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Status Report: How is SMU's recruiting class shaping up with two weeks left before National Signing Day?

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The following is from the January 20, 2011, edition of The Dallas Morning News.

January 21, 2011

By Jon Machota
Special Contributor

Earning consecutive bowl appearances is one way of understanding June Jones’ success at SMU. Tracking his recent recruiting class is another.

Rivals.com ranks its Top 50 team recruiting classes each year. The site has archived those rankings dating back to 2002.

The Mustangs have never cracked one of those lists.

But this year that streak appears to be coming to an end.

As of Jan. 17, Rivals had SMU ranked at No. 42, ahead of programs like Penn State, Kansas, Missouri, Georgia Tech, Illinois and Boise State.

And Rivals was not alone.

Scout.com had SMU tied with Rutgers at No. 44.

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