TCU HORNED FROGS NEWS

Patterson, TCU holding out information for game vs. Minnesota

We know about everything there is to know about TCU heading into the 2015 season.  The Frogs have gotten a lot of publicity, but that's what happens when you start the year ranked No. 2 in the nation  and have a Heisman Trophy candidate at quarterback. However, there's still a bit of mystery left in advance of Thursday's opener against TCU. Two defensive players won't play, according...
Via Fox Sports
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

TCU looks for golden start, Texas takes Big 12 to South Bend

Things to watch in the Big 12 Conference during the opening week of the season. Three teams get started with road games before Saturday, the day the other seven league teams open up - all but one of those at home: GAME OF THE WEEK: No. 2 TCU at Minnesota. After being left out of the first College Football Playoff, the defending co-Big 12 champion Horned Frogs open Thursday night...
Via AP on Fox
1 hour ago  |  Discuss

Gophers' home opener is prime-time chance for revenge against No. 2 TCU

Trevone Boykin and his buddies at TCU have grown tired of hearing about last season, when the Horned Frogs shared the Big 12 title but were left out of the first College Football Playoff. The second-ranked Horned Frogs finally get to start fresh with an early opener. They are at Minnesota on Thursday night with their highest preseason ranking ever. "The talk is cheap and I'm ready...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Gophers' home opener is prime-time chance for revenge against No. 2 TCU

Trevone Boykin and his buddies at TCU have grown tired of hearing about last season, when the Horned Frogs shared the Big 12 title but were left out of the first College Football Playoff. The second-ranked Horned Frogs finally get to start fresh with an early opener. They are at Minnesota on Thursday night with their highest preseason ranking ever. "The talk is cheap and I'm ready...
Via Fox Sports North
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

Highest ranking, early opener push No. 2 TCU past 2014 snub

Trevone Boykin and his buddies at TCU have grown tired of hearing about last season, when the Horned Frogs shared the Big 12 title but were left out of the first College Football Playoff. The second-ranked Horned Frogs finally get to start fresh with an early opener. They are at Minnesota on Thursday night with their highest preseason ranking ever. ''The talk is cheap and I'm ready...
Via AP on Fox
3 hours ago  |  Discuss

TCU Football Preview: Why The Horned Frogs Can Win The National Title

Editor’s note: This is the 14th in a 15-part series in which we preview college football’s top teams. We’ll be counting down from 15 to one, with the final team, released on Sept. 3 – the day college football starts – serving as our national title pick. 2. TCU Horned Frogs In 2013, saddled with a poor offense and some real bad luck, Gary Patterson’s TCU Horned Frogs...
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6 hours ago  |  Discuss

TCU releases depth chart in advance of Thursday's opener

True freshman Mike Freeze will start at middle linebacker and senior Bram Kohlhausen will back up Trevone Boykin at quarterback. TCU released its depth chart in advance of Thursday's season-opening game at Minnesota.  You can check out the entire two-deep here. Other notes of interest on the depth chart include true freshman KaVontae Turpin at punt returner. There are nine true...
Via Fox Sports
9 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patterson: TCU can't worry about living up to No. 2 ranking

FORT WORTH — TCU coach Gary Patterson wants his No. 2 Horned Frogs focused on winning their season opener instead of trying to live up to their highest ranking in the preseason.
Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Football
19 hours ago

2015 TCU Horned Frogs Betting Odds

The 2015 college football season is just days away, and the TCU Horned Frogs will be one of the teams to beat not just in the Big XII, but in all of college football … with a team many think will make the College Football Playoff. If you’re interested in laying some money down on the team, BetDSI has released TCU’s season odds. The video below previews the betting action.
Via Gamedayr
23 hours ago  |  Discuss

Patterson: TCU can't worry about living up to No. 2 ranking

FORT WORTH, Texas (AP) TCU coach Gary Patterson wants his No. 2 Horned Frogs focused on winning their season opener instead of trying to live up to their highest ranking in the preseason. ''The worst thing that can happen to us is worry that we have to play like a No. 2 team in the country,'' Patterson said Tuesday. ''We only have to worry about that at the end of the season.''...
Via AP on Fox
1 day ago  |  Discuss

Defense rules with Patterson, TCU

There are all sorts of reasons for TCU's success. Mostly, it's coach Gary Patterson.  In a recent post from Grantland.com, the website takes a look at Patterson, where he came from and how he built the Horned Frogs into a front-runner for the 2015 national title. However, a large part of the piece explains TCU's 4-2-5 defense in specific detail.  "I do not believe the 4-2-5 defense...
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Jerry Kill: Playing No. 2 TCU will be 'good measuring stick' for Gophers

Minnesota football coach Jerry Kill spoke with the media Tuesday on the Big Ten's weekly coaches teleconference, ahead of the Gophers' season opener Thursday at home against No. 2 TCU. Kill discussed the state of the offensive line, how last year's loss to the Horned Frogs has affected his team's preparation and his expectations for quarterback Mitch Leidner. Here is the full transcript...
Via Fox Sports North
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TCU opens as massive favorite against Minnesota

