 Arthur Whittington Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

1975 Season

1975 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceSouthwest Conference
1975 record4-7 (2–5 SWC)
Head coachDave Smith
Home stadiumCotton Bowl (c. 72,032)
DateOpponentSiteResultAttendance
1975-09-06at Wake Forest*W 14-713,400
1975-09-13at No. 19 Florida*L 14-4055,472
1975-09-27at Houston*W 27-1628,713
1975-10-04No. 11 West VirginiaL 22-2827,665
1975-12-10Texas Christian
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
W 28-1315,883
1975-10-18at RiceL 17-2818,000
1975-10-25at Texas TechL 20-3736,020
1975-11-01No. 8 Texas
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
L 22-3035,010
1975-11-08at No. 4 Texas A&ML 3-3649,809
1975-11-15Arkansas
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas
L 7-3521,880
1975-11-22at BaylorW 34-3127,300
  • *Non-conference game
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

Roster

1975 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 15 Kenny Harrison Sr
WR 80 Freeman Johns Sr
RB 25 Wayne Morris Sr
G 65 Henry Sheppard Sr
QB 12 Ricky Wesson Jr
SR 81 Gene Ratliff Fr
S 40 Arthur Whittington So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Injured Injured
  • Redshirt Redshirt

References

  1. ^ http://www.collegefootballdatadvds.com/guides/smu2008.pdf
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