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TCU News: There will be points

Here are your morning links! Football TCU-Texas Tech preview: expect plenty of points | Fort Worth Star Telegram This game is going to be a good ol’ Big 12 shootout. The teams have combined for more than 100 points in their last two outings, both won by the Horned Frogs. The total reached 107 last year in Lubbock, when the Frogs rallied for a 55-52 victory on Aaron Green’s...
Via Frogs O' War
October 27, 2016

TCU look to former player Dixon to bring Big 12 success

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) When TCU last won an NCAA Tournament game in 1987, Jamie Dixon was a senior guard for the then-Southwest Conference champion Horned Frogs. Dixon is now back at his alma mater as head coach, focused on the future and not the lack of any consistent success in the three decades since he played. ''We're starting over. I can't do anything about the last 30 years...
Via AP on Fox
October 26, 2016  |  Discuss

VIDEO: Big 12 ref stands his ground against TCU running back

Don’t you just hate when the refs inject themselves into a game more than they should? Sometimes they can’t help but get in the way of a play, and sometimes they get knocked over as a result. Not this Big 12 ref. TCU running back Kyle Hicks was picking up some good yardage on a run against West Virginia, when he ran into an unstoppable force; the ref. Hicks bounced off the ref...
Via The Comeback
October 23, 2016  |  Discuss

Howard throws 4 TDs, No. 12 West Virginia stomps TCU 34-10

MORGANTOWN, W.Va. (AP) Skyler Howard threw four touchdown passes and No. 12 West Virginia's improving defense held TCU scoreless in the second half of a 34-10 win Saturday. West Virginia (6-0, 3-0 Big 12) is off to its best start since winning its first seven games in 2006. Howard had first-half TD tosses of 10, 22 and 11 yards to three different receivers to stake West Virginia...
Via AP on Fox
October 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Realistic Expectations for TCU Basketball: Postseason Play

With the return of an experienced lineup and the addition of a talented recruiting class, what can Frog fans expect in Dixon’s first year? With only a short few weeks until the Jamie Dixon era tips off at Schollmaier Arena, it’s important to look forward and set a realistic set of expectations. There is no doubt that since Dixon was hired, the buzz around the TCU basketball program...
Via Frogs O' War
October 20, 2016

TCU News: Hill, Howard both starred at Tarrant area schools

Here are your morning links! Football TCU-West Virginia preview: QBs starred at Tarrant area schools | Fort Worth Star Telegram Returning starters could give TCU a big boost heading into this one. TCU coach Gary Patterson is hopeful the Frogs will be bolstered by the return of two key offensive players who have missed multiple games because of injuries, receiver/kick returner...
Via Frogs O' War
October 20, 2016

West Virginia aims to stay unbeaten against TCU

The No. 12 West Virginia Mountaineers will look to improve to 6-0 for the first time since 2006 and also stay on top of the Big 12 Conference standings when they host the TCU Horned Frogs in Morgantown, W.Va., on Saturday afternoon.The Mountaineers (5-0, 2-0 Big 12) have developed a reputation for producing high-powered offenses in recent years, but come in off a sparkling defensive...
Via AP on Fox
October 19, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU News: More Expansion Opinions

The Big 12 will vote on expansion in the coming days; what will they decide? Football: There should be no expansion in sight for the Big 12, college football's weakest power conference | Sports Day With the vote impending... here we go again... Oklahoma president David Boren has flip-flopped on expansion in recent weeks. He has responded to UT's support of the University of Houston...
Via Frogs O' War
October 14, 2016

Missed field goal spoils Jayhawks' bid to upset TCU

LAWRENCE, Kan. -- Kenny Hill completed 17 of 32 passes for 206 yards with one touchdown pass and one rushing score to help TCU narrowly escape Kansas 24-23 on Saturday.Kansas took a 23-14 lead late in the third quarter on Ryan Willis' 21-yard touchdown. But TCU answered early in the fourth. On third-and-12 in its own territory, Hill scrambled and fumbled, but he picked it up and...
Via AP on Fox
October 08, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU coach almost apologizes for post-Oklahoma comments

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- TCU coach Gary Patterson almost apologized for some of the comments he made about officials when upset after the Horned Frogs' loss to Oklahoma.Patterson said Tuesday at the end of his weekly news conference that he is passionate in his job, and could count about six times in 19 seasons saying something in postgame that he later regretted.After a 52-46 loss...
Via AP on Fox
October 05, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU's Patterson almost apologizes for post-Oklahoma comments

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU coach Gary Patterson almost apologized for some of the comments he made about officials when upset after the Horned Frogs' loss to Oklahoma. Patterson said Tuesday at the end of his weekly news conference that he is passionate in his job, and could count about six times in 19 seasons saying something in postgame that he later regretted. After a 52-46...
Via AP on Fox
October 04, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU’s Gary Patterson takes dig at officials, OU QB Baker Mayfield

