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2016 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceAmerican Athletic Conference
DivisionWest Division
2016 record5–7 (3–5 The American)
Head coachChad Morris (2nd season)
Offensive coordinatorJoe Craddock (2nd season)
Offensive schemePower Spread
Defensive coordinatorVan Malone (2nd season)
Base defense4–2–5
Home stadiumGerald J. Ford Stadium
(Capacity: 32,000)
Seasons
← 2015
2017 →

Template:2016 American Athletic Conference football standings The 2016 SMU Mustangs football team represented Southern Methodist University in the 2016 NCAA Division I FBS football season. The Mustangs played their home games at Gerald J. Ford Stadium in University Park, Texas, and competed in the West Division of American Athletic Conference (AAC). They were led by second-year head coach Chad Morris. They finished the season 5–7, 3–5 in American Athletic play to finish in fifth place in the West Division.

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 36:00 p.m.at North Texas*ASNW 34–2124,718
September 102:30 p.m.at No. 23 Baylor*FS1L 13–4045,499
September 176:00 p.m.Liberty*ESPN3W 29–1422,127
September 237:00 p.m.TCU*
ESPNL 3–3330,987
October 111:00 a.m.at TempleESPNewsL 20–4522,401
October 77:00 p.m.at TulsaESPN2L 40–43 OT20,089
October 226:00 p.m.No. 11 Houston
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • Dallas, TX (Rivalry)
ESPN2W 38–1632,000
October 293:00 p.m.at TulaneESPNewsW 35–3125,780
November 53:00 p.m.Memphisdagger
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
ESPNewsL 7–5124,379
November 1211:00 a.m.at East CarolinaESPNewsW 55–3142,908
November 196:00 p.m.South Florida
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • Dallas, TX
CBSSNL 27–3518,417
November 262:30 p.m.Navy
ESPNUL 31–7521,283
  • *Non-conference game
  • daggerHomecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to game
  • All times are in Central time
Schedule Source:[1]

Game summariesEdit

at North TexasEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
29–5–1 2015 SMU, 31–13
SMU Mustangs vs North Texas Mean Green – Game summary [2]
1 2 3 4 Total
SMU 17 7 10 0

34

North Texas 0 14 0 7

21

at Apogee StadiumDenton, Texas

  • Date: September 3, 2016
  • Game time: 06:06 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 86 °F (30 °C) • Wind: 12 E • Weather: Clear
  • Game attendance: 24,718
  • Referee: Referee: Tracy Jones, *Umpire: Nick Pergine* Linesman: Lyndell Shelton* Line Judge: Colin Gaynor* Back Judge: Jim Downey* Field Judge: Jim Smith* Side Judge: Matt Waldron*
  • TV: ASN
Game information
First Quarter
  • SMU 13:01 Xavier Jones 49 yd run; Josh Williams XP Good (SMU 7–0)
  • SMU 05:46 Josh Williams 29 yd field goal (SMU 10–0)
  • SMU 00:23 Courtland Sutton 88 yd pass from Ben Hicks; Josh Williams XP Good (SMU 17–0)
Second Quarter
  • UNT 11:19 Thaddeous Thompson 7 yd pass from Alec Morris; Trevor Moore XP Good (SMU 17–7)
  • SMU 01:59 Courtland Sutton 46 yd pass from Matt Davis; Josh Williams XP Good (SMU 24–7)
  • UNT 00:38 Kelvin Smith 25 yd pass from Alec Morris; Trevor Moore XP Good (SMU 24-14)
Third Quarter
  • SMU 07:15 Coutland Sutton 4 yd pass from Matt Davis; Josh Williams XP Good (SMU 31-14)
  • SMU 00:57 Michael Armstrong 22 yd field goal (SMU 34-14)
Fourth Quarter
  • UNT 02:21 Jeffrey Wilson 11 yd run; Trevor Moore XP Good (SMU 34–21)
Top Passers
  • SMU – Matt Davis 8/17, 155 Yds, 2 TD
  • UNT – Alec Morris 24/39, 237 Yds, 2 TD
Top Rushers
  • SMU – Xavier Jones 11 attempts, 117 yards, 1 TD
  • UNT – Jeffrey Wilson 15 attempt, 88 yards, 1 TD
Top Receiving
  • SMU – Courtland Sutton 4 receptions, 162 yards, 3 TD
  • UNT – Willie Robinson 8 receptions, 73 yards
Top Tacklers
  • SMU – Justin Lawler 8 tackles
  • UNT – Kishawn McClain 8 tackles

at BaylorEdit

Overall record Last meeting Result
36–38–1 2015 BU, 56–21
SMU Mustangs vs Baylor Bears – Game summary [3]
1 2 3 4 Total
SMU 6 0 7 0