Thursday night, home team and an underdog? Seems like a pretty good formula for Minnesota, which will be motivated in its opener against TCU. Do you like Minnnesota at home against TCU? The Gophers are catching 16 points in the season opener for both teams making it an intriguing spot for the No. 2 Horned Frogs. TCU beat Minnesota last year in Fort Worth. TCU won eight games in a...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

SQ College Football Top-25 Preview: #3 TCU

We’re getting closer and closer to the start of the 2015 college football season. In order to prepare our readers, SQ has created a Top-25 preview series. Today, we focus on TCU. Team: TCU SQ Ranking: 3 2014 Record: 12-1 Finish in AP Poll: 3 Head Coach: Gary Patterson (16th year) Key Arrivals: OT Sam Awolope, CB Deshawn Raymond, ATH Tony James, WR Jarrison Stewart, DE Breylin...
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2 days ago  |  Discuss

Minnesota creates arcade game to hype TCU match-up

You guys remember Frogger right? It was one of the simplest arcade games of all time, but it was still one of the most aggravating at the same time. I personally loved the game as a kid and can still spend hours on the machine at the arcade, if those even still exist outside of Dave & Buster’s. If you love college football and are ready for the season to begin, then you may...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU coach Gary Patterson praises S Derrick Kindred

TCU senior safety Derrick Kindred knew that when the Horned Frogs lost six starters on defense, it was time for him to step up as a leader. As his coach Gary Patterson told Carlos Mendez of the Fort Worth Star-Telegram, Kindred has done just that. “He’s been a leader. He’s made plays,” Patterson said. Sure enough, Kindred also spoke to Mendez and explained just how he was...
Via Campus Sports Net
3 days ago  |  Discuss

Kill, Gophers fired up for big test vs. No. 2 TCU

Jerry Kill is constantly receiving pep talks these days, all over the University of Minnesota's campus. The motivational speeches aren't needed, however. With a date against powerful TCU fastly approaching, Kill's already anxious enough as it is. ". . . If I walk outside the door here and go down here to get a Starbucks coffee, I have about three or four people say, 'Hey, Coach,...
Via Fox Sports North
4 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU reminds us: Don’t invent stupid unwritten rules in college football

College football is messy. It always has been. It always will be, no matter how precise a playoff system the sport might devise or revise in the future. Think you have the perfect plan? A college football season’s imperfections and plot twists will usually (though not always — see Texas-USC in 2005) work around it and cause a number of inconveniences. For those who are new to...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU reminds us: Don’t invent stupid unwritten rules in college football

College football is messy. It always has been. It always will be, no matter how precise a playoff system the sport might devise or revise in the future. Think you have the perfect plan? A college football season’s imperfections and plot twists will usually (though not always — see Texas-USC in 2005) work around it and cause a number of inconveniences. For those who are new to...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 2 — Texas Christian

TCU Horned Frogs 2014 Record: 12-1 (Won Peach Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Will TCU build on last season and make the playoff this season? Last season, TCU was clearly one of the best teams in the country, but a loss to Baylor kept the Horned Frogs out of the first playoff. TCU held a 21-point lead with 11 minutes remaining in the game and was unable to hold off Baylor. The burning...
Via The Student Section
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Bloguin Top 50: No. 2 — Texas Christian

TCU Horned Frogs 2014 Record: 12-1 (Won Peach Bowl) 1 Burning Question: Will TCU build on last season and make the playoff this season? Last season, TCU was clearly one of the best teams in the country, but a loss to Baylor kept the Horned Frogs out of the first playoff. TCU held a 21-point lead with 11 minutes remaining in the game and was unable to hold off Baylor. The burning...
Via Bloguin Best
6 days ago  |  Discuss

Big 12 breakdown: BU-TCU showdown should decide Big 12 champion

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Via WacoTrib.com - Baylor Football
6 days ago

Frogs racking up the individual preseason honors

The awards keep coming in for the TCU football team and its players. Quarterback Trevone Boykin, wide receiver Josh Docton and running back Aaron Green have been named to the watch list for the Earl Campbell Tyler Rose Award which is presented to the nation's top player with Texas ties. Meanwhile, TCU center Joey Hunt and offensive tackle Halapoulavaati Vaitai have been added to...
Via Fox Sports
7 days ago  |  Discuss

Ex-Boise State DE transferring to TCU

Despite one particular former Boise State defensive end suffering misfortune in the Lone Star State, another is still heading there via a transfer. In an announcement on his personal Twitter page a couple of days ago, former Bronco Mat Boesen announced his intentions to transfer to Texas Christian and continue his college career. Just committed to TCU I'm a frog baby! pic.twitter...
Via Campus Sports Net
9 days ago  |  Discuss

TCU returner Cameron Echols-Luper has left the team

FORT WORTH, Texas -- TCU receiver and kick returner Cameron Echols-Luper has left the school. Echols-Luper announced the decision on his Twitter account. TCU officials confirmed Saturday that the junior, whose father is the Horned Frogs' running backs coach, is no longer in the program. In his tweet, Echols-Luper said he decided to begin a new chapter in his life with a "fresh start...
Via AP on Fox
10 days ago  |  Discuss
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