TCU Horned Frogs
The Horned Frogs matched their win total from all of last season with an 80-69 victory over Furman on Tuesday night.
Patterson got 17 of 20 votes in the balloting by media members who cover the Big 12 on a regular basis. The award was revealed Tuesday.
After being passed over for a spot in college football’s first playoff, TCU got its consolation prize Sunday: Mississippi in the Peach Bowl.
Courtney Walker and No. 5 Texas A&M used their defense to overcome a sloppy game on the offensive side for the Aggies.
Now the Big 12 Conference has a real debate to settle after both of its co-champions were left out of the four-team playoff.
TCU hopes to hold onto its spot in the selection committee’s top four and earn the right to play for the national championship.
TCU coach Trent Johnson is not much of a historian, especially when it concerns his unbeaten Horned Frogs, who are off to their best start since 1997-98.
There are a few things to watch during Week 15, when the Big 12 finishes its regular season with games that have title implications for TCU and Baylor, both with identical records.
Now the small private Christian schools, with only about 90 miles of Interstate 35 between their Texas campuses, are competing for more than a share of the Big 12 title.
There is a significant gap between TCU and Baylor, even with their identical 10-1 records and both in position to share the Big 12 title.
Jim Swink, a star TCU running back and College Football Hall of Fame inductee who bypassed a professional football career to become a doctor, died Wednesday. He was 78.
In its first year in existence, the newly formed College Football Playoff is already being sharply criticized. But the truth is, it is working.