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5-7, 5th in American Athletic - West

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SMU has hired former Texas assistant Jeff Traylor, a source confirmed to ESPN. He's expected to coach running backs and receive the title of associate head coach. The longtime Texas high school coach was a valuable recruiter in East Texas for the Longhorns the past two years and will be a nice get for Chad Morris' staff.

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Watch: SMU coaches dancing to The Temptations

It's national signing day for 2017 recruits, but SMU coaches are already working on the 2018 class with a video featuring some of their dance moves.

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Courtland Sutton back for more in 2017

Other Group of 5 receivers on better teams overshadowed Sutton last season. But SMU's standout wide receiver recorded 1,246 receiving yards and 10 touchdowns in 2016. Top returning players: Nos. 26-50 (Insider)

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Baylor's search may be more complicated

SMU's Chad Morris was a front-runner for the Baylor job last week, writes Adam Rittenberg, but the Mustangs' 75-31 loss to Navy might give Baylor hesitation. Who else might the Bears consider? Coaching quick takes (Insider)

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Gulley's 39-yard TD punctuates Navy's blowout win (1:15)

Watch: No. 25 Navy at SMU

Navy has two teams to pass in the Group of 5 race for a New Year's Six bowl. The Midshipmen have already clinched a spot in next week's AAC championship game. Live on ESPNU/WatchESPN

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Booth breakdown of the high-scoring affair that saw SMU capitalize on East Carolina turnovers to run away with the victory (1:46)
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SMU jumps the route for the pick-six (1:47)
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Breaking down Memphis' 51-7 win over SMU (2:20)
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Memphis' Henderson returns kickoff 99 yards to the house (0:59)
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Memphis lineman almost scoop-n-scores

Memphis' Jared Gentry scoops up a fumble and rumbles for 45 yards before being dragged down short of the end zone.

Watch: Memphis at SMU

Tigers QB Riley Ferguson has thrown for 2,278 yards and 17 TDs but also has eight interceptions. The Mustangs seek their first three-game winning streak since 2011. Live on ESPNews/watchESPN

Schlabach predicts SEC foe for SMU

SMU is 4-4 after going 2-10 last season. Both Mark Schlabach and Brett McMurphy predict the Mustangs will win at least two of their final four games to become bowl eligible. The Mustangs might even get a shot at an SEC team. Bowl projections

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SMU's West scores easy go-ahead TD (1:04)

Watch: SMU vs. Tulane

SMU comes off a huge win over then-No. 11 Houston last week. The Mustangs try to climb back to .500 with a win at Tulane. The Green Wave are 2-point favorites at home. Live on ESPNews/WatchESPN

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Morris: It Takes One Win To Start A Revolution

SMU coach Chad Morris talks to Brad Edwards, Chris Low and Chantel Jennings about the Mustangs' upset of Houston, the efforts to build the program and more.

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