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SMU Sets 2012 Football Schedule

Seven Home Games Highlight Schedule

January 26, 2012

DALLAS (SMU) — On the heels of its third straight bowl appearance, SMU is announcing its 2012 football schedule.

SMU Mustangs Football HelmetThe slate is highlighted by seven games on the SMU campus including matchups against Texas A&M and TCU, C-USA West rivals Houston and Tulsa and 2011 C-USA Champion Southern Miss.

SMU opens the 2012 season with a road trip to Waco to face Baylor on Sept. 1 before returning to Dallas for its home opener on Sept. 8 versus Stephen F. Austin.

Former Southwest Conference rival Texas A&M visits Ford Stadium on Sept. 15 and the Battle For The Iron Skillet will take place at Ford two weeks later as TCU travels to Dallas for a Sept. 29 meeting.

The Mustangs will open C-USA play at UTEP on Oct. 6 before finally leaving the Lone Star State on Oct. 13 when they head to New Orleans to battle Tulane.

Houston and Memphis come to the Hilltop on back-to-back weekends on Oct. 20 and Oct 27, respectively, before SMU heads to Florida to face UCF on Nov. 3.

Defending C-USA Champion Southern Miss travels to Ford Stadium for a Nov. 10 meeting and SMU then heads to Space City to tackle Rice on Nov. 17. Senior Day is set for Nov. 24 when Tulsa comes to SMU for the regular-season finale.

The C-USA Championship game will then be played on Dec. 1.

Kickoff times will be set at a later date and game dates are subject to change for television.

For Mustang ticket information, call the Athletics Department Ticket Office at (214) SMU-GAME (768-4263).

SMU 2012 Football Schedult

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