Show must go on: SMU game is free, and stadium Jumbotron is there to help
DEC 07, 2013 1:25p ET
You've likely heard by now of Southern Methodist University making Saturday's football game vs. UCF free to the public due to inclement weather.
In case you haven't:
Yes, the football game must go on.
Even if the weather is a balmy 25 degrees — and feels like 17.
Even if classes and exams on the main campus have been canceled through the weekend.
And even if there will be no tailgating allowed.
Really, the weather is that bad.
But SMU is making moves to make the game a bit more comfortable, and that's where this comes in:
Plus, free parking and discounted hot chocolate should help warm up the crowd, as sparse as it may be.