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Phil Bennett was the coach of the Southern Methodist University's football team from 2002 to 2007. He compiled a 19–51–0 record, and was succeeded by June Jones.[1]

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2002 SeasonEdit

2002 SMU Mustangs football
 
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
2002 record3–9 (3–5 WAC)
Head coachPhil Bennett
Offensive coordinatorLarry Edmondson
Defensive coordinatorJim Gush
Home stadiumGerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
← 2001
2003 →
2002 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 15 Boise State $   8 0         12 1  
Hawaii   7 1         10 4  
Fresno State   6 2         9 5  
San Jose State   4 4         6 7  
Nevada   4 4         5 7  
Rice   3 5         4 7  
Louisiana Tech   3 5         4 8  
SMU   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   1 7         2 10  
Tulsa   1 7         1 11  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 317:00 PMNavy*L 7–3825,744
September 77:00 PMTexas Tech*
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 14–2432,000
September 146:00 PMat TCU*L 6–1730,621
September 216:00 PMat Oklahoma State*L 16–5241,190
September 2810:05 PMat HawaiiL 10–4236,096
October 52:00 PMSan Jose State
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 23–3413,016
October 129:30 PMat Fresno StateFSNL 7–3041,031
October 192:00 PMLouisiana Tech 
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
W 37–3414,836
October 262:00 PMat RiceL 15–2710,845
November 22:00 PMNevada
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 6–2411,832
November 164:05 PMat UTEPW 42–3521,765
November 232:00 PMTulsa
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
W 24–2112,324
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming

RosterEdit

2002 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
RB 2 ShanDerrick Charles So
WR 5 Johnnie Freeman Sr
WR 7 Daniel Francis Fr
QB 11 Tate Wallis Fr
QB 13 Richard Bartel Fr
WR 15 Jay Taylor So
WR 17 Billy Ford Sr
RB 20 Derron Brown So
RB 24 Kris Briggs Sr
WR 25 Cody Cardwell Sr
RB 32 Keylon Kincade Jr
TE 49 Trent Hrncir Jr
OL 63 Grant Eidson Fr
T 75 Sterling Harris Jr
T 76 Judson Davis Sr
WR 81 Cedric Vison Fr
TE 86 John Hampton Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
CB 1 Kevin Garrett Sr
S 8 Leroy Price Jr
DE 9 Khalid Beard Sr
DB 12 Charles Akinyemi So
DT 14 Allan Adami Jr
DB 26 Rolando Humphrey Fr
SS 27 Alvin Nnabuife So
S 29 Brent Briggs Sr
DE 30 Don Ieremia-Stansbury Fr
LB 35 D. D. Lee So
LB 38 D. D. Johnson Sr
CB 39 James Orr Sr
LB 42 Billy Jack Williams Sr
LB 45 Jarrian James Jr
LB 46 Brian Bischoff Jr
DT 92 Lute Croy Sr
DT 93 Brent Karrington Fr
DE 95 Brad Bean Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 41 Ryan Mentzel Fr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2002-10-05

Team players drafted into the NFLEdit

Player Position Round Pick NFL Club
Kevin Garrett Defensive Back 5 172 St. Louis Rams

2003 SeasonEdit

2003 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
2003 record0–12 (0–8 WAC)
Head coachPhil Bennett
Offensive coordinatorLarry Edmondson
Defensive coordinatorJim Gush
Home stadiumGerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
← 2002
2004 →
2003 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 16 Boise State $   8 0         13 1  
Fresno State   6 2         9 5  
Tulsa   5 2         7 5  
Hawaii   5 3         9 5  
Rice   5 3         5 7  
Nevada   4 4         6 6  
Louisiana Tech   3 5         5 7  
San Jose State   2 6         3 8  
UTEP   1 6         2 10  
SMU   0 8         0 12  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
August 306:00 PMat Texas Tech*L 10–5844,364
September 136:00 PMat Baylor*L 7–1030,256
September 207:00 PMOklahoma State*FSNL 6–5227,106
September 279:00 PMat NevadaL 9–1221,128
October 47:00 PMUTEP
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
ESPNGPL 19–2121,412
October 119:00 PMat San Jose StateSPWL 14–3112,403
October 182:00 PMBoise State
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 3–4510,109
October 252:00 PMat TulsaL 16–3516,733
November 12:00 PMFresno State 
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 11–2014,014
November 82:00 PMat Louisiana TechL 6–4114,872
November 153:00 PMRice
SPWL 20–4111,856
November 292:00 PMNo. 19 TCU*
L 13–2020,112
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

RosterEdit

2003 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 13 Richard Bartel So
RB 32 Keylon Kincade Sr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DT 14 Allan Adami Sr
SS 27 Alvin Nnabuife   So
DE 40 Justin Rogers Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 41 Ryan Mentzel So
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2003-08-31

Team players in the NFLEdit

No SMU players were selected in the 2004 NFL Draft.

The following finished their college career in 2003, were not drafted, but played in the NFL.

Player Position First NFL team
Keylon Kincade Running back New York Giants

2004 SeasonEdit

2004 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceWestern Athletic Conference
2004 record3–8 (3–5 WAC)
Head coachPhil Bennett
Offensive coordinatorRusty Burns
Defensive coordinatorJim Gush
Home stadiumGerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
← 2003
2005 →
2004 WAC football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
No. 12 Boise State $   8 0         11 1  
UTEP   6 2         8 4  
No. 22 Fresno State   5 3         9 3  
Louisiana Tech   5 3         6 6  
Hawaii   4 4         8 5  
Nevada   3 5         5 7  
Tulsa   3 5         4 8  
SMU   3 5         3 8  
Rice   2 6         3 8  
San Jose State   1 7         2 9  
  • $ – Conference champion
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 47:00 PMTexas Tech*L 13–2734,689
September 116:05 PMat TCU*L 0–4433,458
September 186:00 PMat Oklahoma State*L 7–5946,073
September 257:00 PMSan Jose State
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
W 36–1317,841
October 27:05 PMat No. 23 Boise StateSPWL 20–3830,322
October 97:00 PMat RiceL 10–4415,367
October 165:00 PMLouisiana Tech
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
SPWL 10–4113,117
October 309:00 PMat Fresno StateL 0–4237,604
November 62:00 PMTulsa 
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
W 41–35 OT12,677
November 135:00 PMNevada
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
ESPNGPW 38–2010,206
November 204:05 PMat No. 24 UTEPL 27–5745,095
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game

RosterEdit

2004 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 12 Ashton Nixon Fr
QB 13 Jerad Romo Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
SS 27 Alvin Nnabuife Jr
DE 40 Justin Rogers So
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 41 Ryan Mentzel Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2004-10-13

2005 SeasonEdit

2005 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2005 record5–6 (4–4 CUSA)
Head coachPhil Bennett
Offensive coordinatorRusty Burns
Defensive coordinatorJim Gush
Home stadiumGerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
← 2004
2006 →
2005 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
UCF x   7 1         8 5  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 5  
Memphis   5 3         7 5  
East Carolina   4 4         5 6  
Marshall   3 5         4 7  
UAB   3 5         5 6  
West Division
Tulsa x$   6 2         9 4  
UTEP   5 3         8 4  
Houston   4 4         6 6  
SMU   4 4         5 6  
Tulane   1 7         2 9  
Rice   1 7         1 10  
Championship: Tulsa 44, Central Florida 27
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 37:00 PMBaylor*L 23–2829,538
September 108:30 PMNo. 22 TCU*
CSTVW 21–1022,416
September 1711:30 AMat Texas A&M*FSNL 8–6675,128
September 241:00 PMTulane
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 10–3115,681
October 13:00 PMat MarshallCSTVL 13–1625,218
October 86:00 PMat UABW 28–2723,255
October 152:00 PMEast Carolina
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 17–2411,715
October 222:00 PMat TulsaL 13–2022,502
November 52:00 PMRice 
W 27–715,236
November 195:00 PMat HoustonW 29–2414,650
November 262:00 PMUTEP
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
W 40–2717,194
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

RosterEdit

2005 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
QB 13 Jerad Romo Sr
WR 17 Emmanuel Sanders Fr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
SS 27 Alvin Nnabuife Sr
DE 40 Justin Rogers Jr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 41 Ryan Mentzel Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster
Last update: 2005-12-15

2006 SeasonEdit

2006 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2006 record6–6 (4–4 CUSA)
Head coachPhil Bennett
Offensive coordinatorRusty Burns
Defensive coordinatorJim Gush
Home stadiumGerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
← 2005
2007 →
2006 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
Southern Miss x   6 2         9 5  
East Carolina   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   4 4         5 7  
UCF   3 5         4 8  
UAB   2 6         3 9  
Memphis   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Houston x$   7 1         10 4  
Rice   6 2         7 6  
Tulsa   5 3         8 5  
SMU   4 4         6 6  
UTEP   3 5         5 7  
Tulane   2 6         4 8  
Championship: Houston 34, Southern Miss 20
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 26:00 PMat No. 25 Texas Tech*L 3–3550,362
September 96:00 PMat North Texas*L 6–2425,231
September 167:00 PMSam Houston State*W 45–1417,421
September 237:00 PMArkansas State*
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
W 55–912,979
September 306:30 PMat TulaneCSTVW 33–2821,565
October 78:05 PMat UTEPL 21–2441,258
October 142:00 PMMarshall
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
W 31–2114,032
October 212:00 PMat East CarolinaL 21–3834,141
October 316:30 PMUAB
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
ESPN2W 22–913,125
November 112:00 PMHouston 
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas (Rivalry)
L 27–3720,350
November 182:00 PMTulsa
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
W 34–2414,658
November 252:00 PMat RiceL 27–3112,867
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • Rankings from AP Poll released prior to the game
  • All times are in Central time

RosterEdit

2006 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
WR 17 Emmanuel Sanders So
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DE 40 Justin Rogers Sr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P 11 Andrew Galloway Jr
P/K 15 Thomas Morstead Jr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

2007 SeasonEdit

2007 SMU Mustangs football
ConferenceConference USA
DivisionWest
2007 record1–11 (0–8 CUSA)
Head coachPhil Bennett
Offensive coordinatorRusty Burns
Defensive coordinatorJim Gush
Home stadiumGerald J. Ford Stadium (c. 32,000)
Seasons
← 2006
2008 →
2007 Conference USA football standings
Conf     Overall
Team   W   L         W   L  
East Division
UCF x$   7 1         10 4  
East Carolina   6 2         8 5  
Memphis   6 2         7 6  
Southern Miss   5 3         7 6  
Marshall   3 5         3 9  
UAB   1 7         2 10  
West Division
Tulsa xy   6 2         10 4  
Houston x   6 2         8 5  
Tulane   3 5         4 8  
Rice   3 5         3 9  
UTEP   2 6         4 8  
SMU   0 8         1 11  
Championship: UCF 44, Tulsa 25
  • $ – Conference champion
  • x – Division champion/co-champions
  • y – Championship game participant
Rankings from AP Poll

ScheduleEdit

DateTimeOpponentSiteTVResultAttendance
September 33:00 PMTexas Tech*ESPNL 9–4926,969
September 87:00 PMNorth Texas*
W 45–3120,517
September 156:00 PMat Arkansas State*KTXAL 28–4517,465
September 227:30 PMat TCU*CSTVL 7–2131,511
September 293:30 PMUTEP
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
CSTVL 45–48 OT16,464
October 136:30 PMat Southern MissCSTVL 7–2831,253
October 207:00 PMTulane
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
FSNL 34–41 OT14,901
October 272:00 PMat TulsaKTXAL 23–2918,853
November 47:00 PMat HoustonESPNL 28–3822,774
November 102:00 PMRice 
L 42–4313,902
November 172:00 PMCentral Florida
  • Gerald J. Ford Stadium
  • University Park, Texas
L 20–4910,271
November 241:00 PMat MemphisKTXAL 52–55 3OT20,184
  • *Non-conference game
  •  Homecoming
  • All times are in Central time

RosterEdit

2007 SMU Mustangs football team roster
Players Coaches
Offense
Pos. # Name Class
OL 70 Kelvin Beachum Fr
OL 79 J.T. Brooks Fr
WR 83 Phillip Burley So
OL 69 Calvin Crockett So
RB 31 Travis DeJohn Fr
WR 88 Bradley Haynes Fr
WR 9 Jessie Henderson Sr
WR 25 La'Cori Johnson Sr
OL 77 Josh LeRibeus Fr
OL 78 Derek Lilly Fr
OL 74 Sean Lobo Sr
RB 20 James Mapps Jr
TE 45 Andrew McKinney Sr
QB 6 Michael Morse Fr
QB 10 Daniel Miller Fr
OL 72 Ross Nigh Jr
WR 24 Aldrick Robinson So
WR 17 Emmanuel Sanders Jr
QB 12 Zach Rhodes So
WR 16 Simeon Thomas Fr
OL 71 Kelly Turner Fr
QB 14 Logan Turner Fr
WR 25 Morgan Hudnall So
WR 5 Zach Zimmerman Jr
Defense
Pos. # Name Class
DB 12 Derrius Bell So
LB 54 Taylor Bon So
LB 27 Will Bonilla Sr
DB 23 Chris Castro Fr
DB 35 Tim Crosby So
DB 20 Chase Courtney So
DB 10 Rock Dennis Jr
DL 95 Mickey Dollens Fr
LB 52 Pete Fleps So
LB 29 Chase Kennemer Jr
DL 98 Szymon Czerniak Fr
DT 99 Serge Elizee Sr
DB 32 K. J. Ellis Jr
DE 96 Josh Geldert So
DL 97 Ben Goldthorpe Fr
DL 94 Patrick Handy Sr
DB 7 David Haynes Sr
DE 90 Rush Hughes So
CB 6 Bryan McCann Jr
LB 55 John Nwisienyi So
LB 52 Garrett Olson Fr
DE 93 Chris Parham Jr
DB 13 DeMikel Shankle Fr
DB 33 Seth Sloan Fr
DB 18 Terrance Wilkerson Fr
Special teams
Pos. # Name Class
P/K 4 Kellis Cunningham Jr
P 11 Andrew Galloway Sr
P/K 15 Thomas Morstead Sr
Head coach
Coordinators/assistant coaches

Legend
  • (C) Team captain
  • (S) Suspended
  • (I) Ineligible
  •   Injured
  •   Redshirt

Roster

ReferencesEdit

  • "2008 Football Media Guide" (PDF). SMU Athletic Department. p. 145.