Key matchup: SMU's Garrett Gilbert vs. TU secondary
BY BILL HAISTEN World Sports Writer
Saturday, November 24, 2012
11/24/12 at 3:24 AM
The Mustangs have protection issues as their quarterbacks have been sacked 27 times. TU leads Conference USA with 43 sacks. SMU QB Garrett Gilbert has been intercepted 13 times. If he is consistently pressured on Saturday, there might be two or three more.
SMU quarterback Garrett Gilbert breaks past Southern Mississippi's Jamie Collins for a touchdown earlier this month. CHRISTIAN RANDOLPH/The Dallas Morning News/AP