The last two weeks have seen the TCU Horned Frogs win a 49-21 game at Baylor and lose a tough 56-53 three-overtime contest to Texas Tech.
Despite the final result of each game, TCU head coach Gary Patterson isn't convinced his team played better in the win than the loss.
"Even in a loss last week I think we played better than we did against Baylor as a football team," Patterson said. "You just can't turn the ball over. For us, the last four ballgames we've won the takeaway battle we've won. And when we've lost the takeaway battle we've lost."
Those kinds of ebbs and flows can be expected from a team that leads the nation in true freshmen played at 16. TCU played its 16th Saturday when defensive end Josh Carraway was forced into action because of the injury to Stansly Maponga.
Maponga, who may not play this weekend at Oklahoma State, is just another in a long list of players the Frogs have lost this year to injury or who are no longer with the team.
That's tested the resiliency ...