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Mustangs Bowl Eligible After 45-24 Victory Over Tulane


The following is from the November 6, 2011, edition of The SMU Daily Campus.

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Coach June Jones talks about the Tulane game.
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November 7, 2011

By Nick Karageorge

This Saturday marked SMU's centennial homecoming, and the Mustang's celebrated a 45-24 conference win over the Tulane Green Wave at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.

The Mustangs (6-3, 4-2 in C-USA) snapped a two game losing streak and became bowl eligible with their sixth win of the season.

Tulane began the game with the ball and after driving down the field to the SMU 39-yard line SMU's Taylor Thompson forced a fumble upon sacking quarterback Ryan Griffin.

SMU recovered the fumble and changed the turnover into points when Zach Line rushed for a four-yard touchdown.

SMU's offense continued to put pressure on Tulane's defense throughout the first half. . .

SMU will host Navy next Saturday at 2:30 p.m. The game will be televised on Fox Sports Southwest..

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