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Kevin Pope ready for his first start

Kevin Pope ready for his first start

With SMU"s leading tackler Taylor Reed suspended for today's game at Tulsa, true freshman Kevin Pope will get the starting nod. Pope says he isn't nervous and feels like he can "get the job done." His teammates and coaches trust him just like he's a regular starter.

With starting linebacker Taylor Reed suspended for this today's game due to "conduct detrimental to the team," true freshman Kevin Pope will get the starting nod. Reed leads the team with 57 tackles this season; Pope has made 13, plus one sack. This conference road game against Tulsa is a must-win for SMU. Coming...

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