SMU Mustangs football under Mike Cavan

Mike Cavan was the coach of the Southern Methodist University's football team from 1997 to 2001. He compiled a 22–34–0 record, and was succeeded by Phil Bennett.[1]

1999 Season

1999 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
1999 record4–6 (3–3 WAC)
Head coachMike Cavan
Home stadiumCotton Bowl (c. 68,252)
1999 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Hawaii +   5 2         9 4  
TCU +   5 2         8 4  
Fresno State +   5 2         8 5  
Rice   4 3         5 6  
SMU   3 3         4 6  
UTEP   3 4         5 7  
San Jose State   1 5         3 7  
Tulsa   1 6         2 9  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 47:00 PMArkansas*PPVL 0–2651,019
September 116:00 PMat Tulane*KLDTL 19–5320,097
September 252:00 PMHawaii
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas, TX
L 0–2015,131
October 21:00 PMat Kansas*L 9–2724,700
October 98:05 PMat UTEPKLDTL 28–4238,257
October 146:00 PMFresno State
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas, TX
FSNW 24–148,211
October 302:00 PMRicedagger
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas, TX
W 27–216,272
November 132:00 PMCal State-Northridge
  • Cotton Bowl
  • Dallas, TX
W 58–167,494
November 202:00 PMat TulsaW 28–1414,199
November 262:00 PMat TCUFSNL 0–2125,725

Roster

1999 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
C 70 Austin Adami Sr
RB 24 Kris Briggs Fr
QB 7 Kelan Luker Fr
QB 15 Josh McCown So
RB 46 Jeff Pennington Sr
RB 28 Rodnick Phillips Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 11 Kevin Aldridge So
CB 1 Kevin Garrett So
S 22 Shane O'Neill So
DT 95 Chris Post So
LB 42 Billy Jack Williams Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster
Last update: 1999-08-31

2000 Season

2000 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
2000 record3–9 (2–6 WAC)
Head coachMike Cavan
Home stadiumGerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
2000 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 21 TCU +   7 1         10 2  
UTEP +   7 1         8 4  
Fresno State   6 2         7 5  
San Jose State   5 3         7 5  
Tulsa   4 4         5 7  
Rice   2 6         3 8  
Hawaii   2 6         3 9  
SMU   2 6         3 9  
Nevada   1 7         2 10  
  • + – Conference co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

Schedule

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 26:00 PMKansas*W 31–1732,267
September 98:05 PMat UTEPKSTRL 20–3731,483
September 166:00 PMat NC State*L 0–4150,034
September 236:00 PMTulane*
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, TX
L 17–2926,375
September 307:00 PMat Houston*L 15–1717,496
October 76:00 PMSan Jose State
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, TX
L 10–3516,821
October 1411:05 PMat HawaiiKSTRL 15–3036,635
October 2811:00 AMNevadadagger
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, TX
W 21–714,747
November 42:00 PMat RiceL 14–4311,418
November 116:00 PMTulsa
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, TX
KSTRW 24–2014,127
November 186:00 PMat Fresno StateKSTRL 7–1440,184
November 247:30 PMNo. 13 TCU
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, TX
L 7–6226,551
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

Roster

2000 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 24 Kris Briggs So
WR 21 Chris Cunningham So
WR 17 Billy Ford So
WR 5 Johnnie Freeman So
TE 86 John Hampton So
T 75 Sterling Harris Fr
WR 82 Jim Kreimborg Jr
T 77 Aaron Ladd Sr
QB 7 Kelan Luker So
G 74 James McCarthy Jr
QB 15 Josh McCown Jr
C 52 Rich Nichols Sr
TE 84 Steve O’Neill Sr
T 67 Joey Slaten Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 11 Kevin Aldridge Jr
DT 92 Lute Croy So
CB 1 Kevin Garrett So
LB 35 D. D. Lee Fr
S 22 Shane O'Neill So
CB 39 James Orr Fr
DT 95 Chris Post Jr
LB 53 Corey Riley Jr
LB 57 James Robinson Jr
LB 42 Billy Jack Williams So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster
Last update: 2000-08-17

2001 Season

Schedule

2001 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
2001 record4–7 (4–4 WAC)
Head coachMike Cavan
Home stadiumGerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
2001 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
Louisiana Tech $   7 1         7 5  
Fresno State   6 2         11 3  
Boise State   6 2         8 4  
Hawaii   5 3         9 3  
Rice   5 3         8 4  
SMU   4 4         4 7  
Nevada   3 5         3 8  
San Jose State   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   1 7         2 9  
Tulsa   0 8         1 10  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll
DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 17:00 PMvs. Louisiana TechL 6–3622,505
September 86:00 PMTCU*L 10–3824,122
September 225:30 PMNC State*
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, TX
FSNL 17–2619,522
October 611:00 AMHawaii
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, TX
FSNL 31–38 OT12,082
October 134:00 PMat San Jose StateW 24–178,329
October 272:00 PMUTEP
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, TX
W 40–1417,037
November 32:00 PMat NevadaL 14–3513,858
November 102:00 PMFresno State
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, TX
L 13–3816,731
November 171:30 PMat TulsaFSNW 24–1418,112
November 242:00 PMRice
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, TX
W 37–2014,820
December 112:30 PMat North Carolina*L 10–1945,500

Roster

2001 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 24 Kris Briggs Jr
WR 21 Chris Cunningham Jr
G 64 Scott Dale Fr
WR 17 Billy Ford Jr
WR 5 Johnnie Freeman Jr
TE 86 John Hampton Jr
T 75 Sterling Harris So
QB 7 Kelan Luker Jr
RB 32 Keylon Kincade So
WR 82 Ryan Wannemacher Redshirt.svg Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 11 Kevin Aldridge Sr
DE 9 Khalid Beard Jr
DT 50 Warrie Birdwell Jr
LB 46 Brian Bischoff So
DT 98 John David Blagg So
CB 1 Kevin Garrett Jr
S 22 Shane O'Neill Jr
CB 39 James Orr Jr
DT 95 Chris Post Sr
S 8 Leroy Price So
LB 42 Billy Jack Williams Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 16 Adam Walterscheid Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

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

Roster
Last update: 2001-12-21

References

  1. ^ http://www.collegefootballdatadvds.com/guides/smu2008.pdf
  • "2008 Football Media Guide" (PDF). SMU Athletic Department. p. 145.
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