SMU's Dieter Catches 49-Yard Pass Against Stephen F. Austin
News:Gehrig Dieter caught a 49-yard pass against Stephen F. Austin on Saturday.
Analysis: Head coach Junes Jones commented this week that Gehrig Dieter would have an increased role in the offense and while that really didn't happen this week, Dieter at least made the most of his one touch.
News:Gehrig Dieter will have an increased role in the offense according to head coach June Jones, the Dallas Morning News reports.
Analysis:Gehrig Dieter's role was set to expand regardless of Darius Johnson's (concussion) status because of his work in practice and against live competition. In the season opener he had three catches for 64 yards with a touchdown. He makes for a decent sleeper candidate for those in search of WR help, as SMU takes on lower division Stephen F. Austin this Saturday.
News:Gehrig Dieter caught three passes for 64 yards with a touchdown in the season opener at Baylor.
Analysis: A freshman, this was Gehrig Dieter's first game at the collegiate level and he did well to find the end zone on a 40 yard pass, even if it was in garbage time. Expect ups and downs as he tries to find his niche in this offense that's still in transition at offensive line and QB.