The Battle of the Iron Skillet: The story behind the historic rivalry
On Saturday, September 24th at 11 a.m., SMU will face off against TCU at Gerald J. Ford Stadium.
It's that time of year again, Mustangs — Iron Skillet Week!
One of the longest-standing and most-heated college football rivalry matchups in Texas is upon us. Head Coach Rhett Lashlee leads the SMU Mustangs as they take on the TCU Horned Frogs on our home turf this Saturday, September 24th. The spirit and tradition runs deep, as students, alumni, families, faculty, staff and the surrounding community are all invited to the Boulevard for pre-game tailgating to cheer on the home team toward the next Iron Skillet victory. To get up to speed before the big game, brush up on a few highlights from this more-than-a-century-old rivalry!
The story behind this historic rivalry
In 2021, SMU and TCU played in their 100th matchup for the iron skillet. The Fort Worth Star-Telegram explains the history behind the game.
Program covers from previous games
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