Former TCU quarterback Casey Pachall will be back on campus Monday, as the school starts spring semester. The 21-year-old left TCU in the fall after a troubled 2012.
Pat Swilling made one of two free throws with 3.2 seconds remaining and teammate Scottie Haralson rebounded the miss to give Tulsa a 50-49 victory over TCU Saturday.
TCU’s defense forced four turnovers in dumping No. 18 Texas 20-13 Thursday night to get the Horned Frogs their biggest win of their first season in the Big 12.
With the breakup of the annual Texas-Texas A&M rivalry after more than 100 years, the No. 18 Longhorns will face Big 12 newcomer TCU on Thanksgiving night.
The Frogs are home Saturday night against third-ranked Kansas State, Patterson’s alma mater and where he started his coaching career.
The TCU football team has impressed the heck out of me its first year in the Big 12. The team has been dealt blow after blow after blow, but has survived to post a 5-2 record.
Oklahoma State starting quarterback J.W. Walsh will miss the rest of the season because of a knee injury that he was able to play through while throwing for a career-high 415 yards in a 31-10 victory over Iowa State on Saturday.
Texas Tech is also now one of the nation’s top defense teams. The Red Raiders are coming off a 49-14 victory over then-No. 5 West Virginia, and have allowed only 243 total yards a game.
Trevone Boykin threw for 261 yards and four touchdowns and TCU won 49-21 at Baylor on Saturday night to end the Bears’ nine-game home winning streak.
Things have gotten even more difficult for coach Gary Patterson and the Horned Frogs in their inaugural season in one of the nation’s best conferences.
TCU coach Gary Patterson met with the school’s chancellor and athletic director about suspended quarterback Casey Pachall. Patterson did not say anything more about Pachall.
TCU coach Gary Patterson was planning to use backup quarterback Trevone Boykin as a tailback when the 15th-ranked Horned Frogs play Iowa State.