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Dallas fans are catching SMU fever


The following is from the May 24, 2010, edition of ESPN.

May 27, 2010

By Graham Watson

SMU's 8-5 season a year ago has given its fanbase a sense of optimism it hasn't had in more than three decades.

The Mustangs completed their first winning season since 1997 and their first eight-win season since winning 10 games in 1984. Last year also was the Mustangs' first bowl berth since ’84, which has much of the fanbase wondering how far this team can go under third-year head coach June Jones?

So great is the enthusiasm for this team that for the first time since the stadium was built in 2000 -- and probably the first time since the Pony Express took the field in the early 80s -- SMU has sold out all of its premium seating for the 2010 season.

That’s right. All 29 suites and 731 club seats in Gerald J. Ford Stadium are gone for the entire year.

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