Northern Illinois looks to become the second back-to-back BCS Buster in the history of the BCS, joining TCU. Fresno State, currently the top team in the BCS-busting Mountain West Conference, is looking to reach their first BCS bowl game. So, who has the best shot?
TCU quarterback Casey Pachall never knew for sure if he was going to play for the first time since breaking his non-throwing arm seven weeks ago.
TCU’s home game against Texas is in a delay after officials sent players to the locker room late in the first half because of lightning in the area Saturday night.
Texas Tech (7-0, 4-0), which was ranked seventh in the preseason Big 12 poll, is now ranked 10th in the country and alone in first place.
Clint Chelf made a case for why he should again be Oklahoma State’s starting quarterback.
No. 12 Baylor and 16th-ranked Texas Tech are the league’s only undefeated teams. Texas is 3-0 in the conference after starting 1-2 this season.
TCU defensive end Devonte Fields will miss the rest of the season because of a foot injury that will require surgery. Fields was the Big 12 defensive player of the year last season.
It has only happened five times during Oklahoma coach Bob Stoops’ 15-year tenure, but occasionally another team comes to town and beats the Sooners on their home field.
The fact that six teams got first-place votes in the preseason Big 12 poll was a sure sign that league would be unpredictable in 2013.
Trevone Boykin completed 15 of 26 passes for 228 yards and two touchdowns and TCU’s defense forced five turnovers to lead the Horned Frogs to a 48-17 victory Saturday against rival SMU.
Both teams trying to avoid 1-3 starts. TCU hasn’t been 1-3 since 1999, when Gary Patterson was still defensive coordinator and the Frogs finished 8-4.
One of the greatest running backs in the game, and TCU alum, LaDainian Tomlinson stopped by New School to talk about the Dallas Cowboys, his time in San Diego and advice for Cowboys coach Jason Garrett.