13

#23 Baylor 0 6 20 14

40

at McLane StadiumWaco, Texas

  • Date: September 10, 2016
  • Game time: 02:40 p.m. CDT
  • Game weather: Temperature: 85 °F (29 °C) • Wind: 12 N • Weather: Partly Cloudy
  • Game attendance: 45,499
  • Referee: Referee: C. Castleberry, *Umpire: Jim Adams* Linesman: Justin Gragg* Line Judge: Kelly Deterding* Back Judge: T. Castleberry* Field Judge: Scott Gaines* Side Judge: Anthony Fleming* Center Judge: Chris Tallent*
  • TV: FS1
Game information
First Quarter
  • SMU 09:12 Josh Williams 29 yd field goal (SMU 3–0)
  • SMU 03:39 Josh Williams 26 yd field goal (SMU 6–0)
Second Quarter
  • BU 13:51 Chris Callahan 35 yd field goal (SMU 6–3)
  • BU 01:15 Chris Callahan 38 yd field goal (tie 6–6)
Third Quarter
  • BU 12:02 Blake Lynch 31 yd pass from Seth Russell; Chris Callahan XP Good (BU 6-13)
  • BU 05:43 Seth Russell 19 yd run; Chris Callahan XP Good (BU 6-20)
  • BU 04:55 Orion Stewart 33 yd interception return; Chris Callahan XP failed (BU 6-26)
  • SMU 02:40 Courtland Sutton 20 yd pass from Ben Hicks; Josh Williams XP Good (BU 13-26)
Fourth Quarter
  • BU 13:45 KD Cannon 32 yd pass from Seth Russell; Chris Callahan XP Good (BU 13–33)
  • BU 04:16 JaMycal 4 yd run; Chris Callahan XP Good (BU 13-40)
Top Passers
  • SMU – Ben Hicks 17/44, 229 Yds, 1 TD
  • BU – Seth Russell 26/47, 261 Yds, 2 TD
Top Rushers
  • SMU – Xavier Jones 15 attempts, 93 yards
  • BU – T. Williams 19 attempt, 85 yards
Top Receiving
  • SMU – James Proche 7 receptions, 84 yards
  • BU – KD Cannon 10 receptions, 93 yards, 1 TD
Top Tacklers
  • SMU – Darrion Millines 10 tackles
  • BU – Patrick Levels 12 tackles

LibertyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Flames 7 0 7 0 14
Mustangs 10 3 6 10 29



Overall record Last meeting Result
First meeting

TCUEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Horned Frogs 3 3 14 13 33
Mustangs 3 0 0 0 3



Overall record Last meeting Result
40–48–7 2015 TCU, 56–37

at TempleEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 7 7 0 6 20
Owls 21 14 3 7 45



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–1–2 2015 TEM, 60–40

at TulsaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 14 6 7 10 40
Golden Hurricane 10 13 7 7 43



Overall record Last meeting Result
13–9 2015 TULSA, 40–31

HoustonEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
#11 Cougars 0 7 7 2 16
Mustangs 7 21 0 10 38



Overall record Last meeting Result
10–20–1 2015 UH, 49–28

at TulaneEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 14 7 0 14 35
Green Wave 7 3 14 7 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
9–13 2015 SMU, 49–21

MemphisEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Tigers 21 17 13 0 51
Mustangs 7 0 0 0 7



Overall record Last meeting Result
3–5 2015 MEM, 63–0

at East CarolinaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Mustangs 10 28 10 7 55
Pirates 7 17 0 7 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
2–4 2015 ECU, 49–23

South FloridaEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Bulls 14 7 7 7 35
Mustangs 7 7 10 3 27



