DALLAS, TEXAS (January 5, 2009) The SMU Mustangs and Washington State Cougars have agreed to a home-and-home football series for the 2009 and 2010 seasons, it was announced today. SMU will travel to Pullman on Sept. 19, 2009, while Washington State will head to Dallas on Sept. 18, 2010.
The Mustangs and Cougars have never met on the gridiron, and SMU has not taken on a Pac-10 team since 1994, when SMU played at UCLA.
With the addition of the series, SMU's non-conference slate is filled through 2016. In addition to the WSU game, SMU's 2009 non-conference schedule includes a game versus TCU in Ft. Worth (Sept. 26), as well as home games against Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 5) and Navy (Oct. 17). The Conference USA portion of the schedule is not yet finalized.