Sonny Dykes

SMU head coach talks 2020 season.

Jim Rome
November 12, 2020 - 10:22 am
Sonny Dykes

USA Today


Info & Stats: SMU Head Coach

All Topics: Starting slow vs. Temple on Saturday | Beating Temple 47-23 | Having some explosive players | Losing Reggie Roberson Jr. to injury | Tyler Page’s value to the program | Shane Buechele’s talent | Buechele starting at Texas as a freshman | COVID | Precautions they are taking in pandemic | Feels like the AAC has done an excellent job in the pandemic

Nov 12th 2020

Sept 20th 2020

All Topics: Playing an actual game this Saturday | Work in the area of racial injustice | 2020 team expectations | Having a lot of talent on this team | 10 wins last season | Always trying to gain credibility | Wide receiving talent | Quarterback Shane Buechele | Buechele’s talent | Defense | Recruiting and building a program | We have a lot to sell at SMU | Finally preparing for an opponent


Sept 30th 2019

All Topics: Starting the season 5-0 | Preparation for USF | Program being ranked for the first time since the 1987 “death penalty” | SMU campus | Texas football as a whole | Year 2 growth | First year of running a program is difficult | Developing relationships with players you didn’t recruit | 65 new faces in the program | Spending time with Gary Patterson at TCU | Goals at SMU now | Working with Mike Leach and Hal Mumme