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.
Ohio State and TCU will play a home-and-home series in 2018-19.
Everything seemed to go so right for No. 16 TCU in its season opener.
Texas has a new Thanksgiving opponent. New Big 12 member TCU will play the Nov. 22 in Austin.
Coach Gary Patterson said Tuesday that Dawson was suspended because of school policy and won’t play for the 20th-ranked Horned Frogs this weekend. He would not discuss details.
The Frogs open the season Sept. 8 at home against Grambling State. Their first Big 12 game is a week later at Kansas.