SMU coach June Jones responded Wednesday to TCU coach Gary Patterson's rant a day earlier against the Mustangs coach and his program, saying Patterson misconstrued a compliment.
Gary Patterson said he is ending whatever civil relationship TCU and SMU shared after he felt disrespected by postgame comments from SMU coach June Jones and a Mustangs player.
SMU's big-conference credibility gained steam with win over rival TCU.
Conference rivalries are threatened by realignment, but TCU-SMU endures.
TCU is in a holding pattern as conference turmoil threatens the Big East.
June Jones and SMU seek stability as the national landscape keeps shifting.
TCU's Gary Patterson plays up triumphant but potentially costly effort at SMU.
The 2010 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl will be played at SMU's Gerald J. Ford Stadium in Dallas because of renovations to TCU's football stadium after this season, it was announced Tuesday.
Renovations to TCU's football stadium will shift the 2010 Bell Helicopter Armed Forces Bowl from Fort Worth to Dallas for at least one year, a source said Monday.
Doak Legends Eric Dickerson and Craig James revel in SMU's football resurgence.
SMU's talented recruiting haul shows Mustangs are starting to pull their weight.
June Jones leads SMU out of the death-penalty darkness with Hawaii Bowl berth.