April 27, 2009

Tommy Poynter

Mustang offensive lineman Tommy Poynter ’08 was one of 12 student-athletes conference-wide to receive the inaugural Conference USA Spirit of Service Award.

Poynter, a three-year starter, began his football career as a walk-on, then earned a full scholarship after one year of play. He completed his Bachelor’s degree in business in May and is working on his Master’s degree in accounting. In addition, he is an active leader with Fellowship of Christian Athletes and speaks to high school students about the benefits of hard work.

Mustangs Mitch Enright and Pete Fleps are among 11 Conference USA football players named to the 2008 C-USA Football All-Academic team. Enright, an offensive lineman, is pursuing his M.B.A. after completing his Bachelor’s degree in business in three years. Fleps, a linebacker and sophomore marketing major, led SMU with 106 tackles in 2008.

2009 SMU Football Schedule

Mustang football kicks off its 2009 season on Sept. 5 with a home game against Stephen F. Austin. For season and individual ticket information, call 214-768-GAME. Click here for the 2009 schedule.