Buffalo Wild Wings Bowl
(7-5) TCU vs. (6-6) Michigan State 9:15 CT Saturday, Dec. 29 Sun Devil Stadium Tempe, AZ
TCU: In the end, it was a brush of bad publicity, not the season wrecking ball that some predicted, when Casey Paschall left TCU after a brush with the law just before the Frogs were to play their first Big 12 home game against Iowa State. For the fan who doesn't follow TCU closely, the name most easily lost is Waymon James. He was the Frogs leading rusher (875 yds) last year, but was lost for 2012 with an injury against Kansas in Week 3.
It was a rough initiation for Trevone Boykin, but the freshman survived and helped carry the offense. By season's end, he was throwing to the endzone to upset Oklahoma on the game's final play, but the ball sailed through the trusted hands of Trevone Boykin, bonking him in the facemask, while surrounded by two Sooners. Combine that with an overtime game with Texas Tech that could have easily gone another way and TCU could be looking...