The Cox-Lyle Red Zone Tailgate Experience

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Bigger and better than ever, the newly named "Cox-Lyle Red Zone" tailgate village will feature an expanded footprint and will be able to accommodate 1,500 people for each game.

SMU kicks off its home football slate at Ford Stadium on Friday, September 7th versus rival TCU and features home games against in state rivals Houston and Houston Baptist. Conference home games include Navy, Cincinnati and Memphis. For ticket and sponsorship information visit SMUMustangs.com.

Registration for the Cox-Lyle "Red Zone" is as Easy as 1-2-3

1:  Enter "Red Zone"

2:  Go to Cox or Lyle kiosks to get your wrist bands and name tags. We welcome Cox and Lyle alumni, students, parents, faculty/staff, and guests of our deans. To receive a wrist band which includes food/beer/wine, you must show your ID. There will be food-only wrist bands available. No wrist band necessary for water/soft drinks.

3:  Enjoy food, fun, fellowship, and football at our new Block Party Suites with wide screen TVs and great seating. Test your athletic skills with your classmates and friends with Bean Bag Toss! And, make yourself at home in the traditional courtyard under the tents and beautiful shade trees right on the Boulevard.

Registration and all “Red Zone” activities will begin 3 hours prior to kickoff. Kickoff times can change.  Please check this SMU Football link for all updates.

Cox-Lyle Red Zone Events

Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs. TCU

Date: Friday, September 7th 
Game Time: 7pm
RedZone: 4pm
Location: on Bishop Boulevard, between Boaz Hall and Crow Building

Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs. Navy

Date: Saturday, September 22nd
Time: TBA
Location: on Bishop Boulevard, between Boaz Hall and Crow Building

Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs. Houston Baptist

Date: Saturday, September 29th
Game Time: 6pm
RedZone: 3pm
Location: on Bishop Boulevard, between Boaz Hall and Crow Building

Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs. Cincinnati

Date: Saturday, October 27th
Time: TBA
Location: on Bishop Boulevard, between Boaz Hall and Crow Building

Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs. Houston

Date: Saturday, November 3rd
Time: TBA
Location: on Bishop Boulevard, between Boaz Hall and Crow Building

Cox-Lyle Red Zone "On the Boulevard"- SMU vs.Memphis

Date: Friday, November 16th
Game Time: 8 pm
RedZone: 5pm
Location: on Bishop Boulevard, between Boaz Hall and Crow Building