The excitement associated with SMU's historic 45-10 win in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl on December 24 goes well beyond the game itself. The entire SMU community is involved, from the band and cheerleaders to the Peruna mascot, the pom squad, students, and the football players themselves. Following is a selection of stories related to this historic campuswide experience.
BOBO BOWL BLOG
Public Affairs Staffer Robert Bobo provided live commentary from the scene in Hawaii. Check back regularly.
  THE BOWL EXPERIENCE
Experience the thrill of going to the bowl through photos taken by Public Affairs Staffer Robert Bobo, Cheer Advisor Zac Brannon and Band Member Ashley Howe.
SUPPORTING THE MUSTANGS
Read the blog by members of SMU's Spirit Squad who went to Hawaii to cheer the team on and bring a sense of community pride.
A GENEROUS GESTURE
Mustang fans who couldn't travel to the bowl were there in spirit by sponsoring the attendance of U.S. servicemen and women stationed in the islands.
GAME HIGHLIGHTS
See video highlights of the game presented by ESPN.
HUB OF SMU SPIRIT
They were the first to arrive and the last to leave. Meet the Mustang Band, making music since 1917.
See slide show of the Band.
 
REPLAY OF THE GAME
See the ESPN360 replay of the game on December 24, 2009. (You will be prompted to download enabling software before the game will play.)
THE TIPPING POINT
Hear the final 2 minutes of the SMU-UTEP game, starting with the last play run by UTEP and ending with SMU becoming bowl eligible for the first time in 25 years.
GRADUATION DAY
Seven football players delayed their trip to Hawaii to participate in graduation ceremonies on Saturday, Dec. 19.
ALUMNI CONNECTION
The online Connections newsletter heaps praise on the Mustangs and offers package deals to Hawaii.
SMU FOOTBALL ANTHEM
The 2009 SMU Football Anthem "For My City" by hip-hop artist J-Makk, united a team, its campus and its hometown.
IN THE BEGINNING
Whether Mustang fans are bowl bound or not, they can relive the old football years with a vintage-looking calendar, The Golden Age of Football: 1920s to 1960s.
BOWL BOUND
SMU announces its acceptance of an invitation to play in the Sheraton Hawaii Bowl before a standing-room-only crowd of students, faculty and staff.
FORD STADIUM WEST
SMU took the entire football program, spirit squad, band and even Peruna to the bowl game in Honolulu.
ALUMNI HAWAII BOWL EVENTS
SMU Alumni Relations in partnership with the SMU Mustang Club invited alumni to enjoy food and fun with SMU alumni, friends, and family.
BOWL CENTRAL
Everything you wanted to know about game day, including game recaps, roster and television coverage.