Overall record Last meeting Result
1–2 2015 USF, 38–14

NavyEdit

1 2 3 4 Total
Midshipmen 14 14 28 19 75
Mustangs 7 17 0 7 31



Overall record Last meeting Result
7–10 2015 NAVY, 55–14

RosterEdit

2016 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 18 Carey, SamSam Carey Fr
QB 7 Colbert Jr., DarrelDarrel Colbert Jr. So
QB 4 Davis, MattMatt Davis Sr
QB 7 Gillins, D.J.D.J. Gillins Jr
QB 8 Hicks, BenBen Hicks 10px Fr
QB 13 Peavey, RafeRafe Peavey So
QB 12 Rock, CollinCollin Rock Fr
QB 17 Simpson, ConnorConnor Simpson So
RB 20 Carmouche, JordanJordan Carmouche Fr
RB 13 Freeman, Ke'MonKe'Mon Freeman Fr
RB 5 Jones, XavierXavier Jones So
RB 28 Paden, JosephJoseph Paden Sr
RB 25 Thomas, AphonsoAphonso Thomas Fr
RB 6 West, BraedenBraeden West So
WR 10 Benson, BrandonBrandon Benson Fr
WR 2 Castille, XavierXavier Castille So
WR 40 Dickman, DerekDerek Dickman Fr
WR 22 Gailliard, MyronMyron Gailliard 10px Fr
WR 15 Honey, AlexAlex Honey 10px Fr
WR 3 Proche, JamesJames Proche 10px Fr
WR 18 Quinn, TreyTrey Quinn Jr
WR 89 Rolfe, AustinAustin Rolfe Fr
WR 88 Shelmire, JoshuaJoshua Shelmire Fr
WR 16 Sutton, CourtlandCourtland Sutton Jr
WR 1 Thomas, KevinKevin Thomas So
WR 9 Walker, ShelbyShelby Walker Jr
TE 14 Becker, RyanRyan Becker Fr
TE 45 Dickman, DylanDylan Dickman Sr
TE 84 Gaines, JeremiahJeremiah Gaines Sr
TE 24 Kaufman, MitchellMitchell Kaufman So
TE 82 Rau, CoreyCorey Rau Fr
TE 11 Severt, JordanJordan Severt So
OL 56 Barton, HarrisonHarrison Barton Fr
OL 77 Bates, KeatonKeaton Bates 10px Fr
OL 71 Briggs, ChaunceyChauncey Briggs Sr
OL 63 Brown, EvanEvan Brown Jr
OL 72 Hyder, BraylonBraylon Hyder Jr
OL 67 McCarty, DanielDaniel McCarty Jr
OL 65 McNeil, MarcusMarcus McNeil 10px Fr
OL 68 Natour, NickNick Natour So
OL 79 Printz, RexRex Printz Jr
OL 57 Pursley, ChadChad Pursley So
OL 70 Smith, KadariusKadarius Smith Fr
OL 69 Todora, JacobJacob Todora Fr
OL 74 Webb, BraxtonBraxton Webb Fr
OL 64 Wilds, BryceBryce Wilds 10px Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DL 97 Ayeni, TerryTerry Ayeni Sr
DL 7 Badejo, MichaelMichael Badejo Fr
DL 94 Biggurs, ChrisChris Biggurs 10px Fr
DL 93 Gentry, MasonMason Gentry Jr
DL 98 Green, DeonDeon Green Sr
DL 96 Hall, RobertRobert Hall Fr
DL 23 Horton, NickNick Horton Sr
DL 72 Jones, PatrickPatrick Jones Fr
DL 99 Lawler, JustinJustin Lawler Jr
DL 90 Lynch, JalenJalen Lynch Fr
DL 66 McCormack, MylesMyles McCormack 10px Fr
DL 95 McLaurin, KenKen McLaurin Fr
DL 92 Minor, ZeltZelt Minor Sr
DL 34 Pruitt, JarvisJarvis Pruitt Sr
DL 39 Roberts, KeyferKeyfer Roberts So
DL 35 Scott, DelontaeDelontae Scott 10px Fr
DL 88 Thedford, HunterHunter Thedford 10px Fr
DL 91 Williams, J.T.J.T. Williams Jr
LB 46 Adams, AndrewAndrew Adams So
LB 13 Carlisle, BlakeBlake Carlisle Fr
LB 32 Cox, RCRC Cox So
LB 25 Duke, MylesMyles Duke Fr
LB 22 McNew, MattMatt McNew So
LB 49 Mitelhaus, CharlieCharlie Mitelhaus 10px Fr
LB 44 Mitchell, JacksonJackson Mitchell Sr
LB 11 Mitchell, KyranKyran Mitchell So
LB 48 Rhone, AnthonyAnthony Rhone Jr
LB 2 Spears, NoahNoah Spears Fr
LB 33 Ward, JordanJordan Ward Fr
LB 17 Williams, JordanJordan Williams 10px Fr
DB 31 Burton, RashaadRashaad Burton So
DB 8 Clemons, RodneyRodney Clemons 10px Fr
DB 28 Davis, ChristianChristian Davis Fr
DB 39 Freeman, BrentBrent Freeman Jr
DB 18 Jeanlys, WilliamWilliam Jeanlys So
DB 12 Johnson, KevinKevin Johnson 10px Fr
DB 3 Lancaster, CedricCedric Lancaster Jr
DB 41 Madison, BriceBrice Madison Fr
DB 29 Millines, DarrionDarrion Millines Sr
DB 42 Reyes III, RaulRaul Reyes III So
DB 9 Richardson, HoraceHorace Richardson Sr
DB 1 Sutton, EricEric Sutton Fr
DB 15 Wyatt, JordanJordan Wyatt So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
K 38 Armstrong, MichaelMichael Armstrong So
K 45 Moore, WillWill Moore Fr
K 5 Williams, JoshJosh Williams So
H 21 Touhy Jr., SeanSean Touhy Jr. Sr
P/K 43 Luster, DavisDavis Luster 10px Fr
P/K 33 Melvin, AlexAlex Melvin 10px Fr
P 47 Sackville, JamieJamie Sackville Fr
LS 53 Aventino, NicholasNicholas Aventino So
LS 56 Sehlinger, MichaelMichael Sehlinger 10px Fr
LS 54 Stotts, GarrettGarrett Stotts So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  • Cruz Roja.svg Injured
  • Redshirt.svg Redshirt

Roster

ReferencesEdit

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