There’s no shortage of bad blood between Gary Patterson and Oklahoma QB Baker Mayfield (and his father). And, there was more fuel added to that fire after TCU lost to Oklahoma 52-46 on Saturday. After the game, Patterson ripped the officials, and in the same breath, called out Mayfield, who claimed in an ESPN magazine feature in August that TCU prevented him from receiving...
Via Heartland College Sports
October 02, 2016

TCU coach unhappy with refs, takes swipe at Baker Mayfield

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- TCU coach Gary Patterson was admittedly upset with the officiating, especially the intentional grounding penalty against Kenny Hill when the 21st-ranked Horned Frogs had the ball for one last drive in a 52-46 loss to Oklahoma.Patterson also felt there was a lack of holding calls.Ant that all led to an apparent swipe at Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield...
Via AP on Fox
October 02, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU's Patterson unhappy with refs, takes swipe at Mayfield

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU coach Gary Patterson was admittedly upset with the officiating, especially the intentional grounding penalty against Kenny Hill when the 21st-ranked Horned Frogs had the ball for one last drive in a 52-46 loss to Oklahoma. Patterson also felt there was a lack of holding calls. Ant that all led to an apparent swipe at Oklahoma quarterback Baker Mayfield...
Via AP on Fox
October 01, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU Olympic Sports Update: Mid-Season Report

A couple TCU teams are off to some hot starts as conference play gets underway. Volleyball Jill Kramer and her Horned Frogs volleyball team came into the season with lofty expectations after upsetting national runner-up Texas 3-0 in Fort Worth during Big 12 play and making the NCAA Tournament. The team was picked to finish 4th in the conference by Big 12 coaches and senior...
Via Frogs O' War
September 29, 2016

TCU to debut new black helmets vs. Oklahoma

These helmets look AWESOME. TCU is becoming known for having new uniform combinations year to year, because Nike really likes working with the Frogs. Now, TCU has just released a video showing glimpses of a new helmet to be worn against Oklahoma. Ahead of our time like we live our whole lives backwards. Same team. New look. #BlackoutTheCarter pic.twitter.com/zlwPL2Gjir...
Via Frogs O' War
September 29, 2016

Hill tosses 2 2nd-half TDs, TCU pulls away from SMU 33-3

DALLAS (AP) Kenny Hill threw for 452 yards and two second-half touchdowns, including a 75-yarder to John Diarse on the first play after halftime, and TCU pulled away from SMU 33-3 on Friday night. Diarse's catch-and-run score on a quick slant came after he left the game in the second quarter following a hard hit from Darrion Millines that led to a targeting ejection for the SMU...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU pulls away in second half to beat SMU

DALLAS (AP) -- Kenny Hill threw for 452 yards and two second-half touchdowns, including a 75-yarder to John Diarse on the first play after halftime, and TCU pulled away from SMU 33-3 on Friday night.Diarse's catch-and-run score on a quick slant came after he left the game in the second quarter following a hard hit from Darrion Millines that led to a targeting ejection for the SMU...
Via AP on Fox
September 23, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU needs to be more emotional in non-Big 12 game vs. SMU

DALLAS (AP) Other than getting a victory, TCU coach Gary Patterson was far from satisfied because of what he perceived as a lack of emotion from his Horned Frogs in their Big 12 opener. Now they play their final non-conference game against former SWC rival SMU in the game known as the Battle for the Iron Skillet. And the Frogs' first road game this season comes on a short week...
Via AP on Fox
September 22, 2016  |  Discuss

Unranked TCU focused on Big 12 opener against Iowa State

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU coach Gary Patterson isn't worried about the College Football Playoff or that the Horned Frogs dropped out of the national rankings. ''I'm just trying to beat Iowa State. That's where all the mistakes are made,'' Patterson said about focusing on those other issues. ''Shoot, I'm fired up we're not in the (Top 25 ).'' The young Frogs (1-1), coming off...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

TCU focused on Big 12 opener against Iowa State

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) -- TCU coach Gary Patterson isn't worried about the College Football Playoff or that the Horned Frogs dropped out of the national rankings."I'm just trying to beat Iowa State. That's where all the mistakes are made," Patterson said about focusing on those other issues. "Shoot, I'm fired up we're not in the (Top 25 )."The young Frogs (1-1), coming off a double...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss

Arkansas aims to remain in national spotlight after TCU win

FAYETTEVILLE, Ark. (AP) Like the rest of his Arkansas teammates, Brooks Ellis spent much of the offseason focused on a better start to the season than in recent years. Now that the No. 24 Razorbacks (2-0) have reached that goal, the middle linebacker isn't about to let the hint of success get in the way of what he hopes are greater things ahead. Arkansas made its return to national...
Via AP on Fox
September 16, 2016  |  Discuss
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