The stage is now set for the first College Football Playoff, and it is going to be fantastic. Unfortunately, somebody had to be left out of the big party, and this year it was the Big 12.
For TCU coach Trent Johnson, possibly the best thing about starting 9-0 for the first time since the 1997-98 season was his team’s solemn postgame locker room.
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.
TCU quarterback Trevone Boykin and Horned Frogs linebacker Paul Dawson are The Associated Press players of the year in the Big 12.
The Big 12 co-champs, TCU and Baylor, were left out of the College Football Playoffs.
Texans like to think the Lone Star state is the center of the football world. This weekend, the biggest of the college season, it is.
No. 4 TCU earned a share of the conference title and kept its playoff bid alive with a 55-3 victory against lowly Iowa State on Saturday
TCU coach Gary Patterson really had no idea how much of an impact those final 11 minutes at Baylor could have nearly two months later.
The College Football Playoff will determine college football’s first national champion in the new playoff model in January, but the real playoff begins this weekend.
The final weekend in the Big 12 will illustrate both the risk and reward that come with the league’s decision to do away with its title game.
Texas fought hard to get bowl-eligible in coach Charlie Strong’s first season. After a humiliating 48-10 home loss to No. 6 TCU, the Longhorns now have to fight just to avoid a losing season.
Here they are again, chasing a league title but still sitting just outside of a potential berth in the new College Football Playoff heading in to a Thanksgiving night game at Texas.