The Dallas Cowboys needed the field to be an inch longer on Sunday.
The SMU Mustangs are a game and a half behind Tulsa in the Conference USA West Division.
The Texas Rangers will win the AL West with a win in Oakland.
The Texas Rangers gain valuable breathing room in the AL West
TCU's new conference home sees the Horned Frogs on top early.
Texas looks to officially return to the postseason this week.
The A's and Rangers play seven times in the season's final 10 games.
SMU forced nine turnovers in a dominant victory.