DALLAS (AP) -
ran for 67 yards and a pair of 4-yard touchdowns as TCU defeated SMU 48-7 on Saturday.
(4-0) outgained SMU 498-210 in total yards. The Mustangs (1-3) have allowed all four of their opponents to score more than
TCU converted two turnovers into touchdowns less than six minutes into the game. Safety
recovered a fumble at the SMU 39-yard line on the second play of the game. Five plays later, Turner scored on a 4-yard run.
TCU extended its lead to 14-0 after defensive end
intercepted a screen pass and returned it 24 yards for a touchdown with 9:15 left in the quarter.
Turner scored on another 4-yard run on the
? first possession of the second half. Later in the third quarter, following an interception by nose tackle
scored on a 5-yard run to give TCU a 34-0 lead.
Dalton was 16-of-25 for 210 yards before sitting out the final quarter. Backup quarterback
led all rushers with 115 yards on seven attempts, including a 79-yard touchdown run late in the fourth.
Bo Levi Mitchell
completed 20-of-36 passes for 218 yards with two interceptions and one touchdown. Mustangs receiver
led all receivers with six receptions and 62 yards.
retain the ''Iron Skillet'' given to the winner of the Dallas-Fort Worth rivalry. The
has not trailed this season and are off their its best start since 2003, when they started the season 10-0. They face a tougher
matchup next week when they go on the road to play No. 2 Oklahoma.