Senior wide receiver Jesse Henderson (left) has set an NCAA record with 2,945 career kickoff return yards. Henderson broke the old record of 2,922 – set by Tulane’s Jeff Liggon from 1993-96 – with his performance during SMU’s game against Southern Mississippi Nov. 29, 2008. Read more.
First-year guard Paul McCoy was named Conference USA Men’s Basketball Rookie of the Week after his performance over three games in the 2008 SMU Tip-Off Classic Nov. 21-23 in Moody Coliseum. The Mustangs went 2-1 for the week with a 79-60 win over Houston Baptist, a 56-51 victory against Alabama State and an 84-73 loss to Illinois State in the championship game of the invitational. Read more.
The Mustang equestrian team is ranked #11 in the Intercollegiate Equestrian Coaches poll after pulling off the biggest win in program history: a 7-5 upset of #2 Georgia Nov. 23 at Park Lane Equestrian Center in Dallas. The season resumes next semester. Read more.
The cross country team finished 20th in the 2008 NCAA Division I Championships, which took place Nov. 24 at the LaVern Gibson Championship Cross Country Course in Terre Haute, Indiana. The team’s finish was its best in more than a decade. Read more.