TCU head coach Gary Patterson instructs his team during an NCAA college football game against SMU Saturday, Sept. 19, 2015, in Fort Worth, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

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Patterson prepares for SMU from TCU Student Media on Vimeo.

The SMU Mustangs will arrive in Fort Worth this Saturday one year removed from a 56-0 beatdown loss to TCU in Dallas.

But this year’s Mustangs aren’t resembling last year’s 1-11 squad.

SMU played No. 4 Baylor close and beat North Texas last week, equaling their win total from last year.

TCU coach Gary Patterson said he’s not taking his crosstown rivals lightly, and expects a much closer game than last year’s edition of the Battle for the Iron Skillet.