The SMU Mustangs have announced their 2012 football schedule, which features games against Baylor, Texas A&M, TCU, Houston, Rice, and Southern Miss. This will be SMU’s final year in Conference USA as they will join the Big East in 2013.
The Mustangs open the 2012 season with four straight non-conference games: at Baylor (Sept. 1) and home vs. Stephen F. Austin (Sept. 8), Texas A&M (Sept. 15) and TCU (Sept. 29).
Featured C-USA games for SMU in 2012 include Houston (Sept. 20), Southern Miss (Nov. 10), and at Rice (Nov. 17). The remainder of the SMU conference slate includes at UTEP (Oct. 6), at Tulane (Oct. 13), vs. Memphis (Oct. 27), at UCF (Nov. 3) and vs. Tulsa (Nov. 24).
The 2012 C-USA Championship Game will be played on Saturday, Dec. 1 and will be hosted by the team with the highest C-USA winning %.