SMU coach Sonny Dykes reiterated his respect for TCU and apologized for the player’s attempt to raise the flag in the middle after a short brawl following Mustang’s 42-34 victory at Horned Frogs’ home. bottom.
The video shows the SMU receiver running towards the midfield after the match on Saturday, with a flag displaying the “D” logo of the Dallas school, before being guided by the opposite player from the TCU logo. Showed Rashee Rice.
After a while, Mustang’s defensive back Brandon Crosley tried to raise the flag before throwing it, but failed. The TCU player then pulled the flag off the pole, and the player got angry and threw the pole to the ground.
“I think our team tried to put up a flag in the middle of the field,” Dykes said. “If so, you shouldn’t. Tell them about it. No one in the world respects TCU or (coach) Gary Patterson … than me. Sorry. “
Rice made the headline for the week of the game, saying he thought the TCU was afraid to play SMU. Dallas / Fort Worth rivals didn’t play last year due to issues with the horned frog COVID-19. The school tried to reschedule the game but failed.
SMU’s victory at the 100th conference marked Mustang’s consecutive victories in the series for the first time since 1992-93